Register of Deeds
 

 Birth, Death and Marriage Records

 The Davidson County Register of Deeds maintains birth, death, and marriage records for people who were born, died, or whose marriage license is filed in Davidson County.

Who may obtain a certified copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate?

Certified copies will be issue to:

  • The applicant
  • The applicant's spouse 
  • The applicant parent/step-parent
  • The applicant brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister
  • The applicant's child/step-child 
  • The applicant's grandparent/grandchild 
  • Any person seeking information for legal determination of personal or property rights
  • An authorized agent, attorney or legal representative of the applicant
  • Identification is required from all who request a certified vital record.  Uncertified copies of all vital records are open to public inspection.

    How do I obtain a certified copy of a vital record by mail?

     -  Click here https://davidsonrod.permitium.com to access the online forms and payment system.  The system accepts all major debit and credit cards.
     -  On the online form, you will be asked to provide your required mailing address(es).  We will send your requested documents to the mailing address(es) provided.
     -  All vital documentation is sent via regular US Mail.



    Register of Deeds
     PO Box 464
     Lexington, NC 27293
     


    Public Notices
    Identity Theft Protection Act
     Per GS 132-1.8 (g)
     Effective December 1, 2005
    Viewable at:  www.ncga.state.nc.us/sessions/2005/bills/senate/html/s1048v6.html

     Any person preparing or filing a document for recordation or filing in the official records may not include a social security, employer taxpayer identification, drivers license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit car, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code or passwords in the document, unless expressly required by law or court order, adopted by the State Registrar on records of vital events, or redacted so that no more than the las four digits of the identification number is included.

     Any person has a right to request a register of deeds to remove, from an image or copy of an official record placed on a register of deeds' Internet Web site available to the general public or on an Internet Web site available to the general public used by a register of deeds to display public records, any social security, employer taxpayer identification, drivers license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit car, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code or passwords contained in an official record.  The request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the register of deeds.  The request must specify the personal information to be redacted, information that identifies the document that contains the personal information and unique information that identifies the location within the document that contains the social security, employer taxpayer identification, drivers license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit car, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code or passwords to be redacted.  No fee will be charged for the redaction pursuant to such a request.  Any person who requests a redaction without proper authority to do so shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars(500.00) for each violation.

    Vital Records
    Open to the Public?  Yes
    Fees?  $10.00 - Certified Copy
    Description:
    Maintain and Preserve Birth, Death & Marriage Records

    Locations and Phone Numbers
    Register of Deeds
    203 West 2nd Street
    Lexington, NC  27292
    Availability:
    8:00:00 AM - 5:00:00 PM
    Map    Directions
    Call (336) 242-2150 between 8:00:00 AM and 5:00:00 PM
    Calling Directions: NA

    * Phone Numbers are displayed only for services open to the public.