Wake County Vital Records
 
Vital Records
  • Birth Certificates, since 1913

  • Death Certificates, since 1930
    (Death records, 1913-1969, at NC Archives)

  • Marriage Licenses, since 1962
    (Marriages, since 1868, at Wake County Register of Deeds)
    (Marriages, prior to 1868, at NC Archives)

  • Divorces, since 1958

  • Wake County Register of Deeds
    Garland Jones Building
    300 S. Salisbury Street
    P.O. Box 1897
    Raleigh, NC 27602-1897
    919-856-5460
    Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Birth Certificates, since 1913

  • Delayed Birth Certificates

  • Death Certificates, since 1913

  • Deeds (on-line searchable index back to c. 1928)

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Deeds of Trust

  • Marriage Licenses and Registers, since 1868
    (earlier marriages, prior to 1868, at NC Archives)

  • Military Discharges (Beginning with World War I)

  • Uniform Commercial Code Filings

  • Clerk of Superior Court, Wake County
    Wake County Courthouse
    336 Fayetteville Street Mall
    P.O. Box 351
    Raleigh, NC 27602-0351
    Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Specify the division when writing
        Civil Division
        1st floor
        919-755-4107
  • Judgments

  • Liens and Lis Pendes

  • Divorces

        Criminal Division
        1st floor
        919-755-4112
  • Felony Cases

  • Appeals

        Estates Division
        12th floor
        919-755-4116
  • Wills

  • Estate Records

  • Guardianship Records

        Special Proceedings Division
        12th floor
        919-755-4109
  • Adoptions

  • Incompetencies

  • Name Changes

  • Sale of Land (usually involving minors or incompetent adults)

  • Partitions (division of land)

  • Caveats (will disputes)

  • Involuntary Commitments




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