~PUBLIC NOTICES~


Fraud Detection Notification
Effective November 16, 2020


Krista M. Lowe, Randolph County Register of Deeds, in partnership with Courthouse Computer Systems, is now providing a Fraud Detection Notification service to the property owners of Randolph County. Registered users will be alerted via email when any transactions are recorded in the Register of Deeds office matching the name(s) enrolled with the free service.  
To enroll in the FREE service, visit our Fraud Detection page. Enter your name and email and up to five names for the system to monitor for document filings.



Electronic Document Recording (eRecording)
Effective September 3rd, 2014

Randolph County partners with the following eRecording vendors: CSC, EPN and Simplifile. You must initially file a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to have the ability to record electronically. We will accept eRecordings daily until 4:30 pm.




Self Addressed Stamped Envelopes
Effective July 1, 2012

Due to an increase in returned mail and higher postage rates, effective July 01, 2012, all outgoing mail will need to have a self addressed stamped envelope with documentation brought in or sent in for recording. This only applies to documentation being mailed not picked up at our office. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Access To Military Discharge Documents
Widow and Widower Authorized Effective June 23, 2011

Session Law 2011-246 (H 312), sec. 8, revises G.S. 47-113.2(b)(1) to give the subject's widow or widower the ability to file and receive a copy directly rather than only with another authorized person's written permission.




Randolph County Board of Commissioners Resolution
Effective September 5, 2007

Pursuant to Randolph County Board of Commissioners resolution on September 4, 2007, notaries may not be sworn in after 4:30 p.m. in the Randolph County Register of Deeds Office.



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 card, 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 last 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 card, 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 card, 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.

Request for Redaction Form (MS Word-fillable)
Request for Redaction Form (Adobe)


Randolph County Board of Commissioners Resolution
Effective June 5, 1995

Pursuant to Randolph County Board of Commissioners resolution on June 5, 1995, documents may not be recorded after 4:30 p.m. in the Randolph County Register of Deeds Office.