The Randolph County Register of Deeds maintains birth, death and marriage records for people who were born, whose death
occurred, or whose marriage license is filed in Randolph County.
Who may obtain a certified copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate?
Certified copies will be issued to:
- The applicant
- The applicant's spouse
- The applicant's parent/step-parent
- The applicant's 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
Valid government-issued identification is required from all who request a certified
vital record. Uncertified copies of all vital records are open to public inspection.
**A matricular consular or other similar document, other than a valid
passport issued by a consulate or embassy of another country, is not acceptable for use in determining a person's
actual identity or residency. N.C. Session Law 2015-294
Birth Records of Adopted Persons
Birth Certificates of individuals who were adopted are not available at our office and are only on file at the NC State Office of Vital Records.
Contact NC Vital Records for assistance with adoption records at (919)733-3526.
How do I obtain a certified copy of a vital record by mail?
Randolph County Register of Deeds
P. O. Box 4458
158 Worth St.
Asheboro, NC 27204
For information on obtaining a certified copy of a vital record from the NC
Dept. of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health - Vital Records
Unit, Please visit their website at: http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/vitalrecords/
Out of county North Carolina birth records (1971-current) can also be obtained in the Register of Deeds office through North Carolina Vital Records for a fee
of $24 (NO PERSONAL CHECKS).
The General Assembly of 1913 enacted legislation requiring the registration of all births and deaths
occurring in North Carolina. This legislation became effective October 1,1913.