Register of Deeds
*** THE REGISTER OF DEEDS IS NO LONGER TAKING CHECKS*** *** ONLY CASH, MONEY ORDER or CERTIFIED CHECK WILL BE ACCEPTED ***
All documents EXCEPT DEEDS AND DEEDS OF TRUST to be recorded are $14.00 for the
first page and $3.00 for each additional page. Deeds are $19.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page. Deeds of Trust are $30.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page.
These fees increased October 1, 2009.
Certain deeds are subject to an NC Excise Tax
and a county Land Transfer Tax. Please call
during normal business hours for more
information. Cancellations of Deeds of Trust are
Certified Birth Certificates
Provide child's full name, date of birth,
father's full name, mother's full maiden name
and your relationship to the child. Fee is
$10.00 for the large size certificate with a
raised seal. (Wallet size is no longer available.)
Certified Death Certificates
Provide decedent's full name, date of death and
your relationship to the decedent. Fee is $10
Certified Marriage License
Provide groom's full name, bride's full maiden
name, date of marriage, and your relationship to
the parties. Fee is $10.00 per copy.
There are two methods in which a marriage
license can be obtained
1. Both parties must appear in this office.
Each must have a picture ID and a Social
Security Card. If either or both have been
married before, proof must be provided that
the last marriage has ended. Effective October 1, 2009 our office requires a certified birth certificate for all applicants.
2. One of the parties must complete an
affidavit in lieu of appearance for a
marriage license. The other party must
appear in this office with a picture ID,
Social Security card and the completed
affidavit. If either or both have been
married, proof must be provided that the
last marriage has ended.
After the license is issued, parties can be
married in North Carolina the same day or
anytime up to 60 days of issuance. Fee is $60.00
Marriage License for parties under 18 years
Call during office hours for information.
The Register of Deeds office is located in the
Pasquotank County Courthouse, 203 E Main St,
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Joy Pritchard, Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 154
Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. excluding county holidays.