To obtain a certified copy of a vital record (Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates):
- Online requests: Click here (https://ucrod.permitium.com) and follow the
instructions to submit and pay for a Vital Record request online. Fees for certified
copies are $10.00 each and uncertified copies are $1.00 each. You pay by major
credit/debit cards online. (Additional fee is charged if paying by credit card)
- Apply in person: 500 North Main Street, Suite 258, Monroe, NC (Union
County Government Center, 2nd Floor). A valid State ID or driver’s license from
DMV, military ID or current passport is required. Fees for certified copies are
$10.00 each and uncertified copies are $1.00 each. We accept money orders, cash
or credit card payments. (Additional fee is charged if paying by credit card)
- By mail: Certified copies are $10.00 each, uncertified copies are $1.00 each.
Your request will be processed as soon as possible upon receipt. You may send in
your request with money order made payable to the Register of Deeds. Our
mailing address is P.O. Box 248, Monroe, NC 28111-0248.
Please choose from the following forms if requesting thru the mail:
Note: If request is sent by mail, you must have an original signature on
the request or it will not be processed. We do not receive requests by
Under North Carolina law (G.S. 130A-26A), it is a felony violation to
fraudulently request a certified copy of a vital record or obtain, possess,
sell, furnish, use, or attempt to use for any purpose of deception a North
Carolina vital record.
North Carolina General Statute 130A-93 specifies who is entitled to
obtain a certified copy as follows:
- Authorized agent, attorney or legal representative (proof required).