Vital Records

To obtain a certified copy of a vital record (Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates):

  • Online requests: Click here ( 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 fax.

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:

  • Yourself
  • Spouse
  • Brother/Sister
  • Child/Step-child
  • Parent/Step-parent
  • Grandparent/grandchild
  • Authorized agent, attorney or legal representative (proof required).



Crystal Crump, Register of Deeds 
500 N. Main St. 2nd Floor
Vital Records Suite 258
Land Records Suite 239
P. O. Box 248
Monroe, NC 28111

Vital Records
Phone: 704-283-3796
Fax: 704-283-3569

Land Records
Phone: 704-283-3727
Fax: 704-283-3514

Crystal Crump: 704-283-3794

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