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Vital Records

Vital Records from 1875 to the present can be ordered online by CLICKING HERE or in person at the Pender County Register of Deeds office at 300 E. Fremont St. Burgaw NC 28425.


The Pender County Register of Deeds Office participates in the Statewide Birth Certificate Issuance Program.  This program enables local residents to obtain a copy of a certified birth certificate for individuals born anywhere in North Carolina from 1971 to the present.  The Register of Deeds is the legally authorized agent of the State Registrar to issue copies of certificates from the Statewide Birth Database, which is maintained by the State Vital Records Office in Raleigh.

The cost for the service is $24 to research the certificate in the North Carolina state registry and includes one copy of the certificate.  This service is available in person only. 

For residents born in Pender County the cost for a certificate remains $10 each.

*Exclusion: Birth certificates for individuals who have been adopted can only be issued by North Carolina Vital Records in Raleigh, NC. For more information, call (919) 733-3000.

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