How to get a nc birth certificate

how to get a nc birth certificate

Birth Records - How to Obtain a Copy of a Birth Record

You can obtain a copy of the birth record of someone who was born in Johnston County from the Johnston County Register of Deeds office.

If you, or the person for whom you are requesting the record, were born outside of Johnston County, you can contact the Register of Deeds office directly to obtain the name, address and telephone number of other agencies where you can obtain this information. You can also order vital records for any state online at http://www.vitalcheck.com . Note that the County does not endorse this service, the link is provided for your convenience.

Note: Certified copies of vital records may only be obtained by eligible persons. Uncertified copies are available to the public.

To Obtain a Copy of a Birth Record in Person:

1. Make sure that you are either the person for whom the birth certificate is being requested, or you are the spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, great-grandparent, great-grandchild, step-parent, step-child, or the attorney or legal agent of that person. Birth Certificates can only be provided to these individuals.

2. Complete the Application for Certified Copies of Vital Records form.

3. Bring proper identification and $0.10 for each uncertified copy, and $10.00 each for certified copies.

4. Stop by the Register of Deeds office on the first floor of the Johnston County Courthouse in Smithfield during business hours.

To Obtain a Copy of a Birth Record by Mail:

1. Make sure that

you are either the person for whom the birth certificate is being requested, or you are the: spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, great-grandparent, great-grandchild, step-parent, step-child, or the attorney or legal agent. Birth Certificates can only be provided to these individuals.

2. Complete the Application for Certified Copies of Vital Records form.

3. Include the following information with your request: Your name at birth, date of birth, father's name, and mother's maiden name.

4. Sign your request and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope, along with a copy of your current driver's license.

5. Include $.10 per copy and a Stamped, self-addressed envelope for uncertified copies, and $10.00 and a self-addressed envelope for certified copies.

6. Mail your request to: Register of Deeds, P.O. Box 118, Smithfield, NC 27577

Pertinent Questions:

What are the costs in obtaining a birth certificate?

A certified copy costs $10.00; an uncertified copy is .10 cents. Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for mail requests. A minimum processing fee of $1.00 is charged for mail requests.

How long does it take to obtain a copy?

We try to answer our mail requests the same day we receive them. If you walk into our office, it should take just a few minutes depending on the number of customers at the counter. If you complete the Application for Certified Copies of Vital Records form and bring it with you, it will save time.

Forms Related to Birth Certificates:

(click on the link to download the form)

Source: www.johnstonnc.com

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