Register of Deeds
If you are not fully vaccinated, you are encouraged to wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing while in the Register of Deeds Office.
All Craven County Register of Deeds staff are fully vaccinated.
** NOTICE **
Friday, December 18, 2020
We are now open for all services with the exception of genealogy research. Our Notary Oath and Marriage License services remain by appointment only. Please call 252-636-6617 to schedule.
About the Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds is an elected official and holds office for four years per elected term. The Register of Deeds is the custodian of important vital records and documents and is charged with maintaining and preserving those records for the people of Craven County. This Register of Deeds is proud to serve all citizens of Craven County.
The Register of Deeds office is now accepting credit/debit cards for most services. There will be a small fee charged by our credit card vendor of 5% with a minimum of $1.
1 Certified Copy = $10 + $1 = $11
2 Certified Copies = $20 + $1 = $21
3 Certified Copies = $30 + $1.50 = $31.50, etc...
Marriage Licenses = $60 + $3 = $63
The mission of the Craven County Register of Deeds is to record and maintain births, deaths, marriages, military service discharges, notaries, assumed names, articles of incorporation, maps, and real estate transactions with customer service second to none.
We are governed by three state agencies: the Legislature, the Secretary of State, and the Department of Vital Records. The Institute of Government advises us.
We assist surveyors, realtors, ministers, lawyers, veterans, genealogists, funeral homes, and the general public. It is our goal to serve every citizen in a prompt manner, with a professional, and congenial attitude.
Recording Cut-Off Time
Craven County Register of Deeds Office has a recording cut-off time of 4:30 p.m. for all documents.
Plat Sizes Accepted
18 X 24
24 X 36
This public information data is furnished by the Craven County Register of Deeds Office, and it must be accepted and used by the recipient with the understanding that the Craven County Register of Deeds Office makes no warranties, express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this data. Furthermore, the Craven County Register of Deeds Office assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever associated with the use or misuse of this data. While we have attempted to preserve the accuracy of this online version, these records are not official and the Craven County Register of Deeds will not be responsible for any inaccuracies that may be encountered. Only the Official Public Records provided in the office shall be referenced as the Official Public Records.