Information Requests

The New Hanover County Communications and Outreach Office accepts public records requests via online form. Once your request is received, a member of the Communications Office will contact you in a timely manner.

Requests for background checks or marriage, divorce, or property records cannot be filled by submitting an online request.

Below is a list of common public records requests that must be handled by other departments or agencies. If your inquiry falls into any of these categories, please contact the agency listed and do not submit a public information request.

You can search for a marriage record by visiting the Register of Deeds website and searching the Official Public Records system. Utilizing the Official Public Records system, you may search for birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, military discharges, and uniform commercial code.

New Hanover County Register of Deeds
Honorable Tammy Theusch Beasley, Registrar
216 N 2nd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-798-4530

Information Request

  1. Requestor Information
  2. Preferred Delivery
  3. To expedite the request, be as specific as possible in describing the records being requested. Also, please include the type of access requested (copying, inspection, or examination); and if data, the medium requested.

  4. Payment Information
    • Fees: Copies @ $0.10/page
    • Electronic Records: Shall be provided free of charge, but agency may charge for cost of media, programming, clerical, supervisory assistance and / or substantial use of information technology.
    • Delivery: Delivery / postage fees additional depending upon delivery type.
    • Additional Charges: May be charged if extraordinary time  effort required, depending upon request.
  5. Select Payment Method
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  7. This field is not part of the form submission.