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North Carolina started recording births and deaths in 1914. Additional birth information is available from the:

Census Bureau
P.O. Box 1545
Jeffersonville, IN 47131

North Carolina Vital Records can provide the necessary forms for you to obtain copies of birth and death certificates not held by this Office. The address is:

Vital Records
1903 MSC
Raleigh, NC 27699-1903
Phone: 919-733-3000

To Obtain a Copy of a Birth Certificate

Write to us giving the name at birth, date of birth, parents' names, and your relationship, along with a copy of your identification. The letter must be signed. The fee is $10 for a certified paper copy, which must be included with the request. Payment types accepted are cashier's check or money order, only. Send to:

Register of Deeds
226 Pollock Street
New Bern, NC 28560