Vital Records

The Nash County Register of Deeds maintains birth records (1913-present), death records (1913-present), marriage records (1865-present), and delayed births.

Non-certified Records

Non-certified copies of vital records are available to the public.

Certified Records

Certified copies of vital records will be issued to:
  • The applicant (person named on certificate)
  • The applicant's spouse
  • The applicant's mother / father
  • The applicant's brother / sister
  • The applicant's children / grandchildren
  • The applicant's grandmother / grandfather
  • The applicant's step-parent / step-children
Any person seeking information for legal determination of:
  • Personal or property rights (proof required)
  • An authorized agent, attorney, or legal representative of the applicant.
  • Funeral Director/Licensee for death certificates


(Cash or Money Orders)

Certified copies
Non-certified copies through the mail
Preparation of amendments to Births and Deaths
Legitimations (our fee)
Legitimations Vital Records (money order)
Delayed Births

Certified Copies

Births, Deaths, & Marriages

To obtain a certified copy you must complete the certified copy application form.

Enclose a copy of your state issued photo ID and documents to prove your relationship if no the applicant. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped return envelope.

Send to:
Register of Deeds
120 W. Washington Street
Suite 3030
Nashville, NC 27856

Online Requests

Births, Death, & Marriages

You may order online copies through our vendor Permitium and pay by credit card. You will need to submit a copy of your ID and other documents needed to prove your relationship. There is a convenience fee per transaction collected by the vendor. Nash County only collects the statutory mandated fee of $10.00 for each certificate.

Click here to go to the Permitium website.