Vital Records

Columbus County Register of Deeds Services:

The Register of Deeds office files all birth certificates for people born in Columbus County.  A certified copy of a birth certificate is $10.00. This copy may be used for any legal purpose. A plain copy is $.25.

The Register of Deeds office files all death certificates for Columbus County. A certified copy of a death certificate is $10.00. This copy may be used for any legal purpose. A plain copy is $.25.

If you are away from Columbus County and need to receive a certified copy of your birth or an immediate family member's birth or death certificate, please write to us at the following address:

Columbus County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 1086
Whiteville, NC 28472

A certifed copy is $10.00 and a copy for genealogy purposes is $.25. Please send money order.

Please send a note with all the information such as name at birth or death, date of birth or death, parents' name with the mother's maiden name, your signature now, and a self addressed stamped envelope. Please include your phone number if we need to call you if there is a problem.

Please call the Register of Deeds office with any further questions. Our office hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Our number is 910-640-6625.


NC Vital Records Services:  
Adoption records are not available at the Columbus County Register of Deeds.  Contact NC Vital Records for assistance with adoption records at (919) 733-3526.
 
Order Birth or Death Certificates by mail:  (To view and print these applications, you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

1.  Select the form you need below. You can fill out the form on your computer and then print it out and sign it, or print the blank form and fill it out by hand.
      Birth/Death Record

2.  Include a copy of a photo identification such as a driver licenses

3.  Include a $10.00 money order for each certified copy

4.  Make money order payable to Columbus County Register of Deeds

Mail to:  Columbus County Register of Deeds                    

P. O. Box 1086                    

Whiteville, N.C.  28472