Register of Deeds
216 North Second Street
Wilmington, NC   28401
Phone: (910) 798-7711
Fax: (910) 798-7751

Welcome to the New Hanover County Register of Deeds web site. The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording, indexing, preserving and maintaining real property documents. We also file Financing Statements, (UCC's), Maps, Vital Records, Notary Public records, and many miscellaneous legal records such as Powers of Attorney, Separation Agreements, and business names in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes and local ordinances. The department assists attorneys, paralegals, realtors, surveyors, banking officers, and the general public with the retrieval of these permanent records and issue certified copies to the recipient.

It is the mission of the Register of Deeds to preserve the integrity of these records and to make them readily accessible to you. I invite you to browse these pages and learn more about the Register of Deeds office. Please contact us if we can be of service to you. It is a pleasure to serve you.

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