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Please view the most frequently asked questions below. If there’s something you have a question about and do not find it listed below please email us at guilforddeeds@guilfordcountync.gov.

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  • What is the cost for copies of vital records?

  • How do I obtain a copy of a military discharge record recorded in Guilford County?

  • What methods of payment do you accept?

  • How do I obtain a copy of a birth, death or marriage record?

  • Where are you located?

  • What are your hours?

  • How can I expedite a request?

  • If I was born in Guilford County and was adopted, can I obtain a copy of my birth record in Guilford County?

  • How do I get a birth certificate if I was not born in North Carolina?

  • How do I amend or correct a birth, death, or marriage record?

  • How do I obtain a copy of my divorce record?

  • My loved one has passed away. How do I file the Will and obtain a letter of testamentary?

  • How do I obtain a legal name change?

  • What are the acceptable forms of identification?

  • What steps do I take to get married?

  • Once I have obtained a marriage license, to whom do I speak about arranging a civil ceremony?

  • How do I file separation papers?

  • Who can get certified copies of birth, death or marriage certificates?