Vital Records

Mr. Ben Hines - Register of Deeds

Vital Records

The following types of records are maintained by the
Alexander County Register of Deeds office:

  • Marriage records
  • Birth and Death records
  • Delayed births

The only persons by law that may request a certified copy of a vital record are:

  • Yourself
  • Your spouse
  • Your mother/father
  • Your brother/sister
  • Your child/grandchildren
  • Your grandmother/grandfather
  • A person seeking information for legal determination
    of personal or property rights (proof required)
  • An authorized agent, attorney, or legal representative of the person named on the vital record
  • NOTE: Uncertified copies are available to the public.

    NOTE: There are two ways to request vital records:
    ONLINE: New to our County effective July 01, 2013:

        1. For online orders of Birth, Delayed Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates paid by the following major credit cards only (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DISCOVER). Click here and follow the instructions to submit and pay for a Vital Records request.
        2. If you have already ordered a vital record using our online system and would like to check the status of your order, please click here. To protect your personal information, you will need the email address used on the application, your order number and the password you created during the application process.

    U.S MAIL: To obtain a certified copy by mail of a record and pay using check or money order, you may use the following printable form: Application for Certified Copy of Vital Record

    Certified copies: $10.00 each
    Non-certified copies thru the mail: $ 1.00 each

    Send check or money order to the following address:

    Ben Hines
    Register of Deeds Alexander County
    75 1st. St. SW, Suite 1
    Taylorsville, NC 28681

    Self-addressed, stamped envelopes are appreciated.

    New to our County effective July 01, 2013:
    For online orders of Birth, Delayed Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates paid by the following major credit cards only (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DISCOVER, Visit https://acrod.permitium.com and follow the instructions to submit and pay for a Vital Records request. For further information, call 828-632-3152.