The Register of Deeds office is the official steward of birth records for Orange County. The Orange County Register of deeds only has birth records for persons born in Orange County. In accordance with N.C.G.S. 130A-93, the people who may obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate (other than yourself) include:
- your spouse
- great-grandparents/ great-grandchildren
- attorney or legal agent
Vital Records request for voting purposes
An application for vital records for voting purposes is required along with 2 proofs of identification and 1 proof of voter registration.
- Acceptable proofs of identification and voter registration
- Application for vital records for voting purposes
Ammendments and Special Cases
Information and fees for Delayed Birth Certificates, Amendments of Birth Certificates, or Legitimations is available by calling (919) 245-2700 or (919) 245-2701.
Other Sources for Birth Certificates
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services also has a vital records division, which can provide birth certificates to qualified requestors.