Vital Records

Vital Records manages all birth and death certificates for Orange County. The process includes verification of information, tracking, reporting and obtaining the signature of the county registrar before being sent to the Register of Deeds for Certification and Recording. All certified copies of birth, death, marriage and other vital statistics are obtained from the Register of Deeds office, located at 228 S. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC 27278. 

  • Walk Through Death Certificates (Accepted between the hours of 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday through Friday)
  • Affidavits of Parentage (Administered by appointment only)
  • Administration of Burial Transits, Letters of Non-Contagious Disease, Disinterment Permits and Reinternment Permits


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Mailing Address

Orange County Health Department
Attention: Vital Records
300 W. Tryon St.
PO Box 8181
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Telephone: (919) 245-2404
Fax: (919) 644-3007