Can I obtain a copy of a death certificate from the Register of Deeds office? Yes, if the death occurred in Rowan County. We can give you the address of other North Carolina counties or other states if the death occurred outside Rowan County.
What do I do to obtain a copy? You may stop by our office at 402 North Main St., Salisbury, NC or you may request a copy at Register of Deeds, P. O. Box 2568, Salisbury NC 28145-2568.
What information do I include in my request? If you walk into the office, you give us the name of the deceased and the date of death. If you mail your request, it must include the name of the deceased and the date of death. Sign your request.
What are the costs to obtain a death certificate? The certified copy costs $10.00 in the office; cash or money order by mail. Genealogy requests for an uncertified copy is 50 cents.
How long does it take to obtain a copy? We answer our mail requests the same day we receive them. If you walk into the office, it should take just a few minutes depending on the load at the counter.
Who may obtain a death certificate? Anyone.