Due to Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order and recommendations of the CDC, as of 5:00 pm Monday March 30th, 2020 the Wilson County Register of Deeds office will be limiting in-person services until further notice.


My staff will be in the office working as usual to keep things going and to serve the public remotely, however, the doors will be locked and no one will be allowed in without an appointment.  Couples wanting a marriage license will have to print and complete the application by clicking here. Then call 252-399-2935 to make an appointment.  Please do not call until application is complete.  Only the marriage couple will be allowed in the office.  Please do not bring children or witnesses.


Notaries Public will need to call 252-399-2935 to make an appointment for their oath.


Certified copies of Vital Records (birth, death marriage) must be obtained by going to https://wilsonrod.permitium.com/rod or clicking here to send by mail. 


Military Discharges will be filed by appointment only.



Welcome to the Wilson County Register of Deeds online.

Our online records search can be accessed from this site and presently contains all of our real estate indexes since 1974 and we are currently working to scan additional real estate documents to have the images accessible online.

The Register of Deeds and staff strive to provide the best possible service to our customers and to protect the integrity of the records that are recorded with us while providing open access to these public records.


The Register of Deeds serves as the primary custodian and manager of Wilson's real property records and vital records. We record a variety of real property documents including:

  • Deeds
  • Deeds of trusts
  • Mortgage cancellations
  • Powers of attorney
  • Maps
  • Many other documents

The Vital Records Division maintains birth records, death records, and marriage licenses issued by Wilson County, as well as military discharges and administering oaths to notaries.