July 26, 2017

Birth Certificates

Each certified copy costs $10, non-certified copies (photocopies) cost .25¢ each.  A stamped, self-addressed envelope can help ensure a faster return.  If you are 62 or older, you qualify to receive one (1) certified copy of your birth certificate free of charge.


Online Record Purchase

To Purchase a record online with a credit card, please go to our Online Vital Record Request .


Request Record By Mail


To request a birth certificate by mail, please complete the following Birth Records Request Form & forward w/ payment (cash/check/money order) to:


Macon County Register of Deeds

Birth Request

5 West Main Street

Franklin, NC 28734


Adoption Records


By law, all adoption records are removed from this office & must be obtained from Vital Records in Raleigh, NC. You can contact them directly by phone at (919) 733-3526 -or- (919) 792-5987 or you can get more information directly from their website at the following address http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/change.htm#bcadopt


Mailing Address

NC Vital Records

1903 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 276699-1903


Physical Address

NC Vital Records

225 N McDowell Street

Raleigh, NC 27603-1382