Under North Carolina law, it is a felony violation to fraudulently request a certified copy of a vital record or obtain, possess, sell, furnish, use, or attempt to use for any purpose of deception a North Carolina death certificate.
Rockingham County Death Records
To Request a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate for Deaths Occurring in Other North Carolina Counties
To Request a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate for Deaths Occurring in Other States
Death certificates are maintained by each state for those who die in that state. Contact the county or state vital records office where the death occurred to obtain a copy.