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.

To request a certified copy of a death certificate for deaths occurring in other North Carolina Counties visit the website for the North Carolina Association of Registers of Deeds to locate the applicable county's contact information or the Vital Records Division at the State Center for Health Statistics.

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.


       Rockingham County North Carolina
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      Rockingham County Government
      371 NC Hwy 65
      Reidsville NC 27320
      Phone: 336.342.8100
      Fax: 336.342.8105