The Register of Deeds office serves as the custodian for various public records by recording and preserving deeds, deeds of trust, powers of attorney, plats and various other legal documents. We also record and issue birth and death certificates, marriage licenses and records military discharges. We are here to serve the public and maintain Scotland County's most important public records.
Please complete this form and then call (910.277.2575) to set up an appointment to apply for a marriage license. The license is not valid until signed by you and our staff in our office! Keep in mind, the license is only good for 60 days and for marriages occurring in North Carolina.
To Request a Birth Certificate or other Vital Record: