What You Can Do:
North Carolina Vital Records Background Checks
Birth and death certificates in North Carolina can be accessed in person or through the mail from the Raleigh office of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Certificates dated before 1971 typically take about 12 weeks of processing time, while those from 1971 to the present usually require 3 weeks from the time the request is received.
In North Carolina, marriage and divorce records are considered public information. For requesting these documents for North Carolina background checks, you’ll need to have the subjects’ names and dates the events occurred in the state. Currently, birth, death, marriage and death certificate copies are $24, with additional copies of the same document priced at $15.