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Certified copies of vital records are available only to, the individual, an immediate family member i.e.:
These records are available in our office with proper identification and cost of $10 per copy payable by cash or check.
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The Burke County Register of Deeds office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, except for observed county holidays.
Download our Fee Schedule (PDF) for more information on real estate document fees.
Our office is located at:203 S Green StreetMorganton, NC 28655
Most records filed with our office are public record and available to anyone. Records with restricted access are military discharges due to sensitive information contained in those records. For more information contact our office.
Yes, our real estate records are available online.
No, divorces and information regarding this and other court actions must be obtained through the Burke County Clerk of Court. You may contact them at 828-433-3200.
No, this information is filed at the Burke County Clerk of Courts office. Questions regarding Estates should be directed to them at 828-433-3200.
Yes, we are currently accepting electronic documents through Simplifile.
To make any changes to your deed a new deed must be drawn up, sent to the Burke County Tax Office for certification, and then brought the Register of Deeds office to be filed.