Register of Deedsvital records / marriages
60 Court Plaza Room 110Asheville, NC 28801-3563
North Carolina Marriage Laws (Effective 10-1-2001)Marriage license and certificates of marriage can be purchased in this office. Buncombe County Marriage records are on file dating back to 1891.Both parties to a marriage should appear in person to obtain the license. If one of the parties is unable to appear, the other party to the marriage must appear in person and present a sworn and notarized affidavit from the other member of the party, prior to the issuance of the license. Once the marriage has been performed and both copies of the License returned to the Register of Deeds Office, a Certificate of Marriage may be obtained upon request. Each certified certificate is currently $10.00.
Operation:Monday through Friday
The Register may accept a Social Security Number from one of the following with their name and number on it if they do not have their card.
All applicants, including those not present, must provide a form of identification certificate.
FeesNotice: Effective September 1, 2009, the Marriage License fee will increase to $60.00.
Contact InformationStreet AddressRoom 110, Buncombe County Courthouse60 Court PlazaAsheville, N. C. 28801-3563Mailing AddressVital Records SectionBuncombe County Register of Deeds Office60 Court PlazaAsheville, N. C. 28801-3563PhoneBirth, Death & Marriage Records(828) 250-4301Main Register of Deeds Office(828) 250-4300 Fax: 828-255-5829
Email: [email protected]