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Death Certificates

In-Office Death Certificate Purchase

To purchase a death certificate in person, please bring your valid photo ID and payment to our office at 205 College St.

Certified records can only be issued to immediate family or an authorized agent.

Request Death Certificate By Mail

To purchase a death certificate by mail, please send a copy of your valid photo ID, check or money order, and the completed Vital Records Request Form to:

Register of Deeds
205 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801.

* A stamped, self-addressed envelope can help ensure faster return.

Fees/Payment Types

We accept the following payment types of purchasing a death certificate.

Death Certificate Fees

Each certified record costs $10.00, and non-certified records cost $0.25 each.

Payment Types

  • Credit/Debit
  • Personal Checks
    • NOTE: Please make personal checks, or money orders payable to Register of Deeds.
  • Money Orders
  • Cash

Locate & Contact

Register of Deeds Office - Vital Records


Vital Records
P: (828) 250-4300
F: (828) 250-4333

Office Email Address

Register of Deeds
205 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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