Public Records Request

Please complete this form to request a copy of an existing public record. Please note, state agencies and employees are not required to create or compile a public record that does not exist. G.S. 132-6.2

Section A - Requesting Individual

Section B - Records Requested

  • The NCAOC is not the custodian of court documents, case information, or marriage and birth certificates. NCAOC will not fulfill requests for these records.
  • NCAOC does not conduct civil / criminal background searches and cannot provide information about a person's prior charges or convictions.
  • For background searches, please see criminal background checks.
  • For copies of court documents, please contact the clerk's office in the county in which the case was filed.
  • For copies of birth certificates or marriage certificates, please contact the county register of deeds office or N.C. Vital Records.