Register of Deeds

We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening


COVID-19 Register of Deeds Notice

 The CDC and local health authorities recommend the use of social distancing to slow the spread of the COVID-19.  It has been recommended that employers establish temporary policies in an effort to comply with this recommendation.  At this time, the Rockingham County Register of Deeds office will be limiting in-person services until further notice, but all office functions will remain available on line, by mail, or by appointment. 

Recording Real Estate Documents

At this time, we are highly encouraging electronic recording of all documents. Anyone who wishes to record documents in person must call the office (336-342-8820) for an appointment.  Those who mail in documents or eRecord will not see any changes in operations.  Rockingham County accepts documents from Simplifile and CSC for eRecording purposes. 

Simplifile                                      CSC

Phone: 800-460-5657                 Phone: 866-652-0111

Website:               Website:

Copies of Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates

All of Rockingham County’s Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates are available for on-line purchase at (Get Certificate Now Tab and follow the instructions)

 Marriage License and Notary Oaths

Marriage License and Notary Oaths will be available by appointment only.  For a marriage license, we request that you fill out the on-line portion of the application prior to coming into the office. We ask that only the parties involved enter our office at your scheduled appointment. 

Passport Service & Veterans' Discount Program

We are suspending these services at this time. Please continue to follow our social media for updates.  

Appointments for certain services can be made by calling our office at 336-342-8820

We appreciate the public’s understanding as we try to keep both our staff and the public safe during these difficult times. 

Please bring any proof of identity, as it is required for certain transactions.
Payment is required as services are rendered.


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The Register of Deeds office performs a wide range of services to both the professional community and the general public, including:

  • Record and preserves real estate documents (including but not limited to Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Power of Attorneys)
  • Issue Notary oaths
  • Maintain and issue copies of birth and death certificates
  • Issues, maintain and provide copies of  marriage licenses
  • Record Military Discharge records (Form DD214)
  • Offers a Real Estate Fraud Detection Service
  • Accept first-time passport applications and provide forms & photos for renewals
  • Provide Notarial services

My office is dedicated to professional, courteous service to its citizens. In an ongoing philosophy of making public records and information in Rockingham County easier to find and easier to use, you are invited to browse through our site to learn more about our office and the services we provide.

Benjamin J. Curtis
Register of Deeds

2019 Staff

Mission Statement: To serve the public interest of Rockingham County by providing accurate, timely, accessible, and secure management of the County's most important records on which people rely to protect property rights and to prove the occurrence of important life events.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is furnished as a public service, and the user accepts and understands that the Register of Deeds makes no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this information. Furthermore, we assume no responsibility or liability associated with the use or misuse of this information. Information provided is not to be misconstrued as legal advice; always seek the advice of an attorney.
Contact Us
170 NC 65, Suite 150
Reidsville, NC 27320

We are physically located in the community of Wentworth, NC; however GPS directions require Reidsville be used when getting driving directions.
Phone: (336) 342-8820
Fax: (336) 342-6209

 Rockingham County North Carolina
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Rockingham County Government
371 NC Hwy 65
Reidsville NC 27320
Phone: 336.342.8100
Fax: 336.342.8105