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Union County, North Carolina

Register of Deeds

Register of Deeds

Our office is temporarily closed to the public. eRecording services are available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. A drop off location in the Government Center lobby is available to drop off documents or requests. Appointments are available only for administering notary oaths and issuance of marriage licenses by calling 704-283-3843 or emailing Crystal Gilliard.

Passport services are suspended until further notice.

If you need to order a birth, death or marriage certificate, please go online and order at

You can also visit the Register of Deeds site at and order vital records thru the mail or send in any recordings to Register of Deeds, PO Box 248, Monroe, NC 28111-0248. Our physical address is 500 North Main Street, Suite 239, Monroe, NC 28112 for any overnight deliveries.

Crystal Crump

Crystal D. Gilliard
Register of Deeds

2020 Holiday Schedule

  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    Monday, May 25
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    Monday, September 7
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    Wednesday, November 11
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    Friday, January 1, 2021

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Contact Information

Crystal D. Gilliard
Register of Deeds
P. O. Box 248
Monroe, NC 28111

Phone: 704-283-3794

Register of Deeds Office
Phone: 704-283-3843

About the Register of Deeds Office

The Register of Deeds office provides a standardized, permanent record of real estate ownership and transfers in Union County. Our office records deeds, deeds of trust, cancellations, plats, assumed names, powers of attorney and other miscellaneous documents related to real estate. Our office also records and issues birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, marriage licenses, military discharges, and maintains the records of notary public commissions.

The Register of Deeds office acts as a recording office only. North Carolina General Statutes specifically prohibit the Register of Deeds or the staff from practicing law. We are unable to supply legal forms, provide instructions on drafting or completing forms, or answer questions regarding the legal consequences of instruments filed. We advise you to consult an attorney it you have any legal questions.