Register Of Deeds
Protecting and Providing All Recorded Transactions
1300 South Horner Blvd.
Sanford, NC 27330
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ATTENTION: Effective Monday April 17th, 2023 our office will close daily for lunch from 12:00PM to 1:15PM until further notice.
Pamela G. Britt, Register
Marriage License by Appointment Only
The mission of the Lee County Register of Deeds is to maintain, protect, and make accessible all recorded transactions and vital records for the County.
The Register of Deeds office is responsible for recording instruments that are properly notarized. Most of the instruments are pertaining to real estate in Lee County. The office is also responsible for vital records for Lee County including Marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates, discharges and many other documents.
Click here to order Certified Vital Records Online
Register of Deeds Online
North Carolina Document Recording Standards
Marriage License Application
Marriage License Requirements
Social Security Number Affidavit
Assumed Business Name
NEW - Click HERE to register your name for our new Property Notification site. You will be able to register to be notified by e-mail if a document with the requested name is filed in our office. The site will provide instructions and additional details. This service is free.
EARLY CUTOFF FOR RECORDING
Effective January 1, 2017 the Lee County Register of Deeds office will designate an early cutoff recording time of 4:30 pm daily for all documents.