The Camden County Register of Deeds issues Marriage License Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. No appointment is necessary. Both applicants must:

  • Present a valid government issued picture ID.
  • Present their Social Security card.
  • If previously married within a year of requesting a license, you must provide proof the marriage was terminated by death or divorce.
  • If under the age of 18, call our office (252)338-1919 for requirements.

The license is valid for 60 days and the marriage ceremony must take place in North Carolina.

The fee for a marriage license is $60.00. The fee is payable by cash, check, credit card (Mastercard, Visa, or Discover. Transaction fees apply), certified check, or money order.

If you plan to be married by a magistrate in Camden County, please call (252)336-4000 to schedule an appointment.

Two copies of the marriage license will be given to the applicants and they will present both copies to the officiant performing the ceremony. After the ceremony, the officiant is responsible for returning BOTH copies back to our office within 10 days.


Certified copies of vital records are $10.00 per copy and will be issued to:

  • Self, spouse, brother, sister, child/step-child, parent/step-parent, grandchild/step-grandchild, grandparent/step-grandparent.
  • Any person seeking information for legal determination of personal or property rights. (Proof required)
  • An authorized agent, attorney, or legal representative of the applicant.

Non-certified copies are twenty cents per page.


Register of Deeds

Tammie Krauss Register of Deeds P.O. Box 64 117 N. Hwy 343 Camden, NC 27921 252-338-1919 x244