Register of Deeds


While the courthouse has security procedures in place, you must show valid identification and fill out forms for certain requests. You MAY bring purses, glasses, keys, and the like into the courthouse; just NO cellphones, smartwatches (Apple, etc.) or anything that can be considered a weapon.

Signage is located on courthouse grounds prior to entering the building.

COVID-19 Register of Deeds Notice

Effective May 22nd the State of NC moved into Phase 2 lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. While some guidelines are less strict, our office is still maintaining certain protocols. It is advised that only the parties conducting business come in, no additional family members.

We are still requesting that any service you need that can be done on-line, please do so, such as requesting certified copies of vital records, and copies of deeds, powers of attorneys, or other documents.

Our Passport Acceptance Office has re-opened. Please phone our office at 336-342-8820, ext 2224 to make sure you have the correct fees and documentation for mailing. Applications are available on-line for you to have filled out in advance.

For lenders and attorneys Electronic Recording is still the preferred method of filing documents; however, we accept documents by mail on a daily basis and accept over the counter filing.

Marriage license applications may be filled out on our website as well, which limits ones’ exposure in the office. While appointments are not necessary you may phone our office for assistance.

Notaries needing to take their oath Senate Bill 704 (b1) has been ratified to extend the deadline for any Notary Public taking their oath to 90 days. (b1) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, if the Secretary grants a commission after March 9, 2020, and before August 1, 2020, the appointee shall have 90 days to appear before the register of deeds to take the general oath of office.”

The Veteran's Discount Program and public Genealogy search are currently suspended. Please continue to follow our social media for updates.

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.
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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