Births Occurring Outside of Cumberland County
Certificates of events that occurred outside of Cumberland County, NC should be requested from the county or state of birth. Contact information for Vital Records across the United States can be found online through the CDC.
Births Occurring Outside the United States
For individuals born outside the United States with parents who are U.S. citizens, certificates can be obtained by contacting:
U.S. Department of State
Washington Passport Agency
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20522-1705
The Health Director serves as the Local Registrar. In accordance with NC General Statute 130A Article 4, all birth and death records should be filed with the Local Registrar within five days of occurrence. The Deputy Registrar receives and processes certificates, making necessary corrections with proper documentation. After being processed by the Deputy Registrar, copies of these certificates are filed with the Cumberland County Register of Deeds and the original documents are submitted to NC State Vital Records Office where they are maintained.