Harnett County Register of Deeds Matthew S. Willis
Welcome to the Harnett County Register of Deeds Office
We are dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and efficient access to public records for our community. Our office serves as the custodian of important documents that impact property ownership, legal transactions, and vital records.
Our mission is to ensure the integrity and accessibility of these records while delivering exceptional service to the residents, businesses, and legal professionals of Harnett County. Whether you are a homeowner, a real estate professional, or simply seeking information, we are here to assist you.
Through our user-friendly online portal, you can conveniently search and retrieve a wide range of public records, including land deeds, mortgages, plats, and marriage licenses. We strive to make your search experience as seamless and intuitive as possible.
Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is available to provide guidance, answer inquiries, and assist you in person at our office. We are committed to assisting you with professionalism, integrity, and respect.
We also take pride in our commitment to maintaining the confidentiality and security of sensitive information. Rest assured that your records are safeguarded with the utmost care.
We invite you to explore our website and discover the resources and services we offer. Whether you're conducting research, filing documents, or seeking information on vital records, we aim to be your trusted source.
Thank you for visiting the Harnett County Register of Deeds website. We look forward to serving you and meeting your recordkeeping needs.
Matthew S. Willis
Harnett County Register of Deeds
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Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
We accept maps/plats that are 24x36, as well as, 18x24 for recording. These are the only 2 sizes that we accept.
Harnett County was formed from Cumberland County in the year 1855. Our office has records dating back to this time; however, fires in 1892 and 1894 destroyed many of the early records.
If the person was born in Harnett County, a certified copy is $10.00.
Our office can perform a statewide search if you were born from 1971 to present. The cost for a statewide search is $24.00. If you were born in another county prior to 1971, you will need to contact that county for your birth record.
For any vital record transaction, our office accepts cash or card (Visa and Mastercard)
For any real estate transaction, our office accepts cash or check
Yes. All information maintained in our office is public record, with the exception of military discharges.
No. North Carolina General Statutes strictly prohibits the staff of the Register of Deeds from performing title searches. The individual or a legal representative may perform the search.
Deed name changes require the submittal of a new deed to the Register of Deeds office. We suggest that you consult an attorney unless you are familiar with creating legal documents. The Register of Deeds cannot add or remove names from deeds.
If you have a map book and page, enter those numbers in the corresponding fields on the search page.
If the map is a Plat Cabinet, enter PC#___ in the book field. The slide number will be entered in the page field with no space or dash between the number and the letter. Example: For Plat Cabinet C, Slide 123-B enter PC#C in the book field and 123B in the page field.
Marriage licenses obtained from our office can be used anywhere in the State of North Carolina and only in the State of North Carolina. Licenses obtained from Harnett County must be returned to Harnett County.
The Harnett County Magistrate’s office will only perform ceremonies for Harnett County Residents until further notice.