Harnett County,
North Carolina

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Death Certificates

In accordance with NC General Statute 130A-(90-121), all death records should be filed with the Local Registrar of the county in which the death occurred within 5 days of occurrence.

After being processed by the Deputy Registrar, copies of these certificates are filed with the Harnett County Register of Deeds and the original documents are submitted to NC State Vital Records where they are maintained.  

To submit a Notification of Death, please fax to 910-893-9429 or utilize the NCDAVE System.

To request an amendment to be made to a death certificate, please contact the Funeral Home who assisted you, the Harnett County Register of Deeds, or NC Vital Records at 919-733-3000.

To request Burial Transit Permits and Disinterment/Reinternment Permits, please contact the Deputy Registrar at 910-814-6232. 

For death certificates to be filed by someone other than a funeral director, you will need to bring the following documents:
•A completed Death Registration Form
•Current ID or valid government issued ID

For questions regarding burying a loved one on private property, please contact the Deputy Registrar at 910-814-6232 for further assistance.

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