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Wilson County, North Carolina

Recorder Offices

Wilson County Register of Deeds

101 N Goldsboro St / PO Box 1728, Wilson, North Carolina 27893 / 27894

8:00am-5:00pm M-F

Phone: (252) 399-2935

Register of Deeds

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North Carolina - Wilson County Recorder Information

The register of deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property in Wilson County.

Recording Fees

Deeds and all other documents: $26.00 for the first 15 pages, $4.00 for each additional page

Deeds of Trust: $64.00 for up to 35 pages, and $4.00 for each additional page

Additional (multi-instrument): $10.00

Non-standard documents: $25.00 in addition to recording fees for documents that
are not in compliance with the recording standards.

Effective 10/01/15, an instrument that contains excessive recording data costs $2.00 for each party listed in the instrument in excess of 20.

In addition, excise tax must be included with the filing fee for a deed. Excise stamps are $1 on each $500 or fraction thereof of the consideration or value of the interest or property conveyed, exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance remaining on the property at the time of sale.

Fees for Oath of Notary: $10.00

Certified Documents (excludes vitals): $5.00 first page, $2.00 each additional page

Document Formatting Requirements

* Documents should be on 8.5 x 11-inch white paper or 8.5 x 14-inch white paper.

* Black ink should be used with a font size no smaller than 9 point. Blanks in an instrument may be completed in pen and corrections may also be made in pen.

* The top of the first page should have a 3-inch margin. All other margins on the first page and all margins on subsequent pages should be at least a .50 inch.

* At the top of the first page, below the 3-inch margin, state the title of the instrument (i.e. warranty deed, quit claim deed, etc.)

* Text should be on one side of the page only.

* Effective January 1, 2005, the Register of Deeds will be prohibited from recording any deed unless the tax collector has certified that there are no delinquent taxes on the property being conveyed. A Tax Certification Sticker is required on each deed before recording. You can obtain this information from the Tax Collector's Office at (252) 399-2901. Real Estate Deeds

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