We serve as custodians and managers of your vital records.  Register of Deeds are elected to four-year terms by the citizens of the county the Registrar serves. It is the mission of the Surry County Register of Deeds to preserve the integrity of the records and to make them accessible to the citizens while protecting their interests. 

The Register of Deeds Office offers many services to the general public and to the business and legal community.  The records in this office are recorded and maintained in accordance with the North Carolina General Statutes and open for public inspection.  The following is a list of some of the documents recorded in this office:
  • Deeds and deeds of trust and other land related records
  • Plats and Unit Ownership plans
  • Uniform Commercial Code (fixture filings)
  • Notary Oaths
  • Military Discharges
  • Birth, Death and Marriage Records for Surry County
  • Corporation and Assumed Names
  • Satisfactions of Deeds of Trust