Request File Copy
Our goal is to have Request for File Copies completed within two (2) hours of receiving the request.
If you need certified copies or a criminal background record check you must mail a self addressed prepaid envelop along with payment (certified funds) to Clerk of Court, Attn: Civil Records, P.O. Box 20099, Winston-Salem, NC 27120.
|File copy fees:|
|Certified copy||$3.00 first page and .25 each additional page|
|Criminal background record check||$25.00 certified funds or cash on site|
|Regular copy by mail (not certified)||$2.00 first page and .25 each additional page|
|Any request for copies to be mailed must include self addressed prepaid envelop and be paid for in advance with certified funds.|
Files greater than 50 pages must be handled in person at the Clerk’s Office.
If you need a file copy in a timelier manner please be sure to indicate in the additional comments section the date and time you need the information and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Form(s) request submitted after 3:00 pm and on holidays or weekends will be processed the following business day.