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If you need certified copies or a criminal background record check you must mail a self-addressed prepaid envelope along with payment (certified funds) to Clerk of Court, Attn: Civil Records, P.O. Box 20099, Winston-Salem, NC 27120.
|File copy fees for certified copies:|
|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|
|All requests for certified copies must include self addressed prepaid envelopes and be paid for in advance with certified funds OR the request must be made in person.|
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