What are your hours of operation?
The office is open from 8:30a.m. To 5:00 p.m. Applications for marriage are only accepted until 4:30pm. Real Estate Recording are accepted until 4:45pm.
Where are you located?
We are located in the Gaston County Courthouse 1st floor at 325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
(formerly 325 N. Marietta Street) Gastonia, NC 28052
What is your mailing address?
Gaston County Register of Deeds PO Box 1578 , Gastonia , NC 28053
How can I expedite a request?
You can send your request using an express overnight service and enclose a self-addressed prepaid express envelope.
How do I change the names on my deed?
You will need to draw up a new deed. It is advised that you see an attorney for this service unless you are familiar with drawing up legal documents.
Where do I get the form to file an Assumed Name?
You can print one from this website (see Assumed names) or the forms are available in the Register of Deeds office located at 325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way (formerly 325 N. Marietta Street) Gastonia, NC 28052
How much will it cost to record my Deed, Power of Attorney, etc.?
Our fees are listed under the Uniform Fee Schedule posted on this website.
Do you have forms for Power of Attorneys, Deeds, Separation Agreements?
No, we do not have legal forms; we suggest you see an attorney for this service.
Do you take Credit or Debit cards?
Yes, no extra if you come into the office. If online, we offer the service by a 3rd party vendor which charges a $3.50 per transaction for purchasing Certified Copies of Gaston County Birth, Deaths & marriage Licenses only. https://www.getcertificatenow.com/Gaston
Do I need an appointment to take my Notary Oath?
No appointment is necessary. Our hours are 8:30 am-5:00pm.
How do I contact the Secretary of State office?
www.sosnc.com or 919-807-2000
I have lost my deed, how do I get a copy?
You can purchase a copy from our office in person or request in writing at Gaston County Register of Deeds office PO Box 1578 Gastonia NC 28053.
What is the cost for a copy of my deed?
Black & white copies are .25 cents a page and Certified copies are $5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page.
Can anyone access the information contained in the Register of Deeds office?
Yes, all information in our office is public record, except some Military records.
Can you check for liens on my property?
No. Title research by Register of Deeds employees is prohibited by law. We will be glad to assist you in showing you the books or help with the computers.