North Carolina Court Certified Criminal Background Check for yourself and others.

Get a criminal background check for yourself or others.

Certified Background Check for a Single County by Clerk of Superior Court Office

Through the clerk of superior court office at the courthouse, you can request a certified criminal record search by name for yourself or others in a single county. Note that this search only examines the county's court documents. Not all state records are being searched.

Fill out Form AOC-CR-314, and submit to the clerk’s office with $25.

Self-Service Background Check at Any Courthouse

Using the public access computers provided in the clerk's office at every courthouse, you can freely search, read, or email criminal records for others or yourself in any county or across the entire state. Note that this search is not certified and that there can be printing fees.