United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE: The Wilmington office of the Clerk of Court is temporarily located at 1717 Shipyard Blvd, Suite 200, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Wilmington court sessions are in Courtroom 3 of the Alton Lennon Federal Building and Courthouse in Wilmington.
Please check this site for further updates: updated September 13, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

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VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.
RECORD REQUEST SYSTEM

Welcome to the online Record Request System of the United States District Court - Eastern District of North Carolina. We currently accept online court record requests for cases within the Eastern District of North Carolina only.

Before proceeding, please consider using the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) program. By using the self-service Case Locator (PACER) program, the fees you will incur for requests will be substantially lower than the fees you will incur through this online Record Request System.

District Court Fee Schedule.

We currently accept online court record requests for the following:

TYPE DESCRIPTION FEE
Copy Request This request is open to the public and is for obtaining copies of documents filed with the court. For additional information, click here. 50 cents per page (additional $11.00 per entire document to certify)
Transcript Request This request is open to the public and is for obtaining a typed or recorded transcript of a proceeding before the North Carolina Eastern District Court.
  • 50 cents per page (if the transcript already exists)

  • if the transcript does not already exist, click here
Record Search This request is open to the public and is for obtaining copies of criminal and/or civil case records from proceedings before the North Carolina Eastern District Court. $31.00 per name
Federal Records Center / National Archive Request This request is open to the public and is for obtaining copies of criminal and/or civil case records from proceedings before the North Carolina Eastern District Court that have been closed for more than two years. $64.00 for the first box requested and $39 for each additional box requested.

Once you complete the form below, our record request clerk will contact you with an amount due (see prices listed above) and will describe payment options available to you.

type of request
priority
 
requestor information
 
first name
   
middle name
 
last name
   
suffix (Jr., Sr., III)
 
office
 
address
   
address 2
 
city
   
state
   
zip
   
phone
(919-123-4567)
   
fax
(919-123-4567)
 
email
   
case-specific information
 
case number (9:99-cv-99999-A)
   
If the party is a person, please provide the following:

first name
 
middle name
 
last name
 
suffix (Jr., Sr., III)
 
Or, if the party is a business, please provide the following:

party name
 
additional information

(alphabet/numeric values only please, 1000 character limit)