United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE:

Jury Scam Alert information

Public Notice Regarding Changes to Miscellaneous Court Fee Schedules Effective December 1, 2023.
The Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the miscellaneous fee schedule will become effective December 1, 2023. Please review the District Court Fee Schedule under the "Public" tab at www.nced.uscourts.gov. Updated fees will be posted as of December 1, 2023.

The Wilmington Courthouse will be closed November 13 through November 17, 2023. Beginning November 20, 2023, court will resume in Wilmington at the Alton Lennon Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 2 Princess Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. Courtroom technology in courtroom 1 at the Alton Lennon Federal Building, Wilmington has been recently updated and is operable effective 4/8/2024. Any attorney that would like to do the technology training must contact Rick Sanchez at (919-645-1716).
FY 2024 Pre-Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Contractors
Camp Lejuene Water Litigation Information.
Case Management Order 1, Camp Lejeune Water Litigation.

courthouses
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. $34.00 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. $70.00 for the first box requested and $43 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)
 
additional information
In order to submit your request please be as as specific as possible.
(alphabet/numeric values only please)