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Wake County opened the Wake County Justice Center in June 2013. Click here for relocated services.

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The Clerk's Office does not schedule weddings nor do we have jurisdiction over them. Weddings are performed by magistrates at the following times and courtroom locations:

  • Monday-Friday (except holidays) between the hours of 10am-1130am and 2pm-4:15pm in Courtroom 901 of the Wake County Justice Center, 300 S. Salisbury Street in downtown Raleigh
  • Fridays between the hours of 2p-4:15pm in Courtroom 102 of the Wake County Justice Center, 300 S. Salisbury Street in downtown Raleigh
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  • Monday-Friday between the hours of 5pm and 10 pm and Saturdays and Sundays and Holidays between the hours of 10am and 10pm at the Hammond Road Detention Center, 3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh.


Pursuant to the fee schedule set by the North Carolina General Assembly, there is a $20 fee for this service payable at the time of the ceremony. (Cash, money order or cashier’s check is accepted. No personal checks.)

These are courtrooms where small claims hearings are taking place. If a trial is being conducted please be patient and someone will be with you as soon as possible. We apologize for any wait. It is our hope that this occasion be special.

You must obtain a marriage license prior to being married. For information on Marriage Licenses, including eligibility requirements, please visit the Wake County Register of Deeds web site at:

Register of Deeds Marriage Information





Wake County Clerk of Court
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 351 Raleigh, NC 27602-0351
Automated Directory Phone: (919) 792-4000
Physical Addresses:
Wake County Courthouse
316 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27602
Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27602
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