All registrations must be made in person at the Carteret County Sheriff's Office, 304 Craven St. Beaufort, N.C. 28516, and should be done between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday. Any issues that need addressing for registry purposes or general questions and inquiries should be made to Deputy Keith Willis.
Individuals are required to register for a variety of convictions and they are also required in many cases to transfer their registry from one state to the next. The current database of registered sex offender is maintained by the State Bureau of Investigation.
People who are currently being sought by the Carteret County Sheriff's Office for violation of the procedures set forth by the state of North Carolina as it relates to sex offender registration can be found in the Wanted Persons section of the website.