Records Request

All Buncombe County Schools and offices are closed Fridays during the summer. 

Records Requests - Public Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Requests may take between 5 and 10 business days to process prior to mailing or pick up.
 
Please plan accordingly and complete your request in advance of the date needed.

We only accept cash or check in our office for payment.

Online submissions are generally processed quicker and also have email/phone call notification features for progress updates.
 
   Online
Visit our online records request site.
     Online Payment Accepted: Credit/Debit Card

The official transcript includes the following information, if available:

  • graduation date
  • final transcript (grades and attendance for high school)
  • immunization records

The complete school record includes the following information, if available:

  • graduation date
  • final transcript
  • attendance for all years in Buncombe County Schools
  • grades for all years in Buncombe County Schools
  • immunization records
  • driver's eligibility certificate

​The graduation verification includes the following information:

  • graduation date
  • name of Buncombe County High School

 
The immunization record includes all immunization shots documented in the school record.  

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​Diploma copies are not available.  There is only one copy of the diploma and it is given to the student at graduation.

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Record Fees

Charges will apply when ordering student records.  Please note the information below:

       Current Students
        Contact your current school for information about obtaining your records.


       Former Students/Colleges or Universities
         Records for Buncombe County Schools students are stored at the high school in the district the student attended until 2 years after           possible graduation. At that time they are maintained permanently by Student Services.
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  • The following non-refundable fees will apply:
    • Normal Shipping or pick up: $15.00 (includes shipping cost)
    • International Mailing: Cost of records plus an additional charge of $10.00
    • Express Mailing: Additional charge of approximately $25.00  Processed and mailed same day if received before 2:00 pm.  
    • Immediate Service Pickup: Cost of records plus an additional charge of $25.00


       Third Party/Graduation Verification Companies/Attorney Offices

          Please complete the online request option above.

  • The following non-refundable fees will apply:
  • Normal processing time: $30.00
  • Express Processing: Additional charge of approximately $25.00  Processed same day if received before 2:00 pm. 



Mail in Requests


Mail in requests take considerably longer due to the time it takes to reach our department.  Online requests are much more convenient for the requester.  If you are unable to request a record online, please download the paper request below.  

Download a Paper Request Form

Mail form to Student Services or submit in person.  
  • Same day service for walk-in's is not available. 
  • Will be processed within 5 business days.
  • $15.00 non-refundable fee (cash or check) for each copy of your records.
  • Will mail via standard US postal mail or hold for pick up.
  • FAXED OR EMAILED REQUESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.



Contact Information

 
Please contact our office with specific questions:    student.services@bcsemail.org  or  828-255-5918
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