Pennsylvania Vital Records







Pennsylvania State Vital Records Office

Vital Records, State Dept of Health
P.O. Box 1528
101 South Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16103
(724) 656-3100
Fax: (724) 652-8951

Always ask for a full copy of the record, after 1913 will contain parents' names on death certificate. You must state relationship to deceased person or they will not send copy.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth/Death $4.00/$3.00 Since Jan. 1906 Access to birth and death certificates is limited to next of kin. Make check or money order to Division of Vital Records.
Birth/Death Before Jan. 1906 Write to: Register of Wills, Orphans Court, in county seat of county where event occurred.
Birth 1870-1905 Persons born in Pittsburgh or in Allegheny City, now part of Pittsburgh, from 1882 to 1905
Registrar of Wills
City-County Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Birth/Death $9.00 1860-1915 For events occurring in City of Philadelphia write to:
Vital Statistics
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
401 North Broad Street, Room 942
Philadelphia, PA 19108
Marriage Fees vary Make application to the Marriage License Clerks, County Court House in county where license was issued.
Divorce Fees vary Make application to the Prothonotary Court House in county seat of county where divorce was granted.

Pennsylvania Boroughs:
Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York



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