|Allegheny County Marriage Licenses||Marriage license applications may be completed in person or online. An email address is required. After completing the online application, both applicants must appear together in person with photo identification at the Marriage License Bureau to complete the process. The Department of Court Records also offers an online search and order service for marriage records it holds. An email address and credit or debit card are required.||Allegheny||Allegheny County Government||Allegheny County Government|
|Butler County Register of Wills||Provides marriage licenses, wills, estates, inheritance tax, and adoption forms.||Butler||Register of Wills||Butler County Government|
|Chester County Register of Wills - Clerk of the Orphans' Court||Clerk of the Orphans' Court provides a variety of adoption and guardian services.
Services available include:
- Filings for Adoptions
- Filings for Guardians of Minors and Incapacitated Persons
- Issuance of Marriage Licenses||Chester||Chester County Register of Wills - Chester; West Chester||Chester County Register of Wills|
|Clerk of Orphan's Court and Register of Wills, Row Officer - York County||This York County Government Office for Row Officers oversees both the Clerk of Orphan's Court and the Register of Wills.
Orphan's Court:(717)771-9288 and Wills':(717) 771-9607
The duties of the Clerk of Orphans' Court include: filing petitions for incapacitated persons and petitions for the appointment of guardians for minors, petitions for adoptions (which records are confidential), the granting of marriage licenses, and records of births and deaths from 1893 through 1906.
Birth and death records of persons born after 1906 are on file with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, Pa 16103. Phone: (724) 656-3100. This office is also responsible in assisting the Judge of Orphans' Court during court proceedings as well as the documents pertaining to those proceedings.
As register of wills, this office has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the granting of letters of testamentary and letters of administration to persons properly qualified and who meet the requirements of the fiduciaries act of 1949 as amended. This office is also an agent for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania to collect inheritance tax payments.||York||York County Row Officers||County Administration, York County Government|
|County of Berks - Register of Wills||Responsible for the probate of all estates for decedents dying in the County of Berks. Collects inheritance tax for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issues marriage licenses. Maintains the dockets of all probate proceedings. Serves as Clerks of Orphans' Court. Maintains all records of adoptions and guardianship in the Orphans' Court division of the Court of Common Pleas. Serves as presiding officer in all probate hearings. Under special circumstances, the Register will perform probates and take marriage license applications in the home, assisted living facility or hospital of the citizen in need of our services.||Berks||Services Center||County of Berks|
|County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court||This office provides the following basic services to the people of Schuylkill County;
Register of Wills
-Grants letters testamentary to those probating a will and letters of administration to those who die without a will
-Collects inheritance tax for Pennsylvania
-Issues marriage licenses
-Provides applications to persons wishing to obtain copies of birth certificates
-Handles all adoption proceedings. Adoptions are sealed and held in closed court
-Settle estates of minors and incapacitated persons||Schuylkill||County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court||County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court|
|Lancaster County Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court||This office provides the following basic services to the people of Lancaster County:
Register of Wills
- Grants letters testamentary to those probating a will and letters of administration to those who die without a will. (Records are open to public inspection.)
- Collects inheritance tax for Pennsylvania
- Issues marriage licenses
- Provides applications to persons wishing to obtain copies of birth certificates
- Handles all adoption proceedings. Adoptions are sealed and held in closed court
- Settle estates of minors and incapacitated persons
||Lancaster||Lancaster County Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court||County of Lancaster|
|Lehigh County Government Center||County government consisting of the County Council, which is the governing legislative body and the County Executive who oversees county operations, including administration/human resources, economic development, corrections, court services, fiscal affairs, human services, public works, and the offices of the Coroner, Public Defender, Sheriff, and Solicitor. Information on county services is available by telephone or internet.
610-782-3000 Information and Referral
610-782-3001 County Executive
610-782-4600 Emergency Management
610-782-3014 Court Administration
610-782-3390 Protection From Abuse Order Office
610-782-3565 Community Development/Housing Rehabilitation
||Lehigh||Lehigh County Government Center||Lehigh County Government Center|
|Marriage License||Application for marriage license, copy of marriage license.||Bradford County Register & Recorder||Bradford County Register & Recorder|
|Marriage License||The primary function of the Marriage License Bureau is taking application for and issuing marriage license to couples who plan to be married in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Marriage License Bureau archives all marriage licenses, issued in Lackawanna County from 1885 – to present day.||Lackawanna||Marriage License||Lackawanna County Government|
|Marriage Licenses - Luzerne County||Both applicants for a marriage license must appear together with a driver’s license or state issued photo identification.
A social security number (SS#) is required by law if the applicant has one.
Both parties should be aged 18 or over (if under 18 applicant needs to be accompanied by a parent, if 16 and younger the applicant must have a court order to get a marriage license).
There is a (3) day waiting period before the license is issued and the license is good for (60) days from the date of issue. If you would prefer to have your license mailed, please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of application.
If one or both of the parties were married before proof must be provided of how the prior marriage was dissolved: Date of death or a copy of the final Divorce decree.
The license is only valid in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
||Luzerne||Luzerne County Court System||Luzerne County Government|
|Northampton County Government Center||County government consisting of the County Council, which is the governing legislative body and the County Executive who oversees county operations, including administration/human resources, economic development, corrections, court services, fiscal affairs, human services, public works, and the offices of the Coroner, Public Defender, Sheriff, and Solicitor.
610-559-3000 Information and Referral
610-559-3191 County Executive
610-746-3194 Emergency Management
610-559-6700 Court Administration
610 559-3061 Protection From Abuse Office
610-691-5620 Housing Rehabilitation Program||Northampton||Northampton County Government Center||Northampton County Government Center|
|Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts, Clerk of Orphans Court Columbia County||Columbia||Prothonotary||Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts, Clerk of Orphans Court Columbia County|
|Register of Wills||Wills of deceased Dauphin County residents are probated by the Register of Wills. Personal Representatives for deceased residents are appointed by the Register of Wills. Inheritance taxes are collected by the Register of Wills. This office also handles applications for marriage licenses, adoption filings and guardianship filings.
||Dauphin||## Dauphin County Courthouse||Dauphin County Courthouse |
|Schuylkill County Courthouse||County government consisting of the County Council, which is the governing legislative body and the County Executive who oversees county operations, including administration/human resources, economic development, corrections, court services, fiscal affairs, human services, public works, and the offices of the Coroner, Public Defender, Sheriff, and Solicitor. The public can use the links on the web page to view the list of departments, elected officials, public meeting dates, townships, cities, and boroughs, certificates/forms available , civil court matters, parcel locator.||Schuylkill||Schuylkill County Courthouse||Schuylkill County Courthouse|
|Westmoreland County Government - Register of Wills Office - Marriage License||Westmoreland||Westmoreland County Government - Register of Wills Office||Westmoreland County Government|