Click on the links below to search free birth, death, marriage, and divorce record databases in Pennsylvania.
Visit the Vital Records, State Dept of Health for information on how to obtain birth and death certificates. To place an order, write to:
Vital Records, State Dept of Health
P.O. Box 1528
101 South Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Fax: (724) 652-8951
Access to birth and death certificates is limited to next of kin. Submit a readable copy of applicant's driver's license or other picture ID with your request. Make check or money order payable to Division of Vital Records.
Birth and death records are available since 1906. For birth and death records prior to 1906, write to: Register of Wills, Orphans Court, in the county where the event occurred.
Marriage and divorce records can be obtained from the courthouse in the county where the marriage license or divorce decree was issued.
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