Pennsylvania Vital Records


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How to Obtain Pennsylvania Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Pennsylvania birth certificates, Pennsylvania marriage licenses, Pennsylvania divorce decrees and Pennsylvania death records. There are also useful links to past Pennsylvania Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on this site's homepage

Pennsylvania birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Division of Vital Records
101 South Mercer Street
PO Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16101

Pennsylvania birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Vital Records be contacted by phone on (724) 656-3100, 1-877-PA-HEALTH or online at

State office has records since January 1906

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Other Pennsylvania Vital Records Resources
I have included these additional sites because they may contain Pennsylvania vital records (birth records, marriage records, divorce records or death records) that you might find useful if you are conducting genealogy research: - Pennsylvania a directory of  thousands of obituaries with a page of obituary indexes for each Pennsylvania county

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Pennsylvania Birth Records free online birth indexes for Pennsylvania

Search Pennsylvania Marriage Records Online - a comprehensive collection of many online marriage databases for Pennsylvania indexed in county order

USGenweb Archives Project - Pennsylvania USGenWeb is an archive of free databases including vital and other records such as marriages, church records, wills,censuses and cemetery records.

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