Birth & Death Certificate Information

Where Are Birth and Death Certificates Stored?

The Department of Health, Division of Vital Records, 101 S Mercer Street, New Castle, PA 16101 maintains all Birth and Death Records after 1906. Telephone 724-656-3100 or toll-free at 844-228-3516.

Birth and Death Records from 1893 through 1906 are maintained by the Clerk of Orphans' Court in the County Archives 150 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402. Telephone: 717-840-7222, or Email the County Archives

How Can I Get a Copy of a Birth or Death Certificate?

For EXPEDITED ON-LINE ORDERING or additional information visit the Vital Records websites:

The Department of Health Division of Vital Records has a walk-in service for Birth and Death Records in the Commonwealth Health and Welfare Building, 555 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. Office hours are 8 am through 4 pm, Monday through Friday. For additional information, call 717-772-3480.

You may visit the Department of Health Website for additional information.