Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is now requiring all requests for birth and death records to be done on new forms that have the requester sign a release that they are who they say they are. The old forms are no longer acceptable and will be returned.

You can find the new forms HERE
Penna. Dept. of Health
Div. of Vital Records,
P. O. Box 1528, New Castle PA 16103-1528.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ... in pursuit of good health. If the birth/death occurred before 1906, contact the Courthouse in the county where the event occurred. Also, ALL requests for marriage and divorce records should be directed to the County Courthouse in which the marriage license or divorce decree was issued.

This page was updated on January 24, 2017