OUR OFFICE HAS THE FOLLOWING RECORDS:
Birth and Death records from 1893 to 1905 *
Marriage records from 1885 to present *
Probate records from the early 1800’s to present
•Birth and death records after 1905 can be obtained by :
Going online at http://www.vitalchek.com
Mail (applications are available online at http://www.health.pa.us and at our office)
In person at one of 6 locations located throughout the state.
For genealogy research (Birth records 105 years from D/O/B or Death records 50 years from D.O.D http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/genealogy
• When writing for a Certified Copy of a Marriage License include both parties names at the time they applied and the date of marriage. The fee is $5.00 (photocopies are $1.00). Please include a business sized self addressed stamped envelope.
There is a $5.00 research fee for genealogy records (this fee depends on the volume of records requested). Please call for an exact amount.
Wills are not filed in our office until the person passes away.
GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. If applicant is under the age of 18, they will need the consent of one parent. If they are under the age of 16 they will need both parents and a Judge’s consent.
If previously married: If applicant is divorced a copy of their most recent divorce is needed. If applicants spouse has passed away, we will need the date of death.
Applicants must have a valid photo I.D. and apply together and in person.
The fee is $60.00 CASH (if needed add $2.00 for each consent)
You must apply 4 days in advance but no more than 60 days. There is a three day waiting period before you can pick up your license or have it mailed. This license can be used anywhere in Pennsylvania, but the record will be kept only in Cambria County.
We take marriage licenses Monday – Friday 9 A.M. until 3:30 P.M.
*** TO EXPEDITE THE MARRIAGE LICENSE PROCESS, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK***
You must enter all information, print the e-file application confirmation and then BOTH PARTIES must bring it with them to the Register of Wills Office. The requirements for filing online are the same as above.
FOR A COPY OF OUR FEE BILL SEE THE LINK BELOW