Division of Vital Records
Division of Vital Records in Pennsylvania
In-person services at the following Vital Records Offices are restricted to Pennsylvania residents by appointment only: Erie, Harrisburg, New Castle, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

All other locations are currently closed. Please check back frequently for updates on the reopening of other locations by click on this link

Birth Information: ordering a birth certificate, a stillborn birth certificate, filing a report of birth, information for new parents, genealogy - fact sheets, birth certificate FAQs

Adoption Information: filing a report of domestic adoption, report of adoption of a foreign-born child, information for Birth Parents, information for Adoptees, ordering a noncertified copy of original birth record

Death Information: ordering a death certificate, fetal death certificate, filing a report of death, death certificate FAQs
Scranton State Office Building
Room 112
Scranton, PA 18503
Eligibility: Birth certificates only issued to subject or immediate family member. Death certificates issued only if directly related to decendent or legal representative of decendent.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm excluding State holidays
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (844) 228-3516 Toll-Free
  • (724) 656-3100 Main
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Fee Amounts: Birth Certificate $20; Death Certificate $9, no cash or credit cards accepted
Facility/ADA access: N/A
Languages Spoken: English
  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Related Records/Permits
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Division of Vital Records
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