Lancaster County Prothonotary
Lancaster County Prothonotary
Filing office for cases before the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas involving Custody; Divorce; New Suits; Civil Appeals; Landlord/Tenant Appeals; Liens, Judgments and Satisfactions; Mortgage Foreclosures; Protection From Abuse; Change of Name; Mental Health Commitments.

Passport Acceptance facility (including photos).
Host local Naturalization Ceremonies in coordination with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services.


Lancaster County Courthouse
50 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

Passports: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm by appointment only.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 299-8282 Main
  • (717) 299-8282 Main
Intake Procedure: Telephone, walk-in, mail, e filing
Fee Amounts: Vary; See website for fee bill
Service Contact: Multiple Departments, Prothonotary, 717-299-8282
Services:
  • Certificates/Forms Assistance
  • Child Custody Orders
  • Court Filing Offices
  • Court Records
  • Divorce Records
  • Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services
  • Name Change Assistance
  • Passports
  • Small Claims Courts
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Lancaster County Prothonotary
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