Division of Vital Records – PA Department of Health

The Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records maintains records of births and deaths that occurred in Pennsylvania from 1906 to the present. These vital records are not open to public inspection. The Division of Vital Records issues only certified copies of birth and death with the raised seal that are acceptable for numerous uses: passport, Social Security, employment, insurance benefits, etc.

625 Forster Street 8th Floor West , New Castle, PA 16101

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

1-877-PA-HEALTH or 724-656-3100

Emergency Phone