Luzerne County Vital Records (Pennsylvania)

Luzerne County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Luzerne County, PA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Luzerne County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Luzerne County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Luzerne County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Hazleton City Clerk Hazleton PA 40 North Church Street 18201 570-459-4986

Luzerne County Clerk Wilkes-Barre PA 200 North River Street 18711 570-825-1585


Luzerne County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Luzerne County, PA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Luzerne County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Luzerne County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Nanticoke City Health Department Nanticoke PA 15 East Ridge Street 18634 570-735-7281

Pennsylvania Department Of Health - Luzerne County Wilkes-Barre PA 665 Carey Avenue 18702 570-826-2071

Wilkes-Barre Health Department Wilkes-Barre PA 71 North Franklin Street, Ste 106 18701 570-822-3169

Luzerne County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Luzerne County, PA. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Luzerne County vital records. Luzerne County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Luzerne County Marriage License Wilkes-Barre PA Register Of Wills, Penn Place Annex, 20 N. Pennsylvania Avenue 18702 570-825-1668


Luzerne County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Luzerne County, PA. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Luzerne County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Luzerne County Medical Examiner & Coroner Wilkes-Barre PA 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue 18701 570-825-1664


Luzerne County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Luzerne County, PA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Luzerne County vital records. You can find Luzerne County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Edwards Borough Town Hall Edwardsville PA 470 Main Street 18704 570-288-8463

Larksville Borough Town Hall Larksville PA 211 East State Street 18704 570-288-6619

Pittson City Hall Pittston PA 35 Broad Street, Ste 2 18640 570-654-4601

West Wyoming Town Hall West Wyoming PA 464 West 8th Street 18644 570-693-1311

Wilkes Barre City Hall Wilkes-Barre PA 40 East Market Street 18701 570-208-4186