Register of Wills & Recorder of Deeds
& Clerk of Orphans Court

Forms & Documents


How to search for a Deed, Mortgage, Lien, Satisfaction

Contact Info

Maria Jack
Register and Recorder
825 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA  15701

Recorder of Deeds
Register of Wills
Clerk of Orphans' Court Office
Indiana County Courthouse
825 Philadelphia St.
Indiana, PA 15701-3973

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

Phone: (724) 465-3860
Fax: (724) 465-3863

Closed Holidays

Online Services

Recorder of Deeds Online Services

Register of Wills Online Services

To access the Marriage Applications you must click here.
Proceed to follow the Marriage application menu links.


Brian Kilfoyle
Regional Sales Director


Max York
County Support Engineer
855.200.1150 ext. 3

Welcome to the Register & Recorders Office


Effective 12/22/2022 – Wearing a mask to our office is optional.

Marriage License Applications:  YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT and bring the online filled out application HERE with $50, cash/check, photo ID and social security card. You must bring a copy of your most recent divorce decree or have the decree file number.  Call the Prothonotary’s office for that information. Bring a copy of the death certificate for deceased spouses.

Appointments are Monday and Wednesdays from 8am-3pm (if possible).

Certified Copy of Marriage License:  Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with $5 check made payable to “Clerk of Orphans’ Court” and send to Orphans’ Court, 825 Philadelphia St., Indiana, PA  15701.  Include a note with your maiden name, married name, spouse name, a contact number and year of marriage.  We will send the gold seal copy that you need for driver’s license center.

Real ID date has been extended to May 7, 2025.

Passports: WE ARE NO LONGER PASSPORT AGENTS.  Please do not contact our office for passport information.  You may contact the Indiana Post Office for an appointment to process new passports at 724.465.4771.

Estate:  Email to make an appointment to probate an estate, calculate costs, or receive forms. Email a copy of the Petition, death certificate, Wills/Renunciations and number of short certificates desired for a total cost figure.  Inheritance tax payments can be sent by mail and the postmarked date will be used for payment date.

Deeds/Mortgages/Satisfaction/All land documents:  We are recording documents online or by mail.  Any parcel in these townships MUST specify a school district:  Blacklick, Canoe, Young.

Recorder of Deeds

Indiana County Recorder of Deeds Fee Schedule

Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value

How to search for a deed with the cloud search

Clerk of the Orphans' Court

Indiana County Clerk of Orphans' Court Fee Schedule


Decedent's Estate

Guardianship of Incapacitated Person

Guardian's Inventory for an Incapacitated Person

Certificate of Compliance

Annual Report of Guardian of the Person

Annual Report of Guardian of the Estate

Cover page for First and Final Accounts

Register of Wills

Indiana County Register of Wills Fee Schedule

Certification of Notice Under PA O.C. Rule 10.5 (fillable)

Pa. O.C Rule 10.6 Status Report

Estate Information Sheet (editable)

Oath of Non-Subscribing Witness(es)

Oath of Subscribing Witness(es)

Petition For Grant of Letters



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If you wish to submit a Petition for Grant of Letters ahead of time. please download and fill out the provided form, copy of death certificate, will, any renunciations, and number of short certificates needed and email it to:
or call 724.465.3861 with any questions and total cost figures.