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

Forms & Documents

Passports

FAQs

Contact Info

Karen  Vehovic-Green
Acting Recorder
825 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA  15701
724-465-3865

kgreen@indianacountypa.gov

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
For Passport applications
8-3:30pm only.

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

Closed Holidays

FAQs

Register/Recorder Office FAQs

No, your deed is a legal document and we cannot change anything on a deed.

Check and see if there is a Satisfaction piece on file, we can make you a copy of the satisfaction piece.

This is a requirement to record the document, parcel number and township/borough ties together with the address of the property.

You don’t, but we recommend you do because it is a legal document you are recording.

Because anyone could sign the document and record it, the notary makes it legal.

5 Most Asked Questions

No, you will need to talk with an attorney to have a new Deed drawn up.

All of our records online from 1948 to present a free on our website (click here) or you can come into our office to get a copy at $0.50 per page.

The cost to record a Deed is $78.75 for four pages and four names. Each page after four is $2.00 per page and $0.50 per name.

Yes, you can. You can either come into our office to check, you can call into the office and we can tell you over the phone or you can look it up on our website.

Yes, if you applied in Indiana County for your marriage license you can pick up a certified copy for $5.00 in our office. If you aren’t local you can call the office and get directions on how to order one through the mail.

Register of Wills FAQs

A short certificate is issued when an estate has been opened naming an Executor or Administrator. If no estate has been filed, we cannot issue one.

We recommend that you seek the advice of an attorney. There are guidelines set up for probate along with advertising and deadlines for filing reports.

Yes. In order to transfer any property or bank accounts, you need to be sworn in as the Executor to sign for the estate.

Orphans Court FAQs

We strongly recommend that you have an attorney.

You can either call or send in the women’s maiden name and man’s name along with the approximate year of marriage. The cost is $5.00.

You need to know your birthplace and your parent’s birthplace. We need your social security number along with photo ID. If you were married before, we need the final decree of the divorce or the date of death.