From the Prothonotary/Recorder Office
In all other class counties these offices are separate.
In Sullivan County there are 5 different offices under the prothonotary.
Marriage License requirements
If either party was divorced, must have certified copy of Divorce Decree.
3 day waiting period after applying
License is good for 60 days
Must have photo I.D.
Recorder - Mortgage Satisfaction Piece.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [36.9 KB]
Prothonotary - Civil Cover Sheet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [128.9 KB]
Register - Probate Packet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [356.6 KB]
For additional information and customizable forms go to PALawHelp.org
Below you can print the application form for a new U.S. Passport or to renew your U.S. Passport.
Print the U.S. Passport Application.
Prothonotary - US Passport Application.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [88.8 KB]
If you would like to fill out the U.S. Passport or the U.S. Passport Renewal forms online and then print the completed form, please follow the links below.
For more information on U.S. Passports, please see http://travel.state.gov/passport/.
Fee Increase Alert
According to Act 28 of 2014, starting July 1, 2014, the cost of each certified copy of the birth certificate will increase from $10.00 to $20.00. The additional $10 will be used by the Department of Public Welfare to help fund and provide for children’s advocacy centers as well as child abuse prevention training.
The last day to obtain certificates at $10 (excluding processing and delivery fee) is June 30, 2014.
Mailed in applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2014 to qualify at the $10.00 fee. Applications received with a post mark after June 30, 2014 and without the proper fee will be returned unprocessed.
First copies for new births will still be offered free of charge and fees may be waived for individuals who served or are currently serving in the Armed Forces or their dependent.
Contact the Department
Kellie Carpenter - Prothonotary, Recorder,
Register of Wills, Clerk of Courts &
Clerk of Orphans Court
Karen Baumunk - 1st Deputy Prothonotary
Cecily Tubach - 2nd Deputy Prothonotary
Sullivan County Courthouse
245 Muncy Street
Laporte, PA 18626
Phone: (570) 946-7351
Fax: (570) 946-7105