Wills and Orphans

Department of Court Records, Wills/Orphans’ Court Division

We accept for filing and maintain legal documents for Allegheny County Orphans’ Court. We issue marriage licenses and accept passport applications. You can also obtain copies of records for legal and genealogical purposes.


City-County Building
414 Grant Street, First Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2469
Phone: 412-350-4180
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Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Marriage License/Passport office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm April 6th through September 28th.

Note: No applications can be processed after 4:00 pm.

Video Conferencing

The Probate section is now offering Video Conferencing(PDF, 117KB) for Administration of Oaths before the Register.

Court-Appointed Guardians

The Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is offering a series of online workshops that show court-appointed guardians how to use the new Guardianship Tracking System (GTS). The GTS makes it possible for guardians of adult incapacitated persons to file inventory and annual reports online from any internet-accessible computer.