This site submits information for a marriage application, which is not complete until both applicants appear in the Register of Wills Office with required documentation (certified copy of divorce decree if applicable, printed confirmation number and valid photo ID, such as a current driver’s license, passport or visa).
3-day waiting period* from the applicants’ appearance in the Register of Wills Office. License will be issued three days after appearance in the Register of Wills Office.
*PA consolidated Statute Title 23
License is only valid for 60 calendar days from the date of issue
For those couples who have extenuating circumstances which prohibit them from appearing in the Register of Wills Office during business hours, a representative from the Register of Wills Office will meet with the couple to process the license. The cost for this service is an additional $60.
A marriage license issued in Westmoreland County may be used anywhere in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Likewise, a license issued in any other county in Pennsylvania may be used in Westmoreland County.