Welcome to the Prothonotary Office

​The Prothonotary must maintain accurate indices, case dockets, record keeping security and user-friendly access to the same for the public. The Prothonotary is also responsible for maintaining accurate financial records relating to the transactions of the office. As a courtesy to the public, the Prothonotary of Beaver County also maintains a passport office which assists local citizens in obtaining passports for international travel and related matters.






  • File civil pleadings
  • File appeals from District Justices
  • File District Justice judgments
  • Issue Passports



​You may apply for a passport in the Prothonotary's Office. If you wish to get your picture for the passport, the Prothonotary provides that service as well.

Passport Fees: Made Payable to U.S. Department of State

  • Adult Passport Book 16 yrs of age and older:   $110.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Minor Passport Book under the age of 16:          $80.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Adult Passport Card 16 yrs of age and older:      $30.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Minor Passport Card under the age of 16:           $15.00 - Check or Money Order

Separate Fees: Made Payable to Nancy Werme, Prothonotary

  • Passport Photo:  $10.00 - Cash, Check or Money Order
  • Processing Fee:  $35.00 - Cash, Check or Money Order

Note:  If you are having picture taken in Prothonotary's Office one check for $45.00 will be accepted

You may provide copies of the Birth Certificate and front and back of your Driver;s License or we will make the copies for $.50 per sheet

Hours:   Monday thru Friday:  8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Prothonotary's Office:  724-770-4576

For further information regarding passports and fees involved, click here. http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html


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 Contact Information


Beaver County Court House
810 Third Street
Beaver, PA 15009
Phone 724-770-4570
Fax: 724-728-3360
Email: nwerme@beavercountypa.gov

***   NOTICE   ***
 You may obtain a birth or death certificate at the following locations:
New Castle:      105 Nesbitt Road, New Castle PA
Pittsburgh:       411 7th Avenue, Suite 360, Pittsburgh PA
Erie:                 1910 West 26th Street, Erie PA
Harrisburg:     555 Walnut Street, 1st Floor, Harrisburg PA
Scranton: 100 Lackawanna Avenue, Room 112, Scranton PA
Philadelphia:110 North 8th Street, Suite 108, Philadelphia PA
For additional information, visit our website at www.health.pa.gov/MyRecords/Certificates.  To place an online or telephone order with a valid credit card, call VitalChek, our authorized vendor, at 866-712-8238 or visit www.vitalchek.com.