Instant Access to Pennsylvania State, Philadelphia County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of California State Records

Pennsylvania Public Records

The Pennsylvania State Records mission is to grant every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine public records, thus ensuring residents of the state of Pennsylvania is provided access in correspondence with the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law, which states that all records are subject to reveal: http://pafoic.org/.

The main goal is to enable all members of the general public the right to access Pennsylvania state public records easily, efficiently and concisely, without the requester having to specify a “need to know” except those records that are prohibited or restricted to reveal by federal law or state statute.

Pennsylvania State Records grant the information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including the number of over 100 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the information requested to be presented immediately and accurately. Pennsylvania public records have been collected from as far back as the year of 1775 and include records from 67 counties, thereby ensuring Pennsylvania abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.