Notice:The Prothonotary’ s Office no longer accepts filings and/or copy requests requiring payment after 4:15p.m.
Extended Passport Hours:Starting 6/15/22, our office will offer extended hours on Wednesday nights from 4-6 by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please use the link on the passport page to schedule an appointment. Walk-Ins will get turned away during extended hours.
Current Office Operations
Our office is open to the public during normal business hours of 8:30AM-4:30PM. We will stop processing filings and/or copy requests requiring payment at 4:15PM. While we are open to accept any and all filings, we encourage the mailing and e-filing of eligible documents.
Passport services are available by appointment only. Passport photos can now be taken at our office. Please visit the Passport page to make an appointment.
We will have staff available during normal business hours to answer any questions or to assist with the e-filing system at 610-344-6300.
The Sheriff’s Department now requires appointments for fingerprints needed for name change petitions. Please call 610-344-6984 to make an appointment.
Public Access -ChescoPIN is a paid subscription service that provides access to docket entries. ChescoPIN may be accessed at no charge in the Prothonotary's Office or at Chester County libraries.
Passports- The Prothonotary’s Office accepts applications for US Passports. View Passport information or call 610-344-6310