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At this time, all visitors to the Prothonotary are required to make an appointment.  Please use our e-file system whenever possible or submit your filings by mail. 

For Family Court filings PLEASE CALL 215-348-6822 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

For Civil matters that cannot be e-filed, PLEASE CALL 215-348-6191 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

The Prothonotary is now accepting ROUTINE Passport applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Doylestown office (satellite offices closed at this time).  PLEASE CALL 215-348-6191 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

Genealogical & Historic Archives

Naturalization Papers for the years 1802 to 1906 and Term Papers from 1733 to 1920 are now available for public review in the Prothonotary's office. The collections were microfilmed through the support of a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and with the cooperation of the Bucks County Historical Society. If you are interested in utilizing this historical resource, stop by our office in the Bucks County Court House between the hours of 8 AM and 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday, and use our on-site microfilm readers to browse through the collection (no appointment necessary). The original papers and microfilm collection are also available at the Bucks County Historical Society's Spruance Library. Contact the Historical Society for information concerning hours and appointments.

The Office of the Prothonotary 
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Patricia Zimmerman, First Deputy
Randall Flager, Esq., Solicitor

Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street, 1st Floor
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184