Thursday, June 24, 2021

Schuylkill County Treasurer, Prothonotary, and Sheriff Offices Announce Extended Hours

Sheriff Joseph Groody, Prothonotary Bridget Miller and Treasurer Linda Marchalk, announce extended office hours.

The courthouse added the hours of 8:30 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, July 17th, 2021.

Sheriff Groody said, “To better serve County Residents, I will continue to offer extended hours to accommodate law abiding citizens with the option to apply for a license to carry firearms.” Fee for a concealed carry license is $20.00 and is payable with cash, check, money order, and credit card (with minimal fee). Current license holders can renew up to 60 days before the expiration date. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and must provide a current and valid PA Driver’s license, or a current PA identification card that has the applicant’s current address. Applicants must provide their name, full address and phone number of two references (references cannot be family members).

Applications online:

Treasurer Linda Marchalk said, “My office handles multiple areas to serve the citizens of Schuylkill County. Starting July 12, 2021, my office will begin issuing doe licenses and will continue to do so until all Wildlife Management Units (WMU) are sold out. Please follow the guidelines in the PA Hunting and Trapping Digest (Page 27) for antlerless mailing dates. All doe applications must be mailed in the pink regulation envelope to the Treasurer’s office. Kindly put your CID number on your check or money order. We are asking any hunter who has not purchased their 2021-22 Hunting license, to take advantage of this opportunity during extended hours. All 100% disabled veterans are entitled to ONE antlerless deer license in the WMU of their choice at the time of purchasing their hunting license. The Treasurer’s Office is the only place 100% disabled veterans can obtain both hunting and antlerless licenses.

All licenses for dogs are also sold in the Treasurer’s Office year round. An annual license runs from Jan 1st through December 31 of the current year. Annual licenses can be renewed starting in December. Lifetime dog licenses are available to dog owners who have had their dog microchipped. A Permanent Identification Verification form must be filled out by the veterinarian and an application must be submitted within thirty (30) days of the date of microchipping. Annual Dog licenses are also available online at There is a $2.00 fee per dog when applying online. We also offer fishing licenses, remit hotel taxes, and you can call for an appointment for small games of chance and bingo licenses. Our office number (570)-628-1433.

Prothonotary Bridget Miller stated, “My office will offer extended hours for Passport Applications and Passport Photos” by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call 570-628-1271 to make your Appointment. Please have your current driver license along with a birth certificate from the Department of Health Vital Records (showing both parents names), two checks and/or money orders. If under the age of 16, both parents must be present. 

You can also visit the county website at for more information. 

Passport applications are also available online at ”

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