Friday, May 19, 2023

Schuylkill County Sheriff, Treasurer, and Register of Wills Announce Extended Hours for Saturday

Sheriff Joseph Groody, Prothonotary Bridget Miller, Treasurer Linda Yeich, and Register of Wills Theresa Gaffney announce extended office hours on: Saturday, May 20th : 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.

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).

Treasurer Linda Yeich said “Many changes are happening with hunting and doe licenses. In April, I will be attending our spring Treasurer’s conference along with PA Game Commission to learn what new procedures will be taking effect. I will keep the hunters in Schuylkill County informed on these changes. Please like and follow my face book page “Schuylkill County Treasurer’s Office” as I will post updated information as it becomes available.”

Many of the applications for the Treasurer’s office are accessible on the new Schuylkill County website (

Applications for dog licenses, Small Games of Chance and many others are available for the public. Our office continues to handle lifetime and annual Dog licenses for the county. Annual licenses are valid for each calendar year. Lifetime dog licenses are only available for dogs that are microchipped. You must have the dog scanned, complete a dog license application, have the veterinarian complete a Permanent Identification Verification form, and mail all documentation to the Treasurer’s office within 30 days from vet visit. Information on Bingo Licenses and Small Games of Chance licenses for all non-profit organizations can also be obtained either in the office or online. Small Games of Chance licenses are required for all organizations conducting 50-50 raffles, using pull tabs (such as lottery) and rip off tickets and hosting Chinese auctions. Your Small Games of Chance number must be printed on the tickets, or a label placed on ticket prior to selling. Any use of online raffles and auctions are considered illegal.

Prothonotary Bridget Miller stated, “My office will offer extended hours for Passport Applications and passport Photos by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please have your current driver’s license along with a birth certificate from the Department of Health, Vital records (showing both parents name), two checks or money orders. If under the age of 16, both parents must be present. Again, please call no later than 1PM on May 18 to make an Appointment. 

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

"Passport applications are also available online at https:/” Register of Will Office and Clerk of Orphans Court Theresa Gaffney will offer extended hours 8:30am12pm for Marriage License ($40.00) and marriage certifications ($10.00), please call and schedule an appointment.

You may contact each office directly with any questions.
  • Sheriff’s Office 570-628-1440
  • Treasurer’s Office 570-628-1433
  • Prothonotary’s Office 570-628-1271
  • Register of Wills 570-628-1376