The Tax Certification service is offered to provide a legal document, certified by the County Treasurer, which serves as proof of payment of a tax bill on a particular parcel. Only current year Real Estate Taxes will be considered for certification.
Chester County Tax Certification request - $16
Local Municipal Tax Certifications - $10*
Both County and a Municipality certifications - $26
*Certification for current year Municipal taxes only for the 16 participating municipalities.
** All requests must include a stamped return envelope. We do not offer Fax-back service.
Tax Certification Request Form
To request a Tax Certification, either submit a completed form in person at the office, or send via postal mail with a check or money order made out to the Treasurer of Chester County. You must include a return envelope with postage along with your request.
Chester County Treasurer
313 W Market Street, Ste. 3202
West Chester, PA 19382
Certification requests that are sent via overnight (UPS/FEDEX) are processed the day they are received and mailed that same day.
Online Tax Certification Request
As part of County Treasurer Ann Duke’s commitment to provide citizens with efficient & convenient service, Chester County has partnered with MuniciPAY (Nationwide Payment Solutions) to offer an online request option for County of Chester Tax Certifications using credit cards.
The cost of the Online Tax Certifications is $18 plus a $2 convenience
fee charged separately and not retained by the County of Chester. These
fees are non-refundable. The cost to certify Municipal Taxes is an
additional $10 ($28 total), and cannot be purchased separate from the
You are required to enter the
property’s 13 digit parcel number as well as the owner of record for
that parcel. Please note that the fifth digit in the parcel number must
be either an underscore or a letter. You can search by either parcel
number or the last name of the owner that is listed first on the