Delinquent Tax Certification

Delinquent Tax Certification

Certification Request Form


For delinquent taxes located in Berks County*, the tax certification fee is $15.00 per parcel.

Please complete the attached form and mail it to our office with a $15.00 check or money order.

Berks County Tax Claim
Service Center, 2nd Floor.
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601

Please be advised that our office strives to respond to all request within 48 hours after receipt.  If you're in need of an expedited request, you must contact our office and speak with someone directly.

All certifications will be emailed upon completion.


  • The Berks County Tax Claim Bureau DOES NOT collect for all taxing districts within the County.  If you're unsure, please contact our office to verify what authorities we collect for, as we do not process refunds for certification fees. 
  • There are also no updates provided.  If you need an updated amount of a delinquent balance, a new certification will have to be requested or you can search the delinquent tax information under the "Delinquent Tax Search" area.
  • We will not process any faxed or email requests for a certification.