Office of Vital Statistics

The Office of Vital Statistics is a division within the Health Department responsible for the maintenance, and recording of marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, births, and deaths that take place within the township.

Marriage / Civil Union / Domestic Partnership Certificates
Marriage / Civil Union / Domestic Partnership certificates must be obtained in the municipality where the event occurred, not in the municipality where the application was filed.
  • Proof of identify must be provided.
  • Fee: $10 per certified copy in the form of cash, check, or money order
Requirements for Marriage / Civil Union
The Marriage / Civil Union license application is to be made in the municipality in which either party resides and the license is valid throughout the State of New Jersey. If neither applicant is a New Jersey resident, submit the application in the municipality where the marriage ceremony will be performed, the license is only valid in the issuing municipality.

The office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. except holidays
No appointment necessary

Required Information:
  • Proof of identity, be presenting your driver’s license, passport, birth certificate, or state / federal I.D.
  • Proof of residency.
  • Your social security card or social security number
  • A witness, 18 years of age or older
  • Application fee: $28 cash, check or money order
Note*: If you are divorced, have had a previous civil union dissolved, domestic partnership terminated or have had a civil union annulled, please bring the decree(s) or the civil annulment documents. Or if your former spouse / partner is deceased, please bring the death certificate.

*These documents are helpful but not required

After you apply there is a 72 hour waiting period before the license is issued. The waiting period begins when the application is filed with the Local Registrar.

Birth Certificates
  • Birth certificates must be obtained in the municipality where the individual was born.
  • Proof of identity must be provided.
  • Fee: $10 per certified copy in the form of cash, check, or money order
Death Certificates
  • Death certificates must be obtained in the municipality where the individual was pronounced dead.
  • Proof of relation to the deceased must be provided.
  • Fee: $5 per certified copy in the form of cash, check, or money order
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