Birth or Marriage Certificates

How do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?

Birth certificates may be obtained through the municipality where the birth occurred.  You may also go through http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/birth.shtml.

How do I apply for a marriage license?

  1. If the woman is a resident of New Jersey, submit the application in the municipality where she lives.
  2. If the woman is not a New Jersey resident but the man is, submit the application in the municipality where he lives.
  3. If neither is a New Jersey resident, submit the application in the municipality where the marriage will be performed.

You may obtain a marriage application and the requirements needed through either the appropriate municipality or: http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/marriage_apply.shtml

How do I obtain a copy of my marriage license?

Marriage licenses may be obtained through the municipality in which the marriage occurred.  You may also go through http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/marriage2.shtml