Marriage and Civil Union Information and Links

APPOINTMENTS NEEDED

Please call 908-735-8800 ext 200 for appointment

What to bring with you when you apply:

  1. If you are divorced or have had a marriage annulled, please bring the divorce decree or the civil annulment documents. If your former spouse is deceased please bring the death certificate.
  2. A copy of your birth certificate, driver’s license, passport or state I.D.
  3. Proof of your residency.
  4. Your social security card or social security number.
  5. A witness (18 years or older) who knows both the male and female applicants.
  6. The $28 application fee.
  7. Your social security number is required by law and will be kept confidential.
  8. The application must be signed in the presence of the Registrar.
  9. There is a 72 hour waiting period between application and license issue.
  10. Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Applying for a Marriage/Civil Union License in New Jersey 

Application for a Marriage/Civil Union License

ENTERING INTO A MARRIAGE, CIVIL UNION OR DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP IN NEW JERSEY

 
Ordering a copy of a Vital record (birth, death, marriage, etc)

Certified copies of vital records are available for a fee of $5.00 per copy. Proper identification is required before certified copies can be issued.

Application requirements for Certified Copies

Application for a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

 

Last updated: 12/1/2016 2:59:41 PM