New Jersey Vital Records

Vital Records Online is the safest website in the nation to order your New Jersey birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates. Be assured that your documents will arrive securely and your private information will remain confidential.

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New Jersey Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in New Jersey with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The New Jersey Department of Public Health sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the New Jersey Department of Vital Records and order a certified copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

New Jersey Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

New Jersey Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

New Jersey Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in New Jersey

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the New Jersey government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

  1. How to request vital records from New Jersey?

    Before you start the process of ordering a certified copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate, you should know some important information about the requirements, processing times, and other helpful information from the New Jersey Department Of Health.

  2. How long will it take to receive my vital records from New Jersey?

    You can expect to receive your vital records from the New Jersey Department of Health within 10 to 12 weeks.

  3. What documents are required to order vital records from New Jersey?

    The New Jersey Department Of Health requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID to complete the online application. It varies depending on the type of certificate, but commonly people will use a driver's license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

    New Jersey Birth Certificate Requirements
    New Jersey Marriage Certificate Requirements
    New Jersey Death Certificate Requirements

  4. How much does it cost to order a copy of a vital record from New Jersey?

    Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assisted service whenever you order copies of birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates. New Jersey will charge a $25.00 fee for each certified copy of a birth, marriage, and death certificate. Any additional copy will cost $2.00.

  5. Who can request vital records from New Jersey?

    There are limitations to who can request vital records from the state of New Jersey Bureau of Vital Statistics. It depends on if the request is for a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate. The requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. But the requester can also be part of the immediate family, some distant family member, or must be the legal representative for the individual of record.

  6. How to order birth certificates and other vital records from New Jersey?

    There are two options to order vital records in New Jersey. The first and the easiest one is through Vital Records Online. You will be able to start your application process online, and then you will receive your birth certificate or the other vital records by mail.

    The second option is going in person to the vital records office in the location where the individual was born. This process could be tedious and time-consuming due to the long lines and paperwork.

Get answers to more frequently asked questions

New Jersey Vital Records Office
  • Mailing address for vital records application
    New Jersey Department of Health Vital Statistics and Registry - Customer Service Unit – Non-genealogical Requests
    P.O. Box 370
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0370

    Physical address (Walk-in welcome)
    Office of Vital Statistics and Registry
    140 East Front Street
    Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Phone: (609) 292-4087
  • https://onlinevitals.com/directory-directories/locations/new-jersey/
Business Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Saturday - Sunday Closed

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PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.

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