New Jersey Vital Records

New Jersey State Vital Records Office
Bureau of Vital Statistics
PO Box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625-0370
Fax: (609)392-4292

It can take up to 4 months to get a vital record from New Jersey. If you're willing to pay by credit card, for an additional fee of $8.95 you can fax a request and it will be processed within 7 working days (this may not apply to genealogy requests). For more information call Vitalchek at (609)633-2860.

Archives Section
Division of Archives and Records Management

Department of State
Trenton, NJ 08625-0307

The $10.00 fee will cover a search of up to five consecutive years for each requested record. Each additional block of five consecutive years searched at the same time will cost another $10.00.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth/Death/Marriage $4.00 Since Jun 1878 If the exact date is unknown, the fee is an additional $1.00 per year searched. Make check or money order to New Jersey State Department of Health.
Birth $10.00 May 1848 to 1923
Death/Marriage $10.00 May 1848 to May 1878
Divorce $10.00 Make check or money order to Clerk of the Superior Court.
Superior Court of NJ, Public Information Ctr
171 Jersey Street, CN 967
Trenton, NJ 08625-0967

New Jersey Counties:
Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

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