New-Jersey Marriage Records |
March 30, 2020


New-Jersey Marriage Records Search

New Jersey marriage records are not open to the public and are managed at both the state and municipality level.

For the most current 100 years, New Jersey marriage records are available directly from the State Office of Vital Statistics and Registry. Marriage records over 100 years old are available from the State Archives. New Jersey marriage records are also available from the Municipality Vital Records Office in the municipality where the marriage occurred.

The state of New Jersey offers two types of copies of marriage records: certified and uncertified. Сertified copies of marriage records are available for purchase only to the registrant, immediate family members, a legal representative, a legal guardian or other legal party for official purposes. Uncertified informational copies of New Jersey marriage records are available to anyone.

Copies of New Jersey marriage records are available by mail order for $25 with a check or money order made payable to the Treasurer, State of New Jersey, a copy of acceptable form of identification, a proof of relationship (if requesting a certified copy), along with a completed application for marriage records for the last 50 years or a completed application for marriage records over 50 years old sent to the following address:

NJ Department of Health
Office of Vital Statistics & Registry
P.O. Box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625-0370
Tel: (866) 649-8726

You may also go to the State Office of Vital Statistics and Registry in person to request copies of a New Jersey marriage records for the last 50 years only.

Online ordering and telephone ordering is not available directly from the state.

For information on ordering from a specific New Jersey municipality, please see the links below or try an instant national background check below to search for available marriage records and other public records information.

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New-Jersey Marriage Records