Required Indentification

As per direction from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, it is now necessary to provide identification when a request for a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate or death certificate is made. This identification must be proof of relationship to the individual listed on the vital record. Relationship must comply with Executive Order 18.

Acceptable Forms of Identification

  • A valid photo driver's license or photo non-driver's license or
  • A photo identification card and an alternate form of identification with address or
  • Two alternate forms of identification with address

Alternate Forms of ID

  • County Identification
  • Green card
  • Insurance card
  • Non-photo driver's license
  • Passport
  • School Identification card
  • Utility bill within 90 days
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Voter registration


Please fill out a request for records form, sign and have your signature notarized according to the new identify theft protection laws and present identification as listed above. Please note that copies of the documents are acceptable; do not mail originals.


There is a $10.00 fee for each certified copy requested.