Registrar Of Vital Statistics
A State or Local Registrar may issue a certified copy of a vital record only to person(s) who establish themselves as:
- The subject of the vital record;
- The subject’s parent, legal guardian or legal representative,
- spouse, child, sibling, least 18 years old;
- A State or federal agency for official purposes;
- Pursuant to Court Order.
No. Per the New Jersey State Registrar, information cannot be provided regarding any vital record on the telephone. The local Registrar is not permitted to verify the existence of a document or what may be contained in it.
Any individual seeking information regarding the existence of a vital record, or data contained in a vital record, MUST file an application, fully identify that record, provide proof of their own identity, establish their relationship and submit the required fee.
Vital records cannot be obtained with an Open Public Records Request. They are confidential records.
In the municipality where the birth, death, marriage or civil union occurred,OR
Directly from the New Jersey State Registrar of Vital Statistics Office in Trenton - Phone # 866-649-8736 or 609-292-4087.