Vital Statistics

Citizens can obtain copies of birth, marriage and death certificates from the Department in person or by mail.  To obtain these records you will need a government issued identification (ID) with a picture that reflects your current physical address.  Or you will need to provide 2 forms of identification with current physical address that is dated within the last 90 days.  Applicants requesting a copy of a vital record with the Local Registrar must fully identify the record.   

To mail in your request, write to:

Registrar of Vital Statistics
Health Department
344 Broadway
Long Branch, New Jersey 07740

Please submit copies of your ID with your request and a check or money order for the correct amount along with correctly identifying the record and a return address.
Record Type     Cost
Birth Certificate     $10.00
Death Certificate     $10.00
Marriage Certificate     $10.00
Domestic Partnership Certificate     $10.00
Marriage License     $28.00
Affidavit of Domestic Partnership     $28.00
Civil Union          $28.00
Civil Union Certificate        $10.00

Please make checks payable to City of Long Branch 

Please note that according to the Governor’s Executive Order only the following persons are entitled to a certified copy of a vital record: subject, subject’s parent, legal guardian or legal representative, spouse, child, grandchild or sibling, if of legal age.

Download application that can be completed before arriving at our counter (PDF)