and deaths are permanently recorded by the Registrar of
Vital Statistics in the municipality in which they actually
take place. A fee and specific information are required
to obtain a certified copy of any of these documents.
Township records begin with 1921.
A New Jersey marriage
license is issued to each couple by the Registrar in the
municipality in which the prospective bride resides. Out
of state residents getting married in New Jersey must
apply in the municipality in which the marriage is to
Additional information on obtaining copies of birth, marriage and death records are available from the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. For further information on office hours, procedures and fees, call Hopewell Township 609-737-0120, Hopewell Borough 609-466-2636, or Pennington Borough 609-737-0276.