Vital Records & Statistics


Births, marriages 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.

Marriage Licenses

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 take place.

Additional Information

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.