Requesting a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

* Due to the COVID-19 situation, ALL requests for Certified Copies must be submitted through the mail. There are no in-person requests at this time.  Once received, requests will be processed and returned through the mail.

For any questions, please CALL 908-464-2700 x 2114 OR EMAIL Registrar.


To obtain a copy of a Birth Certificate, Marriage License, or Death Certificate you must submit a request for a Certified Copy of a Vital Record.

To submit this request: 


Complete the Certified Copy Application

Provide the following to the Township Clerk’s office:

These requests can be made either in person or by mail.


Applying in Person

The Clerk’s office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m*.  While appointments are not required, we strongly suggest you call ahead to ensure that someone is available to process your request.

*The Township of Berkeley Heights observes Summer Hours from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Applying by Mail

When applying by mail, requests should be sent to:

Township of Berkeley Heights
Attn: Angela Lazzari (Registrar)
29 Park Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Please Note:

- Requests made through the mail, MUST contain a copy of your identification AND proof or relationship.  

- As per State requirements, Certified Copies can only be mailed to the address on the Identification provided.  If you wish to have your Certified Copy mailed to another address, you MUST provide a NOTARIZED letter providing the address to which you would like to have it sent.


Online Payment for Requests Previously Submitted AND Approved by the Registrar

If you have already submitted a Certified Copy Request with the supporting documentation and the Registrar has authorized the use of an online Payment, please use the link below.

Online Payment for Approved Requests