Requesting a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

During the COVID-19 Stay at Home order, 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 that requests made through the mail, MUST contain a copy of your identification AND proof or relationship.


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