Registrar of Vital Statistics
The Registrar of Vital Statistics is charged with recording, maintaining, and making available all records of birth, marriage, Civil Unions and deaths occurring in the Township of Aberdeen. Copies of the Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union records may be obtained from the Registrar's Office if they occurred in the Township of Aberdeen.
For the application to receive certified copies of records such as, birth, marriage, civil unions and deaths please click here.
How To Apply For A Marriage/Civil Union License In Aberdeen Township
Who Should Apply In Aberdeen Township:
One party must be Aberdeen Township resident.
If neither applicant is a New Jersey resident, you must apply for the license in the municipality where the marriage/civil union ceremony will be performed, the license is only valid in the issuing municipality.
Where To Apply:
Aberdeen Township Vital Statistics Office Please call to schedule an appointment (732-583-4200), evening appointment times are available between 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Required Documents When Applying For A Marriage/civil Union License:
Proof of identity by presenting your driver's license, passport or state/federal I.D.
Proof of your residency.
Your social security card or social security number. (Social Security number is required by law for US citizens and will be kept confidential.)
A witness, 18 years of age or older.
The $28 application fee.
***Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified English translation***
Requested Additional Documents
(These documents are helpful but not required):
A copy of your birth certificate to establish your parents' names and related birth information.
If you are divorced, have had a previous civil union dissolved, domestic partnership terminated or have had a civil union annulled, please bring the decree(s) or the civil annulment documents.
If your former spouse/civil union or domestic partner is deceased, please bring the death certificate.
Information The Applicants Will Be Asked:
- Parents' birth places.
- Mother's maiden name.
- name and address of person officiating.
- Date and place of marriage/civil union.
When To Come In And Waiting Period After Filling Out Of Application:
Recommendation is to come in at least two weeks before ceremony.
There is a mandated 72 hour waiting period from time of application.
***Remember we are closed on weekends***
Contact Vital Statistics for specific information at 732-583-4200
Filing Of Marriage/Civil Union License:
Marriage/civil union license will be recorded in the town where the marriage/civil union took place.
Certified Copy Of Marriage/Civil Union Certificate:
Certified copies can be obtained from the town where the marriage/civil union took place.
If there are any other questions that you need answered, please call Vital Statistics at 732-583-4200.
Applications & Forms
Vital Records Application