Responsible for processing all birth, death, marriage, civil union, and domestic partner licenses for Chester Township.
Please call the Municipal Registrar at 908-879-5100 ext. 828 for additional information or visit the New Jersey Department of Vital Statistics at https://www.nj.
Marriage/Civil Union Licenses
You would apply for a license in Chester Township if…
- either the applicant resides in Chester Township OR
- neither applicant is a resident of New Jersey but the ceremony will be performed in Chester Township
It is strongly recommended that you call ahead to schedule an appointment to assure that the Registrar, Deputy Registrar or Alternate is available to take the application.
Application forms may be found here.
The first page of the license application can be completed before applying for a license. The application must be completed by the applicants and witness in front of the Registrar. A fee of $28 is due at time of application and payable by cash or check made out to Chester Township.
Ordering Certified Copies
If you require information about a birth, marriage, civil union and/or death that took place in Chester Township, submit your request and the appropriate fee for the number of certified copies required. Identification and proof of relationship is required to obtain copies. For more information on what documentation is needed in order to obtain a certified copy, please click here.
For additional information related to the requirements for obtaining Certified Copies of Births/Civil Unions/Marriages/Death Certificates, please click here.