Chester Township

1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey 07930
Phone: 908-879-5100

Vital Statistics

Responsible for processing all birth, death, marriage, civil union, and domestic partner licenses for Princeton.

Please call the Municipal Registrar at 908.879-5100 for additional information regarding Application for Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union, Reaffirmation of Civil Union Licenses, Birth Certificates, and Civil Unions and Death Certificates.

Marriage 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.

The first page of the license application can be completed before applying for a license. The application must be completed by the prospective spouses 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.

For additional questions about a Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union, Reaffirmation of Civil Union License, please read FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).

Ordering Certified Copies

Please download and complete this form only if the birth, marriage, civil union and/or death took place in Chester Township.

Please submit this 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 contact the office.

Chester Township

1 Parker Road
Chester, NJ 07930


Tel: (908) 879-5100
Fax: (908) 879-8281
Main Office Open 9:00-4:30 M-F
See Staff Directory for individual office hours.

Police Contact

In case of emergency, dial 911.

For non-emergencies, dial 908-879-5514.

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