Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930

Registrar Of Vital Statistics

Registrar of Vital Records (Birth, Marriage, Death, Civil Union & Domestic Partnership) as established by N.J.S.A. 26:8-11


Getting Married in New Jersey … click on this link for Application & Instructions
This is the State’s website for forms and instructions on how to get married in New Jersey. Instructions also include Civil Union.

Instructions on How to Request a Genealogical Record through the State of New Jersey
Genealogical Records (family history research) are birth, death and marriage records for people who are deceased and where the birth occurred more than 80 years ago, the marriage occurred more than 50 years ago and the death occurred more than 40 years ago. Your request cannot be processed as a genealogical request if the person named on the record is still living or the event was more recent than listed above. The Bureau of Vital Statistics and Registration holds records from 1901 to present. For records from May 1848 to 1900 vist the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Archives and Records Management web page or call (609) 292-6260.


Application for Vital Records

Directions for Requesting Vital Record

Entering into a Marriage or Civil Union in NJ

Marriage License Application

Registering a Domestic Partnership in NJ