Citizens can obtain copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates from the Health Department in person or by mail. To obtain these records you will need a government-issued identification (ID) with a picture that reflects your current physical address. Or you will need to provide 2 forms of identification with current physical address that is dated within the last 90 days. Applicants requesting a copy of a vital record with the Local Registrar must fully identify the record.
To mail in your request, write to:
Registrar of Vital Statistics Health Department 344 Broadway Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
Please submit copies of your ID with your request and a check or money order for the correct amount along with correctly identifying the record and a return address. Make checks payable to City of Long Branch.
Please note that according to the Governor’s Executive Order only the following persons are entitled to a certified copy of a vital record: subject, subject’s parent, legal guardian or legal representative, spouse, child, grandchild, or sibling, if of legal age.