City of Long Branch

Vital Statistics

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. 

Record TypeCost
Birth Certificate$15.00
Death Certificate$15.00
Marriage Certificate$15.00
Domestic Partnership Certificate$15.00
Marriage License$28.00
Affidavit of Domestic Partnership$28.00
Civil Union$28.00
Civil Union Certificate$15.00


Please 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.

Download application that can be completed before arriving at our counter (PDF)