Vital Statistics

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Neptune Township Requirements for Obtaining Certified Copies
Birth, Civil Union, Death or Marriage are $15.00 each.
We accept cash, money orders and in-state checks.

Executive Order #18, signed by Governor Mc Greevy on April 24, 2002, established a new procedure for requesting vital records from the Office of Vital Statistics. The Order directed our office to authenticate the individual requesting a copy of the above-listed records, as well as their relationship to person (s) named on the record.

Acceptable forms of identification, listed below, must be presented in order to obtain a vital record:

·         Valid Photo Driver’s License with current address

OR Two alternate valid forms of ID, one of which must show the current physical address:

·         Non-Photo Driver’s License

·         Vehicle Registration

·         Insurance Card

·         Voter Registration Card

·         Passport

·         Green Card

·         County ID

·         School ID

·         Work ID

·         State ID

·         Military ID

·         Utility Bill (current within the last 30 days)

People who are homeless can provide identification from a social worker or homeless shelter coordinator.

People who are incarcerated can provide legal imprisonment or release documents or identification from a prison/probation/parole officer, current in the last 90 days.

If you are unable to supply us with a copy of any of the aforementioned documents, the following individuals may request it for you with their VALID ID:

·         Parent, Siblings (Birth Certificate required)

·         Children (Birth certificate required)

·         Spouse (Marriage Certificate required)

·         Partner (Civil Union required).

If mailing, please submit clear photocopies of identification listed above and include:

·         Your phone number

·         Self-addressed stamped envelope

·         Signed request for individual(s) needed

·         Full name of individual(s)

·         Date of Birth (include mother’s maiden name and father’s name)

·         Date of Death

·         Date of Marriage and/or Civil Union

·         Mail requests to Registrar, Vital Statistics, PO Box 1125, Neptune NJ 07754

·         In-State checks or money order made payable to “Township of Neptune” must include phone number. Each certificate is $15.

·         Please allow two weeks to process.

For further inquiries, including registering, amending or obtaining copies of vital records, please contact our office at 732-988-5200, x 221. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are located in the Municipal Complex, 25 Neptune Blvd, Neptune NJ 07753

Hugh P. Hinds, Registrar +   Katherine Iglesias, Deputy Registrar 

To download the instructions for obtaining a Marriage License, CLICK HERE
To download the Birth, Marriage or Death PDF form, CLICK HERE

2016-2017 Dog License Application, CLICK HERE

To give your permission for someone to pick up a death/birth record, click here