Vital Statistics

Borough Offices will be closed to the public effective March 16, 2020.

During this time Marriage Licenses can be obtained by appointment only by contacting the Municipal Clerk, 732-681-3700 Ext. 225 or For certified copies of marriage licenses: Please call the Municipal Clerk to schedule an appointment if the record is required immediately. Otherwise you can order your records online from the State Office of Vital Statistics & Registry by clicking here


Certified Copies:

To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate, death certificate, a marriage license you must complete the Vitals Request Form and submit it to the Vital Statistics Office, 601 Main Street. The fee for a certified copy is $10.00 per each copy. Any questions please call 732-681-3700 ext. 225. You may submit your request by mail as long as you include a copy of your Driver's License or other valid photo ID.


Marriage Licenses - Belmar Residents:

Spouse A and Spouse B must come to Borough Hall with a witness, valid photo ID, proof of residency, and $28. 


Marriage Licenses - out of town residents:

If you live in NJ but do not live in Belmar, you must apply for a marriage license in the town you live in.

If you live out of state you would apply for the license in the town where the ceremony will be held. If it's Belmar then the two spouses and a witness must come to Borough Hall with valid photo ID and $28.


For a list of officiants eligbile to perform wedding ceremonies please contact the Registrar's Office at

For information about having a wedding on the beach or one of our facilities please click here.