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More marriage information is usually found on the marriage license application or the marriage register. Less information is found on the marriage certificate. Marriage Records Choose a time period: Before thru to Present Marriage year unknown. Marriage Records Marriages Before [ edit edit source ] Statewide registration of marriages began in ; earlier records have been collected from other sources.
Records before are kept at the New Jersey State Archives. Marriage Indexes and Digital Images.
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About Vital Statistics and Registry. The Office of Vital Statistics and Registry registers vital events and maintains the following vital records: Birth, marriage and death records starting at Domestic partnership records starting at Civil union records starting at Adoptions — foreign and domestic Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth data starting at Vital records are also available from Local Vital Records Offices in the municipality where the event occurred.
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Only one marriage license may be granted from a marriage application. The only exception to this requirement is in the case where a civil and religious ceremony are to be performed on the same day.
For information about vital records from May – visit the State, Archives Statistics web page for statistical information on vital events in New Jersey. Vital Statistic & Public Records. Local Registrars Listing · Apply For a Marriage License · Apply for a Civil Union License · Register A Domestic Partnership.
One copy will be used for the religious ceremony and the other for the civil ceremony. In order to apply for a Remarriage the couple must provide proof of their existing marriage, meet the requirements for entering into a marriage in New Jersey and follow the guidelines above to completing the license application.
The process for a Remarriage License are the same as for the Marriage License, except that the Remarriage License must be accompanied by the proof of existing marriage and once the application is filed there is no 72 hour waiting period before the license is issued. It is recommended you check the Internet website for the particular Internet ministry to verify that their ministers are authorized to perform marriage ceremonies. Provided by by Office of Vital Statistics and Registry. For information on registering, amending or obtaining copies of vital records please call or for individuals within the area code, call Getting Married In New Jersey.
In and , the earliest laws that required marriage records was ignored by the majority of town clerks. Note that marriages were also recorded at the county level during the period. If the domestic partnership was registered in New Jersey, it automatically terminates when the civil union is registered. Records are searchable, all other indexes are browsable. If neither applicant is a New Jersey resident, submit the application in the municipality where the marriage ceremony will be performed.