Vital Statistics

Marriage Licenses can be obtained by appointment only by contacting 732-681-3700.

For certified copies of marriage licenses: Please call to schedule an appointment.


Certified Copies: Appointment Required

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. 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: Appointment Required

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: Appointment Required

If you live in NJ but do not live in Belmar, you must apply for a marriage license in the NJ 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 at one of our facilities please click here.