Vital Statistics

NOTICE

The Fairfield Township Registrar’s Office business hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please call ahead to schedule an appointment for a Marriage License.

Marriage Licenses, Domestic Partnership,

  • If either applicant is a resident of New Jersey, the license must be obtained from the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the municipality where either party resides.
  • There is a 72 hours waiting period from the time you make the application for the marriage license until the time you can pick up the license.
  • The bride, groom and a witness (must be over the age of 18) must come to the Registrar’s Office to complete the marriage application.
  • Birth certificates are required for proof of age. If you do not have a copy of your birth certificate, two (2) other forms of ID that have your birth date are required. They include
  • -Drivers License
  • -Passport
  • -Baptism Paper
  • -Non – Drivers License Photo ID
  • If either the bride or groom, or both, are divorced, a copy of the Final Decree For Divorce signed by the Judge, must be brought to show the registrar.
  • If either the bride or groom, or both, are a widow or widower, a copy of the death certificate must be presented to the registrar.
  • Any person under the age of 18 needs parental consent papers signed by both parents. If under the age of 16, parental papers and a form signed by a judge are required.
  • The date, location and person performing the wedding are all needed to complete the application.

The cost for a marriage license is $28.00. You must apply in person to the Registrar’s Office located at:

70 Fairton-Gouldtown Road

Open:- 9:00am – 3:00pm

 All Vital Statistics records are kept where the event occurred. Births, deaths or marriages which happened within the borders of Fairfield Township are kept on file at the Municipal Clerk’s Office.

Requests for certified copies of the following:

Birth Certificate

Death Certificate

Copies of Marriage Licenses

Copies of Domestic Partnership Licenses

Copies of Civil Union Licenses

Can be obtained from the Registrar of Vital Statistics. For older records, please call in advance 856-451- 9284

 Requests can be mailed to:

Registrar of Vital Statistics
Fairfield Township
PO Box 240
Fairton, NJ 08320.

Requests can be made in person at:

70 Fairton-Gouldtown Road

The following information must be provided when making your request:

  • -Birth Certificate
  • Name of the child
  • Date of birth
  • $15.00 per copy
  • -Death Certificate
  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Place of Death
  • $15.00 per copy
  • -Marriage License
  • Bride’s maiden name
  • Groom’s surname
  • Date of marriage
  • $15.00 per copy

Contact the Registrar’s Office for appointment.

 Please make all checks payable to “ Fairfield Township” and enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.