Vital Statistics

Birth Certificates
  • Birth certificates are filed with the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the town where the birth occurred.
  • Certified copies are $25 for the first copy and $5 per each additional copy, effective July, 2015
  • One photo ID or two other forms of ID must be presented upon request.
  • To request certified copies by mail, please contact the Department of Health by calling 973-326-7390.
  • For people who were born at Morristown Memorial Hospital, you would contact the Registrar of Vital Statistics in Morristown at 200 South Street or by phone at 973-292-6638.
Death Certificates
  • Death certificates are filed with the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the town where the death occurred.
  • Certified copies are $25 for the first copy and $5 per each additional copy, effective July, 2015
  • One photo ID or two other forms of ID must be presented upon request.
  • To request certified copies by mail, please contact the Department of Health 973-326-7390.
  • For people who died at Morristown Memorial Hospital, you would contact the Registrar of Vital Statistics in Morristown at 200 South Street or by phone at 973-292-6638.
Marriage Licenses
  • Apply for a Marriage license in the town where either partner lives and the Marriage license must be filed with the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the town where the marriage occurred. View detailed information about marriage licenses and civil unions.
  • Certified copies are $25 for the first copy and $5 per each additional copy, effective July, 2015
  • One photo ID or two other forms of ID must be presented upon request.
  • To request certified copies by mail, please mail the appropriate fee (check made payable to "Township of Morris"), along with the name of either applicants; date of marriage; a copy of photo ID for applicants; and the address to which the copy should be mailed. Certified copies are mailed the day your request is received.
  • For people who were married in the Town of Morristown, please contact the Registrar of Vital Statistics in Morristown at 200 South Street or by phone at 973-292-6638.