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Division of Health - Vital Statistics (original replaced)--(old)
How to Obtain A Certified (raised seal, original) Copy of a Vital Statistic

An application for a Vital Statistic record must be completed and sent along with proper ID and payment. The fee for each certified copy of a Marriage or Civil Union Certificate is $20.00 and the fee for a certified copy of a Birth Certificate is $25.00 for the first copy and $20.00 for each additional copy of the same birth certificate ordered at the same time. The fee for each certified copy of a Death Certificate is $15.00. Effective on November 30, 2010 a certified copy of a death certificate will be $25.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time. Payment by check or money order. Payment should be made to "Village of Ridgewood". Please enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope along with your application. Requests will be expedited as long as all pertinent information, proper ID and correct payment are enclosed.

Requests should be addressed to:
Ridgewood Health Dept.
131 N. Maple Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

The office is open Monday-Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Who may obtain a certified copy of a "Vital Statistic" ?

  • Subject of the Record (Birth, Marriage, Domestic Partnership) (see Note*)

  • Surviving Spouse (Death)

  • Current Spouse

  • Subject's parents

  • Child of subject

  • Grandchildren of the subject

  • Siblings (see Note*)

  • Legal Guardian

  • Legal Representative

  • Court Order

ID Required

Persons requesting a Vital Statistic must provide the ID listed below.
NO EXCEPTIONS.


NOTE*
  • Female applicants that are married and have assumed their husband’s surname, must also provide a certified copy of their marriage certificate when requesting a copy of their own birth certificate.
  • Individuals requesting a sibling's birth certificate must also provide their own birth certificate in addition to the other ID requirements.


Acceptable Forms of Identification

A valid government issued Photo ID (i.e. Driver's License) having Current Name and Address
OR
A Photo ID and one alternate form of ID having Current Name and Address.
OR
Two alternate forms of ID having Current Name and Address.

Alternate Forms of ID include:
  • Non-photo driver's license

  • Vehicle registration

  • Insurance card

  • Voter registration

  • Passport

  • Green card

  • County ID

  • School ID

  • Utility bill (within the previous 90 days)

  • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)

  • Tax Return for current or previous year


  • NOTE* - ID must show a street address NOT a P.O.Box. If your driver's license is listed as a P.O.Box, two utility bills must be presented with a street address. Utility bills may be addressed to a P.O.Box but they must also include a street address where the service is provided. Any questions, please contact us at 201-670-5500 ext. 502
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