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We are located at:
Borough of Red Bank
90 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
We can be reached at:
Telephone: (732)530-2755
Fax: (732)530-2757
Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 9:00AM—5:00PM

 

NameTitle
Pamela Borghi Registrar
Bonnie Thomas Deputy Registrar

 

The Red Bank Office of Vital Statistics maintains records of Births, Deaths, Marriages, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships for events that occured in Red Bank only. Copies may be obtained in person during regular business hours, by mail or ordered through an independent website. Red Bank Vital Records does not accept credit cards or online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through its website, www.vitalchek.com. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Applications for Marriages for Red Bank residents are done by appointment only. Please call (732)530-2755 to make an appointment and to review what is required at the time of application.  Applicants will need valid photo identification (such as driver's license or passport), proof of Red Bank address (if it is not on their driver's license) and their birth certificate (passport can be used as substitute).  If either applicant has been married previously, they will need to show divorce papers or a death certificate to prove the termination of the prior marriage.  Please be advised, there is a 72 hour waiting period between the time of application and the time the license can be issued.  Applications can be take up to six months before the wedding date.  To save time, applicants can bring the completed application with them to the appointment.  It can be downloaded at http://www.state.nj.us/health/forms/reg-77.dot.  It can be filled in on-line or printed then completed. 

Civil Unions are no longer available in the State of New Jersey.  Same sex couples may apply for a marriage license through the process noted above.

Applications for Domestic Partnerships (available only to individuals 62 years and older) for any New Jersey resident are also done by appointment. Please call (732)530-2755 to make an appointment and to find out what is required at the time of application.

Ordering a Vital Record
 

All applicants must show a valid photo driver's license with their current address. For those that do not have a valid photo driver's license, two alternate forms of identification are required, one of which must show the applicant's current address. A list of acceptable ID's can be seen on the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services website.

Note: Anyone whose name has changed, such as women who are using a married name and trying to obtain their birth record or women who have remarried, are using a new name and trying to obtain a record for their child under the previous name, will also need to provide a certified copy of their marriage license showing the change to the new name.

To order by mail applicants must submit an Application for a Certified Copy of a Vital Record or a written request providing the required information as noted.

 

Birth Records
 

Birth records are available to the subject of the record, either of the subject's parents, spouse, adult siblings, adult children and adult grandchildren as well as their legal guardian or legal representative. All relationships must be proven with certified copies of the appropriate record. Requests for birth records must include:

  • Full name of child on the record
  • Exact Date of Birth
  • Full name of Father as it appears on the record
  • Full maiden name of the Mother as it appears on the record
  • Number of copies requested
  • $15 for each copy ordered
  • Copies of acceptable identification

 

Marriage/Civil Union Records
 

Full copies of Marriage/Civil Union Records are available to the Bride and Groom or partners only. Limited copies are available to the subjects' parents, spouse, adult siblings, adult children and adult grandchildren as well as their legal guardian or legal representative. All relationships must be proven with certified copies of the appropriate record. Requests for marriage/civil union records must include:

  • Full name of Groom/Partner A
  • Full maiden name of Bride/Partner B
  • Exact Date of Ceremony
  • Location of Ceremony
  • Number of copies requested
  • $15 for each copy ordered
  • Copies of acceptable identification

 

Death Records
 

Death records are available to the surviving spouse of the subject of the record, either of the subject's parents, adult siblings, adult children and adult grandchildren as well as their legal guardian or legal representative. All relationships must be proven with certified copies of the appropriate record. Requests for death records must include:

  • Full name of Decedent
  • Exact Date of Death
  • Full name of Decedent's Father
  • Full maiden name of Decedent's Mother
  • Number of copies requested
  • $15 for each copy ordered
  • Copies of acceptable identification

 

Domestic Partnership Records
 

Domestic Partnership Records are available to the partners on the record, the subjects' parents, adult siblings, adult children and adult grandchildren as well as their legal guardian or legal representative. All relationships must be proven with certified copies of the appropriate record. Requests for domestic partnership records must include:

  • Full name of Partner A
  • Full name of Partner B
  • Exact Date Partnership was registered
  • Number of copies requested
  • $15 for each copy ordered
  • Copies of acceptable identification