Registrar of Vital Statistics Borough of Matawan
201 Broad Street
Registrar: Grace Rainforth
Deputy Registrar: Kathleen Fitzgerald
Registrar's Regular Office Hours of Operation
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday thru Thursday
Marriage License applications and certified copies are now being taken in person by appointment only.
You may request items online @ www.matawanborough.com. By mail requests take less processing time (please read information below) when submitted properly.
Marriage License Applications - By Appointment Only - Fee $28.00 (currently waived by State of NJ thru June 2023) - Cash (must be exact) or check made out to the Borough of Matawan.
The Registrar of Vital Statistics issues marriage licenses to unmarried couples intending to marry along with civil union licenses as well as certified copies of marriage, birth and death records that are on file in this office.
Please note that Vital Statistics information is NOT public information and is available only to certain individuals and family members.
We cannot guarantee that you will be able to obtain the record or document you request at the time of your visit or unless you have made prior arrangements at the above address and/or number.
The charge for a certified raised seal copy is $10.00 per copy
* NOTE: Please make sure when mailing a request form for a raised seal certified copy of a vital record to do the following:
You must provide acceptable ID in order to get a copy of any vital record. Copies of vital records must be mailed to the address listed on your identification .
Alternate forms of ID are:
People who are homeless can have a social worker or the coordinator of the homeless shelter where they are temporarily residing submit a request on behalf of the homeless person. The request must be on their agency letterhead and provide the identifying information on the homeless person's vital record. The request must be accompanied by proof of employment by the agency and valid identification. The resulting copy of the vital record will be mailed to the agency.
All checks made payable to the Borough of Matawan