Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates & Licenses

The Health Department maintains records of all births, marriages and deaths that occur in Edison.


How to Apply for A Marriage License In Edison Township

Appointments are required to apply for a Marriage License. Please call 732-248-7293 or e-mail mbriggs

The office is open for appointments Monday-Friday 10:00AM-12:00PM and 1:30PM-3:00PM
The office is closed from 12:00PM-1:30PM

The application can be filed in the town that the applicants reside.  If both applicants reside outside of New Jersey they must apply in the town in which the marriage will be performed. Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Each person getting married must bring the following ID:

1. Proof of identity by presenting your drivers’ license, passport or state/federal ID with your current address or proof of address change.
2. If using a passport for identification, proof of your residency (current bank statement, utility bill)
3. Social Security Number
4. A witness, 18 years of age or older, who speaks and understands English.
5. $28.00. We accept cash, money orders and credit cards.

a.) There is a mandatory 72 hour waiting period for a marriage license.
b.) Once the license is picked up it must be used within 30 days or the license will expire. If license expires you must reapply and purchase another license.
c.)Certified copies of the license will be filed in the town where the ceremony took place and you may purchase copies from that office.


Click here for additional information and applications.

Birth Certificate: additional copies ordered at the same time are $20.00 $25.00
Death Certificate: additional copies ordered at the same time are $20.00 $25.00
Marriage Certificate: additional copies ordered at the same time are $20.00 $25.00
Marriage Licenses/Civil Unions $28.00
Burial Permit   $5.00
Corrections to vital records $50.00