Vital Statistics

Birth, Marriage/Civil Union, or Death Certificates occurring in Orange are available for $20.00 (online payment or personal checks) each through the Health Office.

Vital Statistic Request Form

Please complete one of the forms below if you wish to receive a certified copy of a:

This only applies for vital statistics events occurring in Orange (births, deaths, or marriages/civil unions) in Orange, New Jersey. In addition, the following information must be provided:

  • (1) photo ID with address or (2)alternate forms such as:
    • County ID
    • Green Card
    • Insurance card
    • Non-photo driver's license
    • Passport
    • School ID
    • Utility bill(s)
    • Vehicle registration

Birth / Death Records Note

The individual requesting birth certificate(s) or death transcript(s) must be one of the following:

  • Subject
  • Subject's Parent
  • Siblings

Fees & Completing Requests

Once completed, please return the form to the Department of Vital Statistics along with $20.00 per document requested. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. After receiving this information, the Health Office will get the certified copy out in approximately one week. Make the money order out to:
Orange Health Department
29 N Day Street
Orange, NJ 07050

Marriage / License Information

The marriage or civil union license must be obtained from the registrar in the New Jersey municipality in which either applicant resides, if one or both is a resident of New Jersey. If neither applicant lives in New Jersey, they must apply in the town in which they will be married. A witness, who is at least 18 years of age and knows both of the applicants, must appear with the couple at the time of the application. The applicant must have ID.


The cost of a marriage/civil union license is $28. Exact change is preferred. Marriage applicants are taken by appointment only.