Vital Records

The Hudson County Clerk’s Office Does NOT Issue Vital Records.

 

If you were born in Jersey City or Secaucus, you must request a certified copy of your birth certificate from the State of New Jersey’s Department of Health – Vital Statistics.

For more information, visit: http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/index.shtml

If you would like to speak with a representative please dial 1-866-649-8726.

State of NJ, Department of Health – Vital Statistics Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, excluding State Holidays.

 

U.S. Mail:

New Jersey Department of Health
Office of Vital Statistics and Registry
P.O. Box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625-0370

 

In Person:

New Jersey Department of Health

Office of Vital Statistics and Registry

140 East Front Street, Trenton, NJ

Driving directions

 

State of NJ, Vital Record Online Request

http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/order-vital/

Questions about online orders: (609) 528-9316

 

Required Documents:

Government issued driver’s license/non-driver’s license

Credit card in your name

Scanned copy of all supporting documentation in the approved format(PDF, JPEG, TIF)

 

State of NJ Vital Record Fees

http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/order-vital/fees/

 

State of NJ, General Forms for a Vital Record

http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/order-vital/forms-public/

For a complete list of Hudson County’s local registrars please visit: Local Hudson County Registrars