Certified Copies


Birth, marriage, civil union, and death certificates are on record for persons who were either born, married, civil unionized, or deceased within township borders.

At this time Vital Record Certified copy requests are only being processed through the mail.  Please mail all requests to the West Orange Health Department, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ 07052.  If you have any questions, please call 973-325-4121.

Obtain Certified Copies

Certified copies with a raised seal are available upon request at a fee of $10 per copy. A government issued photo ID or two government issued IDs without photos are required to obtain copies of vital records. Copies may be requested by mail or in person by the person listed on the vital record or by an immediate relation. These copies may be required for proof to Social Security or other official agencies. For more information, call (973) 325-4120.

Application for a Certified Copy of a Vital Record and Instructions (PDF)