REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Shari Key, Registrar

Extension 831

skey@spotswoodboro.com

 

Christine Auciello, Deputy Registrar

Extension 828

cauciello@spotswoodboro.com

 

OVERVIEW

The Registrar's Office is responsible for registering all births, marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, and deaths in the Borough of Spotswood.

 

The following information pertains to the Office of the Registrar:

  • Certified copies of births, marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, deaths.

  • Applications for marriages, civil unions, and domestic partnerships.

  • Modifications to all Vital Records.

MARRIAGE LICENSES

 

Marriage License applications are taken by appointment only; please call the Registrar's Office to schedule your appointment. 

 

Both bride and groom must be present, and must provide photo identification with current address listed. At least one applicant must be a resident of Spotswood. One witness must also be present with photo identification with current address listed.

Please allow two (2) weeks notice prior to your ceremony for license application.

CERTIFIED COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE

 

To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license, you must:

  • Complete the necessary application.

  • Provide photo identification with current address.

  • You need to identify the record with the exact date of the marriage.

  • The marriage must have been performed in Spotswood.

  • You need to be an eligible entity such as a husband/wife/mother/father/son/daughter/etc.

FILING OF ALL VITAL STATISTICS

 

You may mail your request. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with the appropriate fee (PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH). We will ONLY accept checks or money orders made out to: BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD. Kindly include a telephone number in case we have any questions.

You may come into the office in person. Please have proper identification and payment, and request to speak with the Registrar. Please contact the Registrar's Office before coming in to assure that someone will be available to assist you. All requests will be mailed back to you within five (5) working days. We accept cash if applying in person, checks or money orders.

The Borough of Spotswood Registrar follows all guidelines as directed by the State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior Services. Please see the State website for further information: www.state.nj.us/health

HOW DO I APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE?

MARRIAGE LICENSES:

 

Marriage License applications are by appointment only.

 

Please contact the Borough of Spotswood Registrar's Office

Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm by calling:

 

Shari Phillips 732-251-0700 ext. 831

or

Christine Auciello 732-251-0700 ext. 828

 

Both bride and groom NEED to be present.

Bride and groom must provide photo identification with current address listed.

One or both applicants must be a resident of Spotswood.

One witness must be present also with photo identification with current address listed.

Please allow two (2) weeks notice prior to your ceremony for license application.

REQUEST A CERTIFIED COPY OF MY MARRIAGE LICENSE

Complete the necessary application.

Provide photo identification with current address.

You need to identify the record with the exact date of the marriage.

The marriage must have been performed in Spotswood.

You need to be an eligible entity such as a husband/wife/mother/father/son/daughter/etc

WHERE CAN I LOCATE OTHER FORMS FOR THE REGISTRAR?

Other forms are available at the State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior Services website:

www.state.nj.us/health

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE?

The Borough of Spotswood Registrar follows all guidelines as directed by the State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior Services.

Please see the State website for further information:

www.state.nj.us/health

CAN I REQUEST REGISTRAR’S INFORMATION VIA UNITED STATE POSTAL SERVICE OR EMAIL?

 

You may mail your request.

Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with the appropriate fee (PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH).

We will ONLY accept checks or money orders made out to: BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD.

Kindly include a telephone number in case we have any questions.

The mailing address is:

 

Borough of Spotswood

77 Summerhill Road

Spotswood NJ 08884

Attn: Registrar's Office

 

or

You may come into the office in person.

Please have proper identification and payment, and request to speak with the Registrar.

Please contact the Registrar's Office before coming in to assure that someone will be available to assist you.

All requests will be mailed back to you within five (5) working days.

We accept cash if applying in person, checks or money orders.

We wish to thank Captain George Ahrend, a former Borough of Spotswood resident and police officer, for sharing his artistic talent in contributing to the design of the Borough of Spotswood's seal. We thank Mr. Thomas Sullivan, a former Borough of Spotswood resident and sanitation employee, for sharing his artistic talent in contributing to the design of the Borough of Spotswood's seal.