Vital Statistics

Marriage License

All marriage license applicants are encouraged to make an appointment by calling the Madison Health Department.

Marriage License Application

To learn how to apply for a Marriage License, and more information, visit the New Jersey Vital Statistics page here

Ordering Vital Records & Certified Copies

In order to obtain a copy of a vital record, you must  submit the following:

  • A completed application;
  • A copy of the proof(s) of your identity;
  • The correct fee (listed below);
  • Proof of your relationship to the person listed on the vital record you are requesting (Only required for certified copies);
  • Marriage Certificate, if name was changed due to marriage


Fees are payable via cash or check (payable to the Borough of Madison) only. 

  • $10 per Death Certificate;
  • $20 for first copy of Birth or Marriage;
  • $15 for each subsequent copy ordered at the same time

Application for certified copy of vital record

*Please visit the New Jersey Vital Statistics page to learn how to apply for a marriage license and to access licensing appointments.