How do I get a certified copy of a vital record?

As long as the occurrence took place in Hamilton i.e., death, marriage or birth, you can contact the Division of Health Vital Statistics at 906-890-3826. You can obtain a copy by mail or in person at:
2100 Greenwood Avenue
P.O. Box 00150
Hamilton, NJ 08650-0150

The fee is $15 a copy and payable by cash, money order, or debit/credit (2.9% service charge).

If you choose to obtain a copy by mail, please send a money order payable to the Township of Hamilton along with the name of the person or persons involved, event date, place of occurrence, photo copy of your driver's license, phone number where you can be reached during the day, and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

If you need a certified copy of a death certificate and you are not listed as the informant on the death certificate, you must provide documents that connect you to the deceased.

The Division of Health provides one certified copy. They do not make additional copies of the certified copy. Requests by mail are generally processed within 24 to 48 hours.

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1. Can anyone other than the mother or father pick up the birth certificate for a new birth?
2. I live in Hamilton but I was born in Trenton; where do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
3. I recently had a baby, how do I get a Birth Certificate?
4. There is an error on my child's birth certificate; how do I correct it?
5. What is the age requirement for a child to pick up his/her own birth certificate?
6. Where can I find out what municipality in NJ I was born in?
7. Who may purchase a copy of a birth certificate?
8. Can I get a copy of my ex-spouses death certificate?
9. How do I get a certified copy of a death certificate?
10. I had a recent death in my family; how do I get the death certificate?
11. Can someone other than the actual participants pick up a certified copy of a vital record?
12. How do I get a certified copy of a vital record?