Community Events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Last Day of Adult Tennis Lessons

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Bernardsville Library: Day of the Raptor

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Town Hall Closed - Veteran's Day

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Last Day of Farmer's Market

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Planning Board Public Meeting

Monday, October 27, 2014

Mayor and Council Public

Monday, November 03, 2014

Board of Adjustment Meeting

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Housing Advisory Meeting



The Registrar is responsible for Vital Statistics, such as Marriage, Birth, and Death records. This department is responsible for issuing marriage licenses and certified copies of marriage or death records.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q:

    Where do I apply for a marriage license?


    Apply in the municipality the bride to be or groom to be resides in. If neither reside in NJ, then apply in the municipality the wedding ceremony will take place.

  • Q:

    Where do I get a certified copy of a birth certificate?


    In the municipality the birth took place in. Since there is no hospital in Bernardsville, most birth records are not obtained from Bernardsville.

  • Q:

    How do I obtain a certified copy of my marriage license?


    A written request is made to the Registrar, stating the bride and groom names as they appear on the license, and stating the date of the marriage. There is a $10 fee per certified copy. ID must also be shown, a photo drivers license is the most common form of ID used, contact the Registrar for more info on ID.

  • Q:

    The record I am looking for is from a date before June 2, 1924.


    If a birth, marriage, or death occurred in Bernardsville before June 2, 1924, the record will be in Bernards Township. Contact the Bernards Township Registrar at 908-204-3070.