Community Events

Monday, September 5, 2016

Labor Day - Borough Office Closed

Monday, October 10, 2016

Columbus Day - Borough Office Closed

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Property Taxes Due!

Friday, November 11, 2016

Veterans Day - Borough Office Closed

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Planning Board Public

Monday, August 29, 2016

RESCHEDULED - Library Board of Trustees

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Planning Board Work or Committee

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Board of Adjustment



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.