Community Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Fishing Derby

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fall 2017 Household Cleanup Day

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, September 25, 2017

Mayor and Council Public

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Planning Board Public

Monday, October 2, 2017

Board of Adjustment

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Recreation Committee



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 where at least one applicant 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 applicants 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.