The local Registrar, Deputy
Registrar and Alternate Deputy Registrar are the only persons that may
oath section of a marriage license.
In Plumsted Township,
the Municipal Clerk and Deputy
Municipal Clerk are also the Registrar and Deputy Registrar.
1. Where is the application for a marriage
bride and/or groom are residents of New Jersey,
application is made in the municipality where either resides. If neither are residents
Jersey the application is made in
municipality where the marriage is to be performed and is only valid in
applicants must be 18
years of age.
2. What is the fee for a marriage license?
for a marriage license is $28.00, $25.00 goes to
the State Treasury to support victims of domestic violence, and $3.00
items are required to apply for a marriage license?
requested that you bring certified copy of your birth
certificates or passports; know your Social Security Numbers; and proof
residency such as driver’s license, lease, tax return, etc. A witness also at least
eighteen (18) years
of age must appear with the applicants and swear to completeness and
of the answers supplied by the applicants.
If either party has been married before,
a copy of a death certificate
or divorce papers must be provided.
4. What is the waiting period after applying
for a marriage license?
of seventy-two (72) hours must elapse between the
time of the application and the issuance of the marriage license. In the event one of the
parties is not
available because they live out of state, etc., it is not necessary for
applicants to appear in order to start the waiting period. One applicant and the
witness may appear,
complete the appropriate section of the application by signing their
date the application. The
applicant may appear later with the SAME WITNESS, complete the other
application and receive the license at that time.
If you have any questions
regarding the marriage of persons under the age 18 or any other
are not answered above, please contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at
609-758-2241 ext. 101 or 130.
For the convenience of both the
applicants and the Municipal Clerk’s Office, please call for an