To obtain certified copies of vital statistic records, please download the Vital Records Request PDF, complete the request form and include the following information address to:
Borough of Ship Bottom
1621 Long Beach Blvd.
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Completed Vital Records Request Form
Check or money order made payable to the Borough of Ship Bottom
Stamped, self addressed envelope
Proof of identification (such as a copy of a drivers license)
Proof that you are entitled to the document
Charge for copies is $15.00 for the first copy and $5.00 for each additional copy.
To obtain a marriage license, please download the Application PDF, complete the form and provide all of the following requirements when you apply and call the Registrar to make an appointment, (609) 494-2171 x116
Completed Marriage License/Civil Union Application
Proof of Identification
Proof of Address
A Witness who knows both applicants
$28.00 application fee in the form of cash, check or money order made out to: The Borough of Ship Bottom
Note: There is a 72 hour waiting period after applying for the marriage license.