Ocean County Vital Records (New Jersey)

Search Ocean County, NJ vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Ocean County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Ocean County, NJ. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Ocean County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Ocean County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Ocean County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Barnegat Light Clerk Barnegat Light NJ 10 West 10th Street 08006 609-494-9196

Barnegat Township Clerk Barnegat NJ 900 West Bay Avenue 08005 609-698-0080

Beach Haven Clerk Beach Haven NJ 300 Engleside Avenue 08008 609-492-4548

Brick Township Clerk Brick NJ 401 Chambersbridge Road 08723 732-262-2925

Mantoloking Borough Clerk Mantoloking NJ 202 Downer Avenue 08738 732-899-6600

Ocean County Clerk Toms River NJ 118 Washington Street 08753 732-929-2018

Ocean County Clerk Toms River NJ 101 Hooper Avenue 08753 732-929-4749

Ocean Gate City Clerk Ocean Gate NJ 151 East Longport Avenue 08740 732-269-3466

Pine Beach City Clerk Pine Beach NJ 599 Pennsylvania Avenue 08741 732-349-6425

Point Pleasant Beach Clerk Point Pleasant Beach NJ 416 New Jersey Avenue 08742 732-892-1118

Seaside Park Clerk Seaside Park NJ 1701 N Ocean Ave 08752 732-793-0234

South Toms River Clerk South Toms River NJ 144 Mill Street 08757 732-349-0403

Toms River County Clerk Lakewood NJ 225 4th Street 08701 732-370-8850

Toms River Township Clerk Toms River NJ 33 Washington Street 08753 732-341-1000

Tuckerton Borough Clerk Tuckerton NJ 140 East Main Street 08087 609-296-2701


Ocean County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Ocean County, NJ. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Ocean County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Ocean County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Long Beach Island Health Department Long Beach NJ 11601 Long Beach Boulevard 08008 609-492-1212

Ocean County Health Department Toms River NJ 175 Sunset Avenue 08755 732-341-9700


Ocean County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Ocean County, NJ. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Ocean County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Ocean County Medical Examiner Toms River NJ 175 Sunset Avenue 08755 732-341-3424


Ocean County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Ocean County, NJ. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Ocean County vital records. You can find Ocean County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Brick Township Town Hall Brick NJ 401 Chambersbridge Road 08723 732-262-1000

Manchester Township Town Hall Manchester NJ 101 Lacey Road 08759 732-350-4117