Who is authorized to receive a certified copy of a birth certificate?
The following persons are authorized to obtain a certified copy of a record. Proof of relationship to the person named on the record is required.
Can I authorize another person to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate?
You can authorize another person to obtain a copy of the birth certificate on your behalf. The applicant must submit the Delegation of Authority Form available in our Form Center
Where can I get a certified copy of a birth certificate?
Every attempt will be made to issue a birth certificate at the counter, however, circumstances may arise that may prevent over the counter issuance of birth certificates. In this case, the application will be accepted at the counter and the certificate will be mailed to the applicant in a timely manner.
Apply in person or send your written application to:
What will I need to do to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate by mail?
2.) Attach copies of your proof of relationship to the individual identified on the record unless you are requesting your own record
3.) Indicate the number of copies needed, and the reason for which you are applying for the birth certificate (to obtain a passport, driver’s license, identification, registration for school, marriage, etc.)
4.)Include your telephone number
How much does a certified copy of a birth certificate cost?
The cost for a certified copy is Fee Schedule per copy.
Credit cards or personal checks are not accepted. Money orders payable to the “Denville Division of Health” are acceptable. You may pay cash in person.
How can I reach the Registrar?
Please contact us at 973-625-8300 EXT 262.