Health & Vital Statistics

                     
   

HEALTH & VITAL STATISTICS DIVISION
Public Affairs Department
Donna Hernandez, CMR, Registrar, Vital Statistics

 
   

 

OFFICE ADDRESS:
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street
Burlington NJ 08016

NEW OFFICE HOURS:
Tue - Fri 10 am - 4 pm

TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 137
FAX: 609-386-0214
CELL:
E-MAIL:

PUBLIC HEALTH MEETINGS:
8pm 2nd Wednesdays
Keegan Recreational Center
522 Wood Street
Burlington NJ 08016

OTHER PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIVISIONS:
Board of Health
Registrar of Vital Statistics
Affirmative Action
Recreation
Tourism Council
Celebrations & Public Events
Boat Ramp

 


HEALTH & VITAL STATISTICS 

ON THIS PAGE:

Board of Health
Registrar of Vital Statistics

MATERIALS AVAILABLE: 
Birth Certificate Application
Death Certificate Application
Marriage Certificate Application
Dog License Application
Food Establishment License Application

The Director of the Division of Health & Vital Statistics is the Registrar of Vital Statistics. This Division operates under the supervision of the Mayor, Administrator and according to City Ordinance and State regulations. They perform all appropriate functions to issue and keep records of City of Burlington vital statistics, licensure of food services, and licensure of pet dogs. The Division activities include:

  • Process Applications and issue City Birth Certificates
  • Process Applications and issue City Death Certificates
  • Process Applications and issue City Marriage Certificates
  • Health Ordinance and Regulations Compliance Review
  • Process Food Service Establishment Applications
  • Process Applications for City Dog Licenses
  • Maintain City Board of Health records
  • Conduct City Board of Health Public Meetings

REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS 

Vital records are kept of all births, deaths and marriages occurring within the City of Burlington. Contact the Registrar to obtain certified copies of:

  • Birth Records
  • Death Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates

The cost for a Certified Record is:

$25.00 first copy
$2.00 each additional copy

MARRIAGE LICENSES 

If you are planning to get married in the City of Burlington, you will need to contact the Registrar of Vital Statistics. Marriage licenses must be applied for in the town where the bride lives, unless her residency is out of state, in which case you must apply in the town where the marriage is going to take place. Couples must bring with them:

  • Proof of residency
  • Social Security numbers
  • A witness age 18 or over
  • Maiden names of both Mothers
  • Name and address of person performing the wedding ceremony
  • Address where the wedding will be held
  • Divorce papers from previous marriages, if applicable
  • Death Certificate from previous marriages, if applicable

Marriage License Application Fee: $28.00.

Blood tests are no longer required. There is a 72-hour waiting period from date of application to date of issuance, excluding the day of the wedding.

FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS | 
Proposed food service owners, contact the Registrar to obtain the Application for Food Establishment Licenses. Fees vary, please call for further information Tue–Fri 10 am–4 pm 609-386-0200 ext. 137.

DOG LICENSES 

The Division of Animal Control does not issue dog licenses. All dogs living in the City of Burlington over the age of 6 months must be licensed annually. Cats need not be licensed. Dog licenses are available from the Health Division / Registrar of Vital Statistics, 9am–5pm Tue–Fri at:

City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street
Burlington NJ 08016
TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 137

Be prepared to provide:

  • certificate of rabies vaccination
  • proof of spaying or neutering, if done.

Dog License Fees are:

Dogs spayed or neutered: $8.00/yr.
Dogs NOT spayed or neutered: $11.00/yr.

Dog licenses should be renewed each calendar year during the month of January! After that, registrations will incur a late fee of $15.00. The Division of Animal Control does not issue dog licenses, and Licenses are no longer offered at Keegan Center.

NOTE: The Division of Health and Vital Statistics may not prepare lists or statistical analyses from City Records.

 

   
 
 

City Hall 525 High St. Burlington NJ 08016 • TEL 609-386-0200