We are located at:
Monmouth Beach
18 Willow Ave.
Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750

We can be reached at:

Telephone: 732-229-2204*1002

Email:  jescalante@monmouthbeach.org

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Friday: 9:00AM – 4:30PM



Joyce Escalante


Applications for Marriage/ Civil Union License

*Applications may be made in person between the hours of 10am-3pm*


Civil Union

Domestic Partnership

Reaffirmation of a Civil Union


The application is a two-page document which can be found on the State Department of Health website.

Page 1 can be completed online and printed out. Page 2 MUST be completed in the presence of the Local Registrar or designee.


What you should bring with you when you apply for a Marriage/ Civil Union License:

A valid driver’s license, state issued identification, and/or a valid passport.

A witness 18 years or older with valid identification.

If you are divorced or have had a marriage/ civil union annulled, please bring the divorce decree or the civil annulment documents.

Proof of residency

The $28 application fee

Fees & Payments

The is a $28 fee for a marriage/ civil union license application. Payment may be made by personal check, money order, or cash. Please note that cash can only be accepted in person. An application for a marriage/ civil union license must be physically submitted no later than 72 hours prior to the marriage/ civil union event. You may however, apply for a waiver of the 72 hours through the Monmouth County Superior Court.

Certified Copies & Records (Click here for certified copies)

Application for Certified Copies of Marriage/ Civil Union/ Birth/ Death Records

Please make sure if mailing a request form for a raised seal certified copy of a vital record to do the following.

Fill in the form accurately and completely.

Enclose a copy of your identification with your current address such as driver’s license or passport. Visit the Department of Health  to find out what forms of identification are acceptable.

Fees & Payment

Payment may be made by personal check, money order, or cash. Please note cash can only be accepted in person.

The charge for a certified raised seal copy is $10 per copy

*Certified copies are available for events (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) that occurred in Monmouth Beach ONLY*

*A Certified Copy is obtained in the town where the event took place*