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Office of Vital Statistics
319 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone:
(609) 989-3236

Office of Vital Statistics
 
VALID FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION
 
What forms of identification can I use to get a certified copy of a record?
 

  • Valid photo driver’s license showing your current address  or
  • Photo identification card issued by the department of Motor Vehicles  or
  • Valid driver’s license without photo and an alternate form of identification with a current address  or
  • Two alternate forms of identification*, one must contain your current address 
ALTERNATE FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION*
  • Auto insurance card
  • Auto registration card
  • Resident card
  • U.S. or foreign passport
  • School/work identification
  • Government issued identification (state/county/military)
  • Public assistance identification
  • Rent or mortgage documents
  • Utility bills (last 90 days) – electricity, gas, telephone, water
  • Bank statement (last 90 days)
  • Tax Return/W-2 forms – recent or previous year
  • Letters sent in your name from a government agency
  • Crib card and admission or discharge papers from the hospital
  • Court correspondence
  • A court order
  • Naturalization papers
  • Notification of unemployment


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