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  1. What are the hours of availablity for the Stanhope Registrar?
  2. How do I apply for a marriage or civil union license?
  3. What is the fee for a marriage or civil union license?
  4. After filing a marriage or civil union application, is there a waiting period?
  5. How long is the marriage or civil union license valid?
  6. How do I obtain certified copies of a marriage, civl union, or death certificate?
  7. What is the fee for a certified copy of a vital record?
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1. What are the hours of availablity for the Stanhope Registrar?

Stanhope's Registrar of Vital Statistics is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm or by appointment. The Registrar may be reached at 973-347-0159, ext. 16.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

2. How do I apply for a marriage or civil union license?

Stanhope's Registrar of Vital Statistics issues marriage and civil union licenses. You can apply for a marriage or civil union license in Stanhope if either party resides in Stanhope, or if neither party is a resident of New Jersey but the marriage or civil union ceremony will be performed in Stanhope.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

3. What is the fee for a marriage or civil union license?

The fee for a marriage or civil union license is $28. Payment can be in the form of cash or check made payable to the Borough of Stanhope.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

4. After filing a marriage or civil union application, is there a waiting period?

Yes. There is a 72-hour waiting period before the license can be issued. The waiting period begins once the application has been filed with the Registrar. A Superior Court judge can waive all or part of the 72-hour waiting period.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

5. How long is the marriage or civil union license valid?

Upon issuance, the license remains valid for 30 days.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

6. How do I obtain certified copies of a marriage, civl union, or death certificate?

All marriages, civil unions, or deaths which occur within the Borough of Stanhope are recorded by the Registrar of Vital Statistics. In order to obtain a certified copy of one of these documents you will be required to authenticate your relationship to the subject of the vital record you seek and provide proof of your identity.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

7. What is the fee for a certified copy of a vital record?

The fee for a certified copy of a vital record is $5 per copy.


- Last Update: May 4, 2009 which is 1965 days ago. - Top

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