The Clerk’s office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 3:30pm. The Clerk’s office is available for voter information including voter registration & absentee ballots, ordinances, dog licensing, vendor permits, vital records request form, Open Public Records Act request forms.
E-Mail: Brenda.Kuhn@Barnegatlight.org (Municipal Clerk) or Kathy.Guerrero@Barnegatlight.org (Deputy Clerk)
Registrar– The Registrar’s office, located in the Clerk’s office, is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 3:30pm. The Registrar issues Marriage & Civil Union licenses, certified copies of marriage, birth & death certificates.
Vital Records Request Form Use this form to get certified copies of a marriage, birth or death
Applying for a Marriage/Civil Union License:
Marriage/Civil Union applications are to be made in the New Jersey municipality in which either party resides and the license is valid throughout the State of New Jersey. If neither applicant is a resident of New Jersey then the application must be submitted in the municipality where the ceremony will take place. The license is only valid in the issuing municipality. All applicants will need proof of identity, proof of residency, social security number, a witness who is 18 years-old or older. The fee is $28.00. Applicants must apply in person, please call to make an appointment, 609-494-9196.
After you apply:
There is a 72-hour waiting period before the license can be issued. The waiting period begins when the application is filed with the Local Registrar.