Death Certificates

Death Certificate Application
If you need to obtain a certified copy of a death certificate for a death that occurred in Moorestown Township, print and fill out the Death Certificate Application Form (PDF).

Deaths Outside of Moorestown Township
If the death did not occur in Moorestown Township, you must contact the Registrar of the municipality where the death occurred. To obtain a listing of the Registrars in New Jersey, visit the Department of Health's Local Registrar listing.

Obtaining a Certified Copy
Please note that a Certified Copy of a vital record is issued to those individuals who have a direct link to the individual named on the vital record (as identified in Governor McGreevey's Executive Order 18). The requestor must be able to identify the vital record and provide proof of identity and relationship.

Unknown Municipality
If you do not know what municipality the death occurred in, you must contact the State of New Jersey.