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.