Obtaining Copies of Death Certificates

Updated 2015-01-26

The Township of Weehawken maintains death certificates from September 1, 2006 to present.

Written requests through Postal Mail In order to obtain a copy of a death certificate, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Date of Death
  • Name of Decedent
  • Name of Deceased's Father
  • Maiden Name of Deceased's Mother
  • Money Order for $10.00 (each)
  • A Disclosure Consent form which must be signed by the appropriate individual


Appropriate Individuals that can obtain this record are as follows:

  1. Funeral Director on Record - Who is the Legal Representative for Life
  2. Spouse
  3. Caretaker
  4. Child/Family Member
  5. Legal Representative with proper documentation

In-person requests can also be obtained, during office hours.
The above information will be needed.
Hours: Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays) 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

For copies of vital records from the years 1848 to 1877, please contact:

New Jersey Department of State
Division of Archives and Records Management
P.O. Box 307
Trenton, NJ 08625-0307

or call (609) 292-6260.

You can obtain a copy of a death certificate on line at www.state.nj.us.






Weehawken Town Hall
Office of the Township Clerk (2nd Floor)
400 Park Avenue
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Township Clerk - Rola Dahboul