Lost Your Identification Documents or Need New Copies?
If you do not have your original civil identification documents or certified copies you need to pass
the 6 Points of ID verification process, there are numerous ways for you to obtain them. Some
requests can take six to eight weeks or
longer to complete so please plan accordingly. The following is listed for your information
If you were born in New Jersey, you have three options:
- Contact the Office of Vital Statistics and Registry at 609-292-4087 or go to
their website to
review instructions on ordering vital records.
- Contact the municipality
where you were married or born. See the complete list of New
municipalities; or, search by
- Contact VitalChek. This is
a private company that is not affiliated with the state of New Jersey or the New
If you are a US Citizen born or married outside of New Jersey, contact the
municipality in the state you were born. If you were born outside the US, contact
Department of State.
If you need to replace a lost or stolen social security card, you must complete a
Social Security Administration Application for a Social Security Card (Form SS-5) and
submit it to the Social Security Administration.