Getting a No Record of Marriage Statement

No Record Marriage Statements:

  • Documentation establishing there is No Record of Marriage on file within the State of New Jersey
  • Utilized in some foreign countries to establish an applicant is free to marry
  • Only available from the Office of Vital Statistics and Registry
  • Records are searched from the year the applicant turned 16 to current

The following must be sent with your application:

  • REG-7E form - Application for A Certified Copy of a No Record of Marriage Statement
  • all required copies of ID for proof of identity
  • the correct fees

Your application will be returned if you do not send in all required documentation.


Step 1: Provide the necessary information

You must identify the record by providing the following required information, if you provide the optional information it may assist us in locating the record.

Required Information:

  • Your full name as recorded on your birth certificate
  • Your date of birth
  • Mother’s maiden Name
  • Father’s Name
  • A notice requesting a No Record Marriage Statement attesting that you have never been married in the State of New Jersey


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Step 2: Provide acceptable identification

You must provide acceptable ID in order to get a copy of any vital record.  Copies of vital records must be mailed to the address listed on your identification. The following are acceptable forms of ID:

  • A current, valid photo driver's license or photo non-driver's license
  • A current, valid driver’s license without photo and one alternate form of ID
  • Two alternate forms of ID, one of which must have current address.

Alternate forms of ID are:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle insurance card
  • Voter registration
  • US/Foreign Passport
  • Immigrant Visa
  • Permanent Resident Card (Green card)
  • Federal/State ID
  • County ID
  • School ID
  • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)
  • Utility bill (within the previous 90 days)
  • W-2 for current/previous tax year  

Please do not send in original ID documents. Only copies are required.


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Step 3: Payment of fees

The Office of Vital Statistics and Registry charges

  • $25 for the No Record of Marriage Statement
  • For each additional year searched $1
  • Records will be searched from age 16 to present, unless specifically stated otherwise

Applications mailed to the State may be paid by check or money order made payable to: Treasurer, State of New Jersey.

Please do not send cash through the mail.


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Last Reviewed: 10/18/2017