The Office of the Township Clerk maintains the records for birth, death, marriage/civil union and domestic partnerships occurring in Plainsboro. Certified copies of these vital records can be obtained in person from 8:30am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday or ordered via US Mail. The fee is $15.00 per copy and $25.00 for any correction to the record. Fees are payable by cash or money order only made payable to Plainsboro Township (Please do not mail CASH). The application to request a Vital Record is available on our website. Please fill out the required form and submit with acceptable identification.
Acceptable identification is a valid and current photo driver’s license. If you do not have a driver’s license then you must submit Two (2) alternate forms of identification and at least one must show the current address: Acceptable alternates include valid & current non-photo, non-drivers license issued by NJDMV for identification purposes; current vehicle registration; current vehicle insurance card; voter registration; US/Foreign passport; immigrant visa; permanent resident card (green card); federal/state; US military; County; current school; utility bill-not more than 90 days old; bank statement-not more than 90 days old; w-2 or tax return for current or previous year.
**Applicants with no Identification please contact the office for further information.
A Certified Copy of a vital record is issued to those individuals who have a direct link to the individual(s) named on the vital record, as identified in the Governor’s Executive Order 18, and provided that the requestor is able to identify the vital record accurately.
*For birth records occurring more than 80 years ago, marriages occurring more than 50 years ago and deaths occurring more than 40 years ago.