A remarriage/reaffirmation is the re-registration of a marriage/civil union already licensed and registered in New Jersey or elsewhere.
Note:The remarriage/reaffirmation will not replace the original marriage/civil union license. If you and your partner were originally married AND remarried in Plainsboro Township, you MUST specify "marriage" or "remarriage" when requesting a certified copy of your vital record.
REASONS COUPLES MAY WANT A REMARRIAGE/Reaffirmation:
For a separate religious ceremony
If the wedding was held in a different country and the couple wishes to have it on file in New Jersey
Renewal of vows on a milestone anniversary
Note: Marriages performed legally and in compliance with local laws in a foreign country ARE legal marriages recognized in the United States.
Apply for a license in Plainsboro Township if . . .
Either applicant resides in Plainsboro and the ceremony will take place in New Jersey
Applicants reside outside of New Jersey, but the ceremony is taking place in Plainsboro
An appointment is needed
In order to schedule an appointment, you need to know when and where your ceremony will take place as well as who will be the officiant.