To amend your name on a birth, marriage, civil union or domestic partnership record, mail the following documents to the address listed below.
- A letter identifying the vital record to be corrected. Identify the name currently reported on the vital record, the exact date and place where the event occurred, and in the case of a birth record, the motherís full maiden name and fatherís full name, if listed on the vital record.
- A certified copy of the original judgment of name change. This document will be returned. Photocopies cannot be accepted.
- Payment in the amount of $2 to process the legal name change. A certified copy of the certificate can be ordered for $25 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy of the same certificate. Please remit payment in the form of a check or money order made payable to: Treasurer, State of New Jersey.
New Jersey Bureau of Vital Statistics and Registration
Attn: Ė Record Modification Unit
PO Box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625-0370