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How can I obtain a birth certificate or death certificate copy?
Any information about birth certificates and death certificates are provided by Registrar/ Health Department / of your local City Hall or Municipal Building. Contact information and telephone number can be found on line or telephone book.

What is the difference between a cancellation of mortgage and a discharge of mortgage?
A cancellation of mortgage has the original mortgage attached to it.
A discharge is just a document from the bank stating the mortgage is paid in full. Either one must be sent to the county to be recorded in order to show mortgage is paid.

My child was born in New Brunswick- Where can I get his/her birth certificate?
New Brunswick Vital Statistics (732) 745-5015
What are the Passport office hours?
*Passport Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am-4:15pm. 
Applicants must arrive by 4:00pm.
**Tuesdays are 8:00am - 6:00pm.   Applicants must arrive by 5:45pm.
I haven’t received my passport yet – What do I do?
Call 1-877-487-2778 to check status or click here for State website.
How do I become a US Citizen?
For Info call 1-800-375-5283 or visit the US Citizenship and Immigration Services website at
What forms of payment are accepted?
Personal Checks (no starter checks) or money orders. No debit or credit cards.
I’m applying for a passport for my child- does he/she need to be with me?
Yes- all applicants must be present, and if they are a minor under age 16, both parents must be present.
What is your address?
County Clerk’s Office - Passports
Middlesex County Administration Building
4th Floor
75 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

What is the fee for my Notary Oath?
$15.00 Check or Money Order payable to Middlesex County Clerk.
How do I get an application to become a Notary Public?
I’ve received my Commission Paperwork back from the state what do I do now?
You must appear in the County Clerk’s Office within 90 days of receipt of your commission paperwork, identification and a $15.00 filing fee.
How do I obtain a Veteran Service Card?
Apply in person with your original DD-214 and proof of residency in Middlesex County (your DD-214 must be recorded with the County Clerk). Please note, in order to gain access into the Middlesex County Administration Building, photo ID needs to be presented upon entry at the Security Desk.​
What are the hours for a Veterans Service Card?
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-3:00pm.
What is the cost of a Veteran Service Card?
The Middlesex County Clerk issues the V.S.C as a courtesy to those who have served our country.
Where can I get passport photos?
We take photos in our office for a $10.00 fee.


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