Instant Access to New Jersey State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

New Jersey Public Records

The New Jersey State Records mission is to grant every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine state public records, ensuring residents of the state of New Jersey are provided access in accordance the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, which guarantees the freedom of information with respect to public records in the State of New Jersey:

The main goal is to enable all members of the general public the right to access New Jersey sate public records easily, efficiently and concisely without the requester having to specify a “need to know.”The law states that all public records shall be open for personal inspection and copying, except those deemed otherwise by order of a court of this state or by law.

New Jersey State Records maintains information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including the number of over 80 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the information requested to be presented immediately and accurately. New Jersey state records have been gathered dating from as far back as the year 1664 and include information from 21 counties, thereby ensuring New Jersey abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.