Please note that the Office of Vital Statistics only maintains vital records for births, deaths, and marriages that have occurred in the City of Passaic. Therefore, this office does not maintain records for births, deaths, or marriages that have occurred in other municipalities in the County of Passaic. Such requests must be directed to the municipality where the birth, death, or marriage took place.
The Office of Vital Statistics accepts applications by mail and online for copies of vital records.
For Emergencies, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vital Record Processing Times: Five weeks
You must apply at least six weeks prior to your wedding ceremony
For Mail orders: fees are paid to the "City of Passaic" by money order/cahier’s check or cash only! No personal checks accepted!
Orders by Mail
Orders by mail must include a prepaid stamped envelope (addressed to the requestor).
Vital Record Corrections
Corrections to a vital record and marriage license applications are processed by appointment only! For appointments, please email email@example.com.
Offline/Printable Application & Requirements
REG 27A Vital Statistics Application Form English (PDF)
REG 27B Vital Statistics Application Form Spanish (PDF)
Fees for Services (PDF)
Acceptable Forms for Identification (PDF)
Birth Certificate Information (PDF)
Civil Union License Instructions (PDF)
Marriage Certificate Request (PDF)
Marriage License Instructions English (PDF)
Marriage License Instructions Spanish (PDF)
Domestic Partnership Certificate Information (PDF)
Civil Union Certificate Request (PDF)
Civil Union Reaffirmation Application (PDF)
Registering a Domestic Partnership (PDF)