Vital Statistics

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 only accepts in-person and mail requests for copies of vital records.


Vital Statistics will not be accepting in person applications.

For Emergencies, please call (973) 365-5584 or email:

 Vital Record Processing Times:

7 to 10 Business Days

Marriage Licenses:

You must apply at least two weeks prior to your wedding ceremony


All 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:

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