Bergen County Marriage Licenses

Search for Bergen County NJ marriage license rules and requirements. You can learn how to get a marriage license, a marriage certificate, or marriage records from your local Marriage License Office, Clerk, Health Department, or Town or City Hall.


Alpine Borough Clerk 100 Church Street Alpine NJ 07620 201-768-6865


Bergen County Clerk 1 Bergen County Plaza Hackensack NJ 07601 201-336-7000

Bergen County Health Department 1 Bergen County Plaza Hackensack NJ 07601 201-336-6244

Bergen County Health Departments 327 East Ridgewood Avenue Paramus NJ 07652 201-634-2740

Bogota Borough Clerk 375 Larch Avenue Bogota NJ 07603 201-342-1736

Borough Clerk 198 North Washington Avenue Bergenfield NJ 07621 201-387-4055

Carlstadt Borough Clerk 500 Madison Street Carlstadt NJ 07072 201-939-2850

Demarest Borough Clerk 118 Serpentine Road Demarest NJ 07627 201-768-0167

Dumont Borough Clerk 50 Washington Avenue Dumont NJ 07628 201-387-5045

Edgewater Borough Clerk 55 River Road Edgewater NJ 07020 201-945-2601

Elmwood Park Borough Clerk 182 Market St Elmwood Park NJ 07407 201-796-0700

Elmwood Park Health Department 182 Market Street Elmwood Park NJ 07407 201-796-1072

Emerson Clerk 146 Linwood Avenue Emerson NJ 07630 201-262-6058

Englewood Cliffs Clerk 482 Hudson Terrace Englewood Cliffs NJ 07632 201-569-5252

Englewood Health Department 73 South Van Brunt Street Englewood NJ 07631 201-568-3450

Fair Lawn Borough Clerk 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue Fair Lawn NJ 07410 201-794-5340

Fair Lawn Health Department 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue Fair Lawn NJ 07410 201-794-5327

Fairview Borough Clerk 59 Anderson Avenue Fairview NJ 07022 201-943-3300

Fort Lee Borough Clerk 309 Main Street Fort Lee NJ 07024 201-592-3570

Fort Lee Health Department 309 Main Street Fort Lee NJ 07024 201-592-3590

Franklin Lakes City Clerk 480 De Korte Drive Franklin Lakes NJ 07417 201-891-0048

Garfield City Clerk 111 Outwater Lane Garfield NJ 07026 973-340-2001

Garfield City Hall 111 Outwater Lane Garfield NJ 07026 973-340-2108

Garfield Health Department 60 Elizabeth Street Garfield NJ 07026 973-340-4202

Hackensack City Clerk 65 Central Avenue Hackensack NJ 07601 201-646-3940

Hackensack City Hall 65 Central Avenue Hackensack NJ 07601 201-646-3940

Hackensack Health Department 215 State Street Hackensack NJ 07601 201-646-3965

Harrington Park Borough Clerk 85 Harriot Avenue Harrington Park NJ 07640 201-768-1714

Hasbrouck Heights Borough Clerk 248 Hamilton Avenue Hasbrouck Heights NJ 07604 201-288-0195

Haworth Borough Clerk 300 Haworth Avenue Haworth NJ 07641 201-384-4785

Little Ferry Clerk 215 Liberty St Little Ferry NJ 07643 201-641-9234

Little Ferry Health Department 16 Sabina Street Little Ferry NJ 07643 201-641-3900

Lyndhurst Town Clerk 367 Valley Brook Avenue Lyndhurst NJ 07071 201-804-2457

Lyndhurst Township Health Department 601 Riverside Avenue Lyndhurst NJ 07071 201-804-2502

Mahwah Township Clerk 300 New Jersey 17 Mahwah NJ 07430 201-529-3730

Montvale Clerk 12 Mercedes Drive Montvale NJ 07645 201-391-2348

Moonachie Clerk 70 Moonachie Road Moonachie NJ 07074 201-641-5589

New Milford Borough Clerk 930 River Rd New Milford NJ 07646 201-967-5044

North Arlington Health Department 10 Beaver Avenue North Arlington NJ 07031 201-955-5695

Norwood Borough Clerk 455 Broadway Norwood NJ 07648 201-767-7200

Oakland Clerk 1 Municipal Plz Oakland NJ 07436 201-337-8111

Oradell Borough Clerk 355 Kinderkamack Rd Oradell NJ 07649 201-261-8200

Palisades Park Borough Clerk 275 Broad Avenue Palisades Park NJ 07650 201-585-4100

Park Ridge Borough Clerk 55 Park Avenue Park Ridge NJ 07656 201-573-1800

Ridgefield Borough Clerk 604 Broad Avenue Ridgefield NJ 07657 201-943-5215

Ridgefield Park Village Clerk 234 Main Street Ridgefield Park NJ 07660 201-641-4950

Ridgewood Health Department 131 North Maple Avenue Ridgewood NJ 07450 201-670-5554

River Edge Clerk 705 Kinderkamack Road River Edge NJ 07661 201-599-6301

Rochelle Park Town Hall 151 West Passaic Street Rochelle Park NJ 07662 201-587-7730

Rutherford Borough Clerk 184 Park Avenue Rutherford NJ 07070 201-460-0420

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Registrar of Vital Statistics at a Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent and under 16 with court order

3. Cost/fees: $28

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, or military identification

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes, for the license and the ceremony

8. License Valid: 30 days

9. Waiting Period: 72 hours

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with documentation

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Bergen County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in New Jersey, both members of the couple must visit a Registrar of Vital Statistics at the County or Town Clerk's Office to fill out a marriage license application. Residents of New Jersey must apply in the city where at least one member of the couple resides, and non-residents must apply in the location where the ceremony will take place. You will have to meet certain requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. You must also bring one witness, who is at least 18 years of age. Once the application is complete, there is a 72 hour waiting period before the marriage license is valid, and you must perform a marriage ceremony before the license expires. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and submit it to the proper government agency to record it.

How do I get a marriage license in Bergen County, New Jersey?

You will need to visit a Registrar of Vital Statistics at a County or Town Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must show proof of age, provide valid photo identification, and pay a fee.

How much does it cost to get a marriage license in New Jersey?

A marriage license in New Jersey costs $28, regardless of which municipality accepts the application.

How old do you have to be to get married in Bergen County?

In New Jersey, individuals who are 18 years of age or older may get married. Individuals under the age of 18 can get married with parental consent and/or a court order, depending on their age.