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Vital Statistics

Certified copies of certificates of births, deaths, and marriages, occurring in Fort Lee, can be obtained either by phone or written request at the rate of $25 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy.

Marriage Licenses

Please call for an appointment to apply for a marriage license. Marriage license applications are taken from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. The Registrar is also open from 4 to 6 on the first Tuesday of each month by appointment only for marriage licenses. A 72-hour waiting period is required from application to issuance. One applicant must be a resident of Fort Lee. There is a $28 fee. 

Applicants are encouraged to call the Registrar at 201-592-3500, ext. 1510 for details.

View the "Getting Married in New Jersey" brochure (PDF).

Dog & Cat Licenses

All dogs and cats over the age of 6 months must be licensed. Renewal of dog and cat licenses are due by January 31 each year. The owner must show proof of rabies vaccination in order to receive a license. A late fee of $10 will be charged by March 1st.


Cat, Neutered$4
Cat, Non-Neutered$7
Dog, Neutered$10
Dog, Non-Neutered$13