Vital Statistics & Licensing

Registrar of Vital Statistics: Deborah L. Baldwin


Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics:
Henrietta Goodman Email:          

To follow-up on VitalChek orders, email

73 South Van Brunt St. • Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: (201) 568-3450 - Option 2 / Fax: (201) 568-1421
Customer Service Hours: Vital Statistics & Licensing 9:00AM - 4:00PM / All Other Matters 9:00AM - 5:00PM


Important information regarding Same Sex Marriage

Englewood Department of Health does not accept credit cards or online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service -- VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through its website, An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®,  Visa® or MasterCard®.
Additional Credit/Debit Card Service, at a modest fee to the customer, is available at the Customer Service Window (Point-of-Service).

Directions to the Health Department

The service window for vital records and licensing is open 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Copies of Vital Records 

    Delegation of Authority to Receive a Certified Copy of a Vital Record (Birth or Death
    Delegation of Authority to Receive a Certified Copy of a Vital Record (Marriage or Civil Union)

Apostilles and Notary Certifications   

Correcting a Vital Record (Amendments) & Legal Name Changes 
(link to NJ Office of Vital Records web page)

    Please note that most Amendments and Legal Name Changes, with the appropriate documentation, can be processed by the Vital Statistics staff at the Englewood Department of Health. The processing fee for a legal name change is $27.00 (includes one certified copy of amended record) and $20.00 for general amendments (non inclusive of additional certified copies). Amended records may not, in most cases, be issued until the paperwork has been approved and returned to us by the NJ Office of Vital Statistics and Registry.

Amendments to Birth Records with Date of Birth 05/15/2015 and later
English  Spanish


Marriage & Civil Union Licenses

(Please note that personal arrangements for your Ceremony must be made either with Clergy or a Mayor or a Judge. A list of officiants on file with the Registrar of Englewood can be obtained HERE)


Domestic Partnerships

Affidavits of Domestic Partnership are taken by appointment from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or by special arrangement with the Registrar or designee. (201) 568-3450, Option 2

Click here for complete information on Domestic Partnership in New Jersey



Detailed information regarding pet and retail licensing can be found here. 

Pet Licenses & Owner Guidelines

Retail License Guidelines

(refer to Ord. 11-02 revising Chapter 6 of Health Code “Fees & Fee Schedule”)

Plan Review Applications are available below.

All new retail applications and fees must be reviewed and approved by a Health Department inspector (REHS) prior to processing by the License Clerk. 

Temporary License Applications for special events must be completed and submitted with payment at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled event. Any event scheduled outside normal business hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) will be subject to an inspection fee regardless of the license status or related fees. Effective November 1, 2011, ALL applicants must submit a $60.00 setup deposit to cover the cost of inspector's wait time if not ready for inspection at the time specified/agreed to. (Deposit to be refunded if applicant is ready for inspection on time.)




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