Vital Statistics & Licensing
Registrar of Vital Statistics: Deborah L. Baldwin
Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics:
Henrietta Goodman Email: email@example.com
To follow-up on VitalChek orders, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
City of Englewood - Health Dept
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, www.vitalchek.com. 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)
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
Marriage & Civil Union Licenses
State of New Jersey guidelines and application forms
Applications for Marriage or Civil Union Licenses must be made with the Registrar's office at least 72 hours in advance of the time the couple expects to pick-up the license.
Applications are taken by appointment from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or by special arrangement with the Registrar, Deputy Registrar or Alternate Deputy Registrar(s)
(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)
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, Deputy Registrar or Alternate Deputy Registrar(s)
Click here for additional information on Domestic Partnership in New Jersey
Questions for the State Office of Vital Records? here
Vital Statistics FAQs
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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