Office of Vital Statistics

The Registrar maintains records of all births, deaths, marriages and civil unions occurring within the Borough of Pompton Lakes.

Marriage or Civil Union Application

An appointment is necessary to apply for a marriage/civil union license, please contact the registrar two to three weeks prior to the ceremony. To file for a marriage or civil union application, one person must be a resident of Pompton Lakes. Documents required with the application for a marriage/civil union license include: 
  • $28 fee payable by cash or check
  • A Driver’s License, Passport, or State / Federal Identification
  • One Witness Eighteen Years or Older
  • Proof of Residency
  • Social Security Card
There is a seventy-two (72) hour waiting period between the time of the application and the time the license can be issued. Once the license is issued it must be used within thirty (30) days.

The Mayor performs wedding/civil unions for residents only for an administrative fee of $100.

Certified Copies

Certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates are issued only for the events that have taken place in Pompton Lakes. Individuals requesting a copy of a record of birth, death or marriage must file an Application and pay $10.00 per copy. Please note that there are identification requirements for making a request.

A State or local Registrar may issue a certified copy of a vital record only to persons who establish themselves as the subject of the vital record, the subject's parent, legal guardian or legal representative, spouse, child, grandchild or sibling, if of legal age, to a State or Federal Agency for official purposes, pursuant to court order.