Marriage Application

Requirements When Applying for a Marriage License:

  1. Either applicant must reside in Teaneck– both bride and groom must show proof of residence (i.e. driver’s license, or Lease showing a Teaneck address, utility bill, or bank statement.) No PO Box numbers. No other ID will be accepted.
  2. Female applicant and Male applicant are to come in together with only one witness who must know both applicants and be 18 or older.
  3. Show SSN cards and birth certificates. Anyone born abroad should have birth certificates translated.
  4. If either party is divorced or widowed, proof must be shown. (i.e. FINAL divorce decree or death certificate.)
  5. Make appointment Monday - Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm . (Temporary hours)
  6. Must know date of marriage and who is performing the marriage before appointment is made
  7. There is a 72-hour waiting period before license will be issued.
  8. License is valid for 30 days from date issued.
  9. Fee $28.00 – cash/money order.