Spouse A or Spouse B must make an appointment to apply for a marriage/civil union license/domestic partnership.

At least one applicant must provide proof of residence in Paterson. (For example: a telephone or cable bill)

Applicants must have one witness over the age of 18 present, who knows how to fully speak and understand English language.

Appointments must be made in person and scheduled 3 months prior to wedding event.

The fee per license is $28.00. Money orders or debit card payments ONLY. (Cash or personal checks are not accepted)