Bergen County Birth Records

Search for Bergen County NJ birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Bergen County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Bergen County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A New Jersey birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a NJ driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Bergen County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Alpine Borough Clerk Alpine NJ 100 Church Street 07620 201-768-6865

Bergen County Clerk Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-7000

Bogota Borough Clerk Bogota NJ 375 Larch Avenue 07603 201-342-1736

Borough Clerk Bergenfield NJ 198 North Washington Avenue 07621 201-387-4055

Carlstadt Borough Clerk Carlstadt NJ 500 Madison Street 07072 201-939-2850

Demarest Borough Clerk Demarest NJ 118 Serpentine Road 07627 201-768-0167

Dumont Borough Clerk Dumont NJ 50 Washington Avenue 07628 201-387-5045

Edgewater Borough Clerk Edgewater NJ 55 River Road 07020 201-945-2601

Elmwood Park Borough Clerk Elmwood Park NJ 182 Market St 07407 201-796-0700

Emerson Clerk Emerson NJ 146 Linwood Avenue 07630 201-262-6058

Englewood Cliffs Clerk Englewood Cliffs NJ 482 Hudson Terrace 07632 201-569-5252

Fair Lawn Borough Clerk Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5340

Fairview Borough Clerk Fairview NJ 59 Anderson Avenue 07022 201-943-3300

Fort Lee Borough Clerk Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street 07024 201-592-3570

Franklin Lakes City Clerk Franklin Lakes NJ 480 De Korte Drive 07417 201-891-0048

Garfield City Clerk Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2001

Hackensack City Clerk Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3940

Harrington Park Borough Clerk Harrington Park NJ 85 Harriot Avenue 07640 201-768-1714

Hasbrouck Heights Borough Clerk Hasbrouck Heights NJ 248 Hamilton Avenue 07604 201-288-0195

Haworth Borough Clerk Haworth NJ 300 Haworth Avenue 07641 201-384-4785

Little Ferry Clerk Little Ferry NJ 215 Liberty St 07643 201-641-9234

Lyndhurst Town Clerk Lyndhurst NJ 367 Valley Brook Avenue 07071 201-804-2457

Mahwah Township Clerk Mahwah NJ 300 New Jersey 17 07430 201-529-3730

Montvale Clerk Montvale NJ 12 Mercedes Drive 07645 201-391-2348

Moonachie Clerk Moonachie NJ 70 Moonachie Road 07074 201-641-5589

New Milford Borough Clerk New Milford NJ 930 River Rd 07646 201-967-5044

Norwood Borough Clerk Norwood NJ 455 Broadway 07648 201-767-7200

Oakland Clerk Oakland NJ 1 Municipal Plz 07436 201-337-8111

Oradell Borough Clerk Oradell NJ 355 Kinderkamack Rd 07649 201-261-8200


The Bergen County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the New Jersey, Bergen County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Bergen County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Bergen County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a New Jersey State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Bergen County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Bergen County Health Department Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-6244

Bergen County Health Departments Paramus NJ 327 East Ridgewood Avenue 07652 201-634-2740

Elmwood Park Health Department Elmwood Park NJ 182 Market Street 07407 201-796-1072

Englewood Health Department Englewood NJ 73 South Van Brunt Street 07631 201-568-3450

Fair Lawn Health Department Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5327

Fort Lee Health Department Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street 07024 201-592-3590

Garfield Health Department Garfield NJ 60 Elizabeth Street 07026 973-340-4202

Hackensack Health Department Hackensack NJ 215 State Street 07601 201-646-3965

Little Ferry Health Department Little Ferry NJ 16 Sabina Street 07643 201-641-3900

Lyndhurst Township Health Department Lyndhurst NJ 601 Riverside Avenue 07071 201-804-2502

North Arlington Health Department North Arlington NJ 10 Beaver Avenue 07031 201-955-5695


Bergen County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Bergen County New Jersey, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Bergen County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in New Jersey, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Bergen Regional Medical Center Paramus NJ 230 East Ridgewood Avenue 07652 201-967-4000

Christian Health Care Center Wyckoff NJ 301 Sicomac Avenue 07481 201-848-5200

Englewood Hospital & Medical Center Englewood NJ 350 Engle Street 07631 201-894-3000

Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley Westwood NJ 250 Old Hook Road 07675 201-383-1035

Hackensack University Medical center Hackensack NJ 30 Prospect Avenue 07601 551-996-2000

Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck NJ 718 Teaneck Road 07666 201-833-3000


Bergen County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Bergen County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Bergen County New Jersey. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Fair Lawn Police Records Archive Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5418

North Arlington Police Records Archive North Arlington NJ 214 Ridge Road 07031 201-955-5677


Bergen County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Bergen County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Bergen County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Bergen County New Jersey. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Bergen County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Garfield City Hall Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2108

Hackensack City Hall Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3940