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***Important Passport Announcement: Please be advised that Routine applications are taking 6 weeks to process, and Expedited applications are taking 3 weeks to process.***

*** Important Elections Announcement: Please see our Election Division Page regarding Mail-In Ballots, Authorized Messengers and Bearers.***

  In order to better serve the needs of Passaic County residents, Kristin M. Corrado, Esq. is pleased to announce more convenient and extended hours. The Clerk’s Paterson Office located at 401 Grand Street, Room 130, will now be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.  The Clerk’s office processes passport applications, files business trade names, administers Notary Oaths and issues Veteran ID cards.  Please arrive at the office no later than 4:00 p.m. so that our staff can assist you with any transaction.  For additional hours and locations, please check our Outreach Sites and Services calendar.

The Records Vault and Map Room, which are located at 77 Hamilton Street, will also be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays.

The hours for our Recording office and Wanaque Satellite office will remain at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Please arrive at the office no later than 4:00 p.m. so that our staff can assist you with any transaction

For more information on our services and schedule, please call 973-225-3690.


The County Clerk's Office is a constitutional office as set forth in the New Jersey State Constitution. In Passaic County the office is comprised of the County Clerk Division, which includes the Election Division and Registry of Deeds Division. 


The County Clerk's office is located in the Passaic County Administration Building in Paterson and our Satellite office is located in Haskell (Wanaque) (Click here for additional information). Services are also provided throughout the County on a rotating basis. For more information on scheduled services being provided at our off-site locations, please call the Clerk's office at 973-225-3690.

 Serving the Public
  • 10,095 Applications for Vote By-Mail Ballots were processed in 2015.
  • $16,673,088.26  total fees  collected in 2015. 
  • 8,866 Deeds and 13,056 Mortgages were Recorded in 2015.
  • 9,284 Passports were processed in 2015.
  • 3,781 Veteran's Id Cards have been processed.
  • 1,574 Weddings were perfomed since 2010 and 287 were performed   
    in 2015.


Contact Us

Kristin M. Corrado, Esq.
County Clerk

Term Expires
December 31, 2019

Passaic County Administration Building
401 Grand St.
Paterson, NJ 07505

Phone: 973-225-3690
Fax: 973-754-1920
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wanaque Satellite Office

Walter J. Davison   
Deputy Clerk

1237 Ringwood Ave.
Wanaque, NJ 07465

Phone: 973-513-9900
Fax: 973-513-9901
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

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