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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
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Passaic County Clerk

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Welcome to the website for the Passaic County Clerk’s office.  The County Clerk is one of three elected constitutional offices established by the New Jersey Constitution along with the County Sheriff and County Surrogate Court Judge.  Our office is pleased to provide a variety of important services which you can learn more about by contacting us, visiting one of our offices or outreach events, or navigating through our website.  Whether it’s the recording of records relating to all property transactions in Passaic County’s 16 municipalities, processing new passport applications, administering oaths to notaries, issuing veterans’ identification cards, processing vote by mail ballots and overseeing elections, or any of the other services we provide, our office is one that you will likely have contact with at some point in the course of residing or doing business in Passaic County.  Please direct questions to (973) 225-3690 or visit our offices at 401 Grand Street, Paterson NJ Room 130 or 1237 Ringwood Avenue, Haskell (Wanaque), NJ during regular business hours. Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof and her office staff appreciate the opportunity to serve you.

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Directions To Our Office

You can find directions via Google here


From Garden State Parkway

  1. Take exit 155A for NJ-19 toward I-80/Paterson
  2. Continue onto NJ-19N
  3. Take the Grand St exit
  4. Turn right onto Grand St
  5. Destination will be on the left, 401 Grand St

From New Jersey Turnpike

  1. Take exit 16W to merge onto NJ-3W toward Rutherford
  2. Slight right onto the Garden State Parkway N
  3. Use left lane to take exit 155A for NJ-19 toward I-80/Paterson
  4. Continue onto NJ-19N
  5. Take the Grand St exit
  6. Turn right onto Grand St
  7. Destination will be on the left, 401 Grand St

From 80 East

  1. Take exit 57B toward Downtown/Paterson
  2. Merge onto NJ-19N
  3. Take the Grand St exit
  4. Turn right onto Grand St
  5. Destination will be on the left, 401 Grand St

From 80 West

  1. Take exit 57C for Main St toward Paterson
  2. Turn left onto Main St
  3. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Grand St
  4. Destination will be on the left, 401 Grand St


Department News

April 12, 2021

In celebration of National County Government Month (NCGM), the Passaic County Clerk’s Office would like to highlight our office achievements from 2020!

Passaic County Clerk, Danielle Ireland-Imhof, expresses her sincere appreciation for the amazing work accomplished by all the office employees. Their continued dedication to serving Passaic County’s residents, business, and property owners, all while overcoming the challenges throughout the pandemic, has not gone unnoticed and is greatly appreciated.

2020 By The Numbers 

March 16, 2020
Special Announcement

Out of an abundance of caution, the Passaic County Clerk’s Office will be suspending all outreach events beginning Monday, March 16, 2020.  Please call (973) 225-3690 if you need additional details.

January 23, 2020

Effective January 27, 2020, the 1-2 Day Delivery Fee for Expedite Passports will be increasing to $17.13. This will bring the total Expedite fee to $187.13. Check or Money Orders can be made payable to “U.S. Department of State.” See attached flyer for more information.
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January 10, 2020

Looking back at a busy 2019!  Stay connected with us as our office aims to continue enhancing our services in 2020!
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