Please be advised, the Leonia Department of Health, due to the COVID-19 emergency, is following these guidelines:

Issuance of vital records: If there is a need for a certified copy of a vital record, during the emergency, you will need to contact the State for issuance of the record. You can mail in for your order to:

Office of Vital Statistics & Registry
Issuance Unit
P.O. box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625

Or you can place an online order using the following link:

Marriages: No marriage license applications will be taken until further notice.
Dog and Cat Licenses: will not be accepted until further notice.

The Registrar of Vital Statistics shall keep and safeguard all records as required by the state, the State Health Department, the Borough and the Board. They shall issue such licenses, certificates and records as he may be authorized by law, and he shall submit such written reports as may be required by the State Health Department. They shall also perform such other duties as directed by the Board and the State Health Department.

Marriage/Civil Union/Domestic Partnership License Applications

Please review the Marriage License Application Info Sheet for the requirements of obtaining a license.

Certified Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Unions

Issued daily from 8:30am - 12:00pm. Please fill out the form below and submit with your payment. All certified copies are $10.00 per copy.

The following are acceptable forms of ID:

  • A current, valid photo driver’s license or photo non-driver’s license with current address OR
  • A current, valid driver’s license without photo and one alternate form of ID with current address OR
  • Two alternate forms of ID, one of which must have current address. Alternate Forms of ID are:
    • Vehicle registration
    • Vehicle insurance card
    • Voter registration
    • US/Foreign Passport
    • Immigrant Visa
    • Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
    • Federal/ State ID
    • County ID
    • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)
    • Utility Bill (within the previous 90 days)
    • Tax Return or W-2 for current/previous tax year

Board of Health

The Board of Health is responsible for the delivery of health-related services to the residents of the Borough of Leonia. Board of Health members are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. For more information, please click here to visit the Board of Health page.

The Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 PM, in the 2nd floor meeting room of the Leonia Borough Hall (312 Broad Ave., Leonia). Please note that there is no November meeting. 


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