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Meet the Police & Drug Take Back at Ramsey Farmers Market on June 6th

The Ramsey Municipal Alliance invites you to come meet an officer, take pictures, and ask questions! We will also be offering our annual drug take back in partnership with the Ramsey Police Department. Bring any unused, unwanted, or expired medications for disposal (sorry - no liquids, needles, or sharps). Come meet and interact with Gizmo D. Robot, our funny robot friend. Also, limited quantities of Ramsey tie-dye t-shirts will be available for sale. We hope to see you there! 

*** Free Radon Test Kits ***

For information on how to obtain your FREE radon test kit, please contact the Bergen County Department of Health Services, Office of Environmental Health, Radon Program at 201-634-2804.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Ramsey Volunteer Helpline

  • Call 201-825-3400 ext. 279

  • If you need help: Leave a message with your name, address, telephone number, and a description of the help you need.
  • To volunteer: Leave a message with your name, address and telephone number.

To volunteer with Bergen County please click here and complete the application.

Guidelines & Reminders

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Information

Business Guidance

Current Events and Information

CDC DIY Cloth Face Covering Instructions

*for more information please visit the CDC & NJ websites

NJ Hotlines

  • NJDOH COVID-19 Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 if using out-of-state phone line
  • The New Jersey Department of Human Services a toll free warm line is activated during events that impact the mental health of New Jersey residents: 877-294-HELP (4357)
  • State of NJ COVID-19 questions and information hotline: Dial 2-1-1
  • If you believe price gouging is occurring, contact the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - 973-504-6240 or go to to file a complaint.
  • HERO Call Line - If you are a Frontline Worker and need to talk.  Call 551-800-HERO (4376) Monday-Friday 9AM-8PM for free support and services.

Registrar of Vital Statistics

Marriage License Application

There is NO fee to apply for a marriage license effective July 1st, 2022-June 30, 2023.

Email or call (201) 825-3400 ext. 245 for inquires.

Where To Apply:
If you are planning to be married in New Jersey, state law requires that you apply in the town where either of the applicants live. If neither of the applicants lives in New Jersey, then you apply in the town where the marriage ceremony is going to take place. If you are being married in another state, you must apply in the state where you plan to be married.

By Appointment Only
The Registrar is located on the second floor of the Municipal Building.

  • 33 N. Central Ave, Ramsey, New Jersey 07446.
  • Call 201-825-3400 ext. 245 to schedule an appointment
  • Registrar Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday; last appointment is at 4:00pm
  • **Summer hours are Mid-June to September 3rd*** Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM Fridays 8AM-12PM

Who Must Come To Apply:

  • Both applicants - Both applicants must appear in our office to apply for a marriage license.
  • Witness - One witness, who is over 18 years of age is required to be present

What To Bring:

  • Proof of identity such as your driver’s license, passport, or state/federal I.D.
  • Proof of residency – Driver’s license, utility bill, lease agreement, or tax bill
  • Your social security card or social security number*
  • A witness, 18 years of age or older
  • Marriage Officiant Information – Applicants should have information about who is going to marry them, where, and when, which includes a mailing address and phone number for the officiant.
  • *Social security number is required by law for US citizens and will be kept confidential. Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Three (3) Day Waiting Period:
In New Jersey there is a mandatory three (3) day or 72 hours waiting period from the time that you apply for a license until you can pick it up for use. If you are planning to be married on a particular weekend, the latest that you can apply is the Tuesday before, in order to satisfy the three days (72 hours) by Friday, since we are NOT open on the weekends for the release of marriage licenses. Once you pick it up the license is valid for 30 days.


Please utilize the drop box located in the front of the building to drop off documents for the Health Department and Registrar.