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Registry of Deeds Services


In Passaic County, the County Clerk's Office is the official repository of all documents affecting real property and its ownership and/or transfer. The Registry Vault and Map Room is open during our normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 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, please contact our office. 

Phone: 973-881-4777 | Fax: 973-357-1046
Vault:  973-881-4785
Map Room: 973-881-4791

County Recording

One of the County Clerk's most important and longstanding functions is the recording of legal documents associated with the buying and selling of property, such as mortgages and deeds, and other documents affecting real estate. Below is a list of all such documents and their associated fees can be found at http://passaiccountynj.org/index.aspx?NID=604.  

Kindly mail documents to be recorded along with their associated fee made payable to the Passaic County Clerk to:

        Office of the County Clerk/Registry Division
        Passaic County Administration Building
        401 Grand Street - Room 113
        Paterson, New Jersey 07505

For information on New Jersey County Recording, please visit their website. The New Jersey County Recording system is for use by title companies, mortgage companies, banking institutions, and attorneys.

                        Important Information on E-Recording Convenience Fee effective March 1, 2017