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  • Newark Weddings

    Make your destination wedding a reality. With spectacular skyline views, fine dining, and trendy hotels your dream wedding is affordable in Newark. 
We've made it easy for you to find the perfect venue, along with all of the right ingredients to make your day magical.

    Marriage Licenses:

    • $28.00 (cash only) license fee is due at the time of application (non-refundable)
    • A witness, 18 years or older, must be present
    • One of the applicants must be a resident of Newark. If applicants are non-residents of New Jersey, the application must be made in the municipality where the ceremony will take place.

    ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FOR PROOF OF IDENTITY:

    • Valid Passport
    • Valid NJ DMV Drivers License
    • Military Photo ID
    • Essex County ID

    There is a 72 hour (3 days) waiting period between the filing of the application and the issuance of the license. This 72-hour waiting period begins at the time the application is filed with the local registrar.

    Telephone: (973) 733-3825/3826
    Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Monday thru Friday, except holidays

    PLEASE NOTE: The above information is listed as a courtesy. The Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau does not endorse the listed companies, their services, or assume legal responsibility for any contracts entered into as a result of this guide.