Essex County Death Certificates

Search for Essex County NJ death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Coroners and Medical Examiners in Essex County New Jersey are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. As part of this job, they maintain Essex County death records, including death certificates. These records list information about how the deceased person passed away, the time and place of death, and any personal information about the deceased, such as the person's name, date of birth, and age at death. Coroners and Medical Examiners report this information to state and local government authorities, who may also issue Essex County death certificates. These records may be available through the Essex County Coroner and Medical Examiner's website.

Essex County Medical Examiner & Coroner Newark NJ 325 Norfolk Street 07103 973-648-7259

Hudson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Newark NJ 325 Norfolk Street 07103 973-648-7259

Passaic County Medical Examiner & Coroner Newark NJ 325 Norfolk Street 07103 973-648-7259

Somerset County Medical Examiner & Coroner Newark NJ 325 Norfolk Street 07103 973-648-7259


Clerk Offices in Essex County New Jersey maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Essex County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. Essex County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain Essex County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Belleville Township Clerk Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Clerk Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4015

Caldwell Clerk Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4920

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4921

Essex Fells Borough Clerk Essex Fells NJ 255 Roseland Avenue 07021 973-226-3400

Fairfield Clerk Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2715

Irvington Clerk Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6677

Livingston Clerk Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7965

Millburn Clerk Millburn NJ 435 Essex St 07041 973-564-7065

Nutley Town Clerk Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4955

Orange City Clerk City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Clerk Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4772


Health Departments in Essex County New Jersey monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Essex County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Essex County Health Department website.

Bloomfield Health Department Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4024

Caldwell Health Department Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4623

Fairfield Health Department Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Rd 07004 973-882-2728

Irvington Township Health Department Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6797

Livingston Health Department Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7963

Montclair Township Health Department Montclair NJ 205 Claremont Avenue 07042 973-509-4970

Newark Health Department Newark NJ 153 Halsey Street 07102 973-648-7500

Nutley Health Department Nutley NJ 149 Chestnut Street 07110 973-284-4976

Verona Township Health Department Verona NJ 25 Grove Avenue 07044 973-857-4800

West Caldwell Health Department West Caldwell NJ 30 Clinton Rd 07006 973-226-2300


Hospitals in Essex County New Jersey provide a range of medical services to patients of all ages, and they also create death records for individuals who pass away or are declared dead at a Hospital. These death certificates list the deceased individual's name, the time and place of death, and age at death, and they may also include the cause of death. Essex County Hospitals report death information to New Jersey State and local government authorities, which issue certified Essex County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Cathedral Healthcare System Newark NJ 221 Chestnut Street 07105 973-690-3500

Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville NJ 1 Clara Maass Drive 07109 973-450-2000

Columbus Hospital Ltach Newark NJ 495 North 13th Street 07107 973-587-7777

East Orange General Hospital East Orange NJ 300 Central Avenue 07018 973-672-8400

Irvington General Hospital Irvington NJ 832 Chancellor Avenue 07111 973-399-6000

Mount Sinai Hospital Glen Ridge NJ 1 Bay Avenue 07028 212-241-6500

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Newark NJ 201 Lyons Avenue 07112 973-926-7000

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Livingston NJ 94 Old Short Hills Road 07039 973-322-5000

Saint James Hospital Newark NJ 155 Jefferson Street 07105 973-465-2704

Saint Michael's Medical Center Newark NJ 111 Central Avenue 07102 973-877-5000

University Hospital Newark NJ 150 Bergen Street 07103 973-972-4300

VA Medical Center-East Orange: Dowling Matthew S MD East Orange NJ 385 Tremont Avenue 07018 973-676-1000