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Union County Clerk Re-Opens Elizabeth Office for In-Person Passport, Notary, and Trade Name Services

Union County, NJ – Starting on Monday, November 2, the Elizabeth Office of Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will resume offering in-person passport, notary, and trade name services. The restoration of these services follows a temporary suspension for office upgrades. The office is located in the County Courthouse at 2 Broad Street, in midtown Elizabeth.

All in-person visits for passport, notary, and trade name services require an appointment in advance, by calling 908-527-3062.

“We are looking forward to resuming passport, notary, and trade name services at the Elizabeth office, and I would like to remind all visitors that masks and social distance are required,” said Ms. Rajoppi.

The County Clerk’s Westfield office continues to be open for persons seeking passport, notary, and trade name services, with masks and social distance required. To make an appointment at the Westfield office, call 908-654-9859. The office is located in the Colleen Fraser Building in the Union County Complex, at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield.

Both offices have also continued to provide election-related services to Union County voters throughout the upgrade.

For more information about all County Clerk programs and services, including office hours and locations, visit online at or call 908-527-4787.

For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including guidance on the free Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University and a schedule of local walk-up sites, visit

For general information about COVID-19 and phone contacts for 24/7 assistance with questions, visit the New Jersey Department of Health at

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