Residential Requirements

Proof of Residence: All persons coming to register children must bring four proofs of residency. Verification of a child's residency requires the presentation of:

  1. One of the following documents with a Montclair address:
    • Homeowner - Montclair property tax bill.
    • Tenant - Current lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized sworn statement of tenancy (affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is domiciled with Montclair resident other than parent - Affidavit Form A executed by Montclair resident and Affidavit Form B executed by parent or guardian.
    • Child and parent living with Montclair resident - signed, notarized sworn Statement of Residency (Affidavit) completed by the Montclair resident and parent or guardian.
    • Child placed in Montclair by court - court order placing child in home of Montclair resident.
    • Child placed in Montclair by Child Welfare Agency - document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of Montclair resident.
  2. In addition, any three of the following documents containing a Montclair address*:
    • Driver's license plus registration, plus auto insurance card;
    • Current utility bill;
    • Current cable television bill;
    • Current credit card bill;
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in Montclair;
    • Mortgage statement;
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration);
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children);
    • Income tax return;
    • Voter registration card/records;
    • Unemployment benefit verification;
    • Recent paycheck/stub;
    • Documents to support Affidavit Forms A and B. Affidavits A and B are not available online but can be picked up at the Board Office.

*McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001. If you lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence, please notify the Registrar.

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