What are the documents required to apply for a domestic partnership?

Valid Identification

All applicants must present valid identification that establishes their name, age, date of birth and address. Examples of documents that you may show:

  • Bank statement
  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Driver’s license
  • Mortgage or Rental agreement
  • Passport
  • State, county or military identification
  • Tax return - recent or previous year
  • Utility bill
  • Vehicle registration

Additional Data

Additional data to seek an affidavit of domestic partnership:

  • The couple must share a common residence in New Jersey or in another jurisdiction provided that an applicant belongs to the state administrative system of retirement of New Jersey.
  • Both are responsible for the common well-being by demonstrating financial agreement as evidence.
  • Both agree to be responsible for common basic expenses during the domestic partnership.
  • Not in a current marriage or civil union recognized in New Jersey or a member of a domestic partnership with another individual.
  • Cannot be related by blood or marriage relatives up to and including the fourth degree of consanguinity.
  • Choose to share their lives with a commitment to mutual car
  • Have not terminated another domestic partnership within the last 180 days

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1. Who can apply for an affidavit of domestic partnership?
2. What are the documents required to apply for a domestic partnership?
3. How much does a domestic partnership cost?
4. Will I need to set up an appointment to apply for the domestic partnership affidavit?
5. Who is authorized to receive a certified copy of a domestic partnership certificate?
6. Where can I get a certified copy of a domestic partnership certificate?
7. What will I need to do to obtain a certified copy of a domestic partnership certificate by mail?
8. How much does a certified copy of a domestic partnership certificate cost?