A Domestic Partnership is a legal relationship in New York, for couples who have a close and committed personal relationship. 

You and your partner may register a Domestic Partnership if you meet the following requirements:

  • You are both New York City residents or at least one of you works for the City of New York on the date of registration.
  • You are both18 or older.
  • Neither of you is already married or related by blood.
  • You have a close and committed personal relationship, live together, and have been living together continuously. 
  • You have the same address.
  • Neither of you is currently in another Domestic Partnership or has been registered as a member of another Domestic Partnership within the last six months.

Click below to Learn More and register.

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Last Reviewed: August 2, 2023