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Apply for a Domestic Partnership

To file a declaration of domestic partnership, applicants must register with the Miami-Dade County, after which the department will issue a certificate reflecting the registration of the domestic partnership relationship in Miami-Dade County.

How to Apply

  • Download the Declaration of Domestic Partnership Registration 
  • Print the name of each Domestic Partner (last name followed by first name).
  • Print the address of the primary residence where both partners reside.
  • Provide a contact telephone number (in the event that we need to contact you).
  • Provide an email address (this is optional but will allow us to send you email notifications regarding the status of your registration).
  • List the name(s) of child(ren).
  • In front of a notary public, sign and print your name swearing that you meet the requirements of the Domestic Partnership ordinance (both partners must sign).
  • Have the document notarized.
  • Submit the application by mail or in person.


Declaration of Domestic Partnership   $55.00

Additional Certificate (Optional)          $8.00 each

Apply by Mail

Send the completed notarized application and a check or money order made payable to Board of County Commissioners to the following address:

MIAMI FL 33130


Applying in Person

Bring the completed, notarized application and a check or money order made payable to Board of County Commissioners (Visa and MasterCard are also accepted if applying in person) to the following address:

Consumer Protection Division Licensing Section
140 West Flagler Street, 9th Floor
Miami, Florida 33130

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