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:
DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP REGISTRATION
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
140 W FLAGLER ST RM 902
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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