Domestic Partnerships may only be obtained by individuals who are each 62 years of age or older and meet all other requirements. Domestic Partnerships may be obtained by same sex or opposite sex couples.
There is no waiting period. A fee of $28.00 (cash only) is collected at the time application is made.
Domestic Partnerships may be applied for in any municipality in New Jersey, there are no residency requirements.
The applicants must complete an Affidavit of Domestic Partnership. The Affidavit must be completed and signed by both applicants at the same time, in the presence of a notary public. The Affidavit is then filed with the Local Registrar. Partnerships are not considered registered until the Affidavit has been filed with the Registrar's office and the Certificate of Domestic Partnership has been issued.