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Register a Domestic Partnership

The registry for domestic partnerships is administered by the City Clerk and intended to reduce the administrative burden on businesses and public institutions to define and certify the existence of a relationship.  Verification is needed for matters such as health insurance, hospital visitation rights and authorization to pick up children after school.

Ordinance 1584-2012 enacted section 229 of the Columbus City Code to implement registration requirements and procedures.

Information Files

Domestic Partnership Registry: Frequently Asked Questions
Application to Register a Domestic Partnership
Form to Terminate a Registered Domestic Partnership
Legislation Report Ordinance File Number: 1584-2012