are engaged in a committed relationship and intend to remain together indefinitely.
are at least 18 years of age and have the capacity to enter into a contract.
share a common permanent residence and are jointly responsible to each other for the necessities of life.
are not related by blood closer than permitted for married couples under Illinois marriage laws.
must understand that the registration of this Domestic Partnership Affidavit creates a domestic partnership of continuous duration until either of you files an Affidavit of Termination or upon the death of you or your partner.
agree to file jointly or separately an Affidavit of Termination with the Urbana City Clerk within 30 days of a change in this domestic partnership such that you and your partner no longer meet the criteria herein.
Neither you nor your partner:
has another domestic partner.
is legally married.
may lawfully be claimed as a dependant on any other person’s federal income tax return.
Acceptable Forms of Identification
You must provide ONE of the following forms of identification:
State Drivers License
State Identification w/picture
U. S. Passport
Birth Certificate (Must be 18 or older)
You must provide TWO of the following forms of identification:
Voter registration card (issued within the past 90 days)
Bank statement (issued within the past 60 days)
Work identification card w/photo
School identification w/photo
Registration of Domestic Partnership Affidavit: $25.00 (cash)
Affidavit of Termination of Registered Domestic Partnership: $15.00 (cash)
Registration and termination forms are available below.