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Fill in a register a civil partnership application form

Use this application form to register your relationship as a civil partnership without a declaration ceremony.

You need to be 18 or older and at least 1 partner must live in Queensland. Neither partner can be married or already in a civil partnership (or registered relationship).

It will take you about 15 minutes to complete this application form.

  1. Answer the questions.
  2. Download and print the completed application form.
  3. Visit a Justice of the Peace with your partner. Take your proof of ID and supporting documents to have them certified and to complete the statutory declaration section of the application form.
  4. Submit the application form by post to Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, PO Box 15188, CITY EAST QLD 4002.

There is no fee to register your civil partnership.

  1. Can I register my relationship as a civil partnership?
    1. Do you want to have a declaration ceremony? *
    2. Do either you or your partner live in Queensland? * (If you chose 'No' above)
    3. Are either you or your partner already married or in a civil partnership (formerly called registered relationship)? (If you chose 'Yes' above)
    4. Do you have all the proof you need for identification? View the proof of ID you will need to provide (If you chose 'No' above)
  2. Fill in your application form Fill in the application form before downloading and printing it.

    Remember, the information you give will appear on your civil partnership certificate.

    1. Partner 1 details
      1. Place of birth
        1. *
        2. *
      2. Sex *
      3. Name
      4. Do you live in Queensland? *
      5. If yes, attach at least 1 certified document from the list of home address evidence of the proof of ID, showing your current home address in Queensland.

      6. I confirm that I am: *
      7. Relationship status * Select one which best describes your status before this current relationship.
      8. You may be asked to provide evidence that your marriage or civil partnership (formerly called registered relationship) has ended.

      9. Home address
        1. *
          1. *
          2. *
          3. *
      10. Is your postal address different to your home address? *
      11. (If you chose 'Yes' above)
        1. Partner 1's postal address
      12. Partner 1 parents' details
      13. Remember, the information you give for your parents will appear on your civil partnership certificate.

      14. Mother's name
      15. Father's (or registered parent's) name
    2. Partner 2 details
      1. Place of birth
        1. *
        2. *
      2. Sex *
      3. Name
      4. Do you live in Queensland? *
      5. If yes, attach at least 1 certified document from the list of home address evidence of the proof of ID, showing your current home address in Queensland.

      6. I confirm that I am: *
      7. Relationship status * Select one which best describes your status before this current relationship.
      8. You may be asked to provide evidence that your marriage or civil partnership (formerly called registered relationship) has ended.

      9. Home address
        1. *
          1. *
          2. *
          3. *
      10. Is your postal address different to your home address? *
      11. (If you chose 'Yes' above)
        1. Partner 2's postal address
      12. Partner 2 parents' details
      13. Remember, the information you give for your parents will appear on your civil partnership certificate.

      14. Mother's name
      15. Father's (or registered parent's) name
    3. Before I return the application form *
    4. Your application form is almost ready to be downloaded and printed

      Please take the time to look over the details you have provided.

You do not need to use this form

You can choose to enter a civil partnership with a ceremony.

You are not eligible

We cannot register a civil partnership in Queensland unless you or your partner live in the state.

You are not eligible

We cannot register your relationship as a civil partnership if you are already married or in a civil partnership (formerly called registered relationship).

You need to prove your identity

We cannot register your relationship as a civil partnership unless you can prove your identity.

Online: Our general enquiry form.

By phone: Local call* 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

International +61 7 3328 4811 (+10 hours UTC)

(Phone lines are open Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm)

*Costs may be higher from mobile phones and interstate.

Privacy notice
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is collecting your personal information for the purpose of processing your application to register a civil partnership under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 and the Civil Partnerships Act 2011. The information on this form may be provided to law enforcement agencies and to government and non-government agencies for verification of the data. Access to this information or a certificate may be granted to any person who has adequate reason to obtain it, or who meets the requirements of the access policy.