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The cost for a certified copy is $20 for the first copy and $5 for each additional copy purchased at the same time.
No personal checks are accepted. Cash or money orders addressed to City of Trenton are acceptable.
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You can request a copy of a domestic partnership certificate in person or by mail. If you request a copy of the domestic partnership certificate in person, you will receive a certified copy at that time. All certified copies contain the official stamp of the city of Trenton. The person requesting a domestic partnership certificate will need valid photo identification.
Proof of relationship to the person named on the record is required. The following persons are authorized to obtain a certified copy of a record:
You can authorize another person to obtain a copy of the domestic partnership certificate on your behalf. The applicant must provide a notarized letter that includes the names of the individuals named on the record, the couple’s date and place of the domestic partnership.
Include the name of the person authorized to obtain a copy of the record. The person authorized to receive the domestic partnership certificate will be required to submit a valid form of identification.
Apply in person or send your written request to our office at City Hall. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office closes for lunch from 1 to 2 p.m.
If you send your application by mail, please provide the following information or print a copy of the application (PDF) to request a certificate and complete the Domestic Partnership section:
Please call us at 609-989-3236 if you need to speak to a representative.