With a civil partnership, couples of the same sex can be legally
recognised and hold the same rights as married couples concerning
taxes, benefits, pensions, immigration among other matters.
Same-sex couples must firstly contact the registration office to
inform your purpose of declaring the civil partnership. Then the
registration authority publicises notices for 15 days. The General
Register Office has informative instructions on how to register a
For more information, visit: www.direct.gov.uk
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