To end a civil partnership, you first need to fill in a dissolution petition.
You must include your:
- full name and address
- civil partner’s full name and address
- civil partnership certificate - the original certificate or a copy from a register office
Include the names and dates of birth of any children (no matter how old they are).
Pay the court fee
You will have to pay a £550 court fee to file the dissolution petition.
You may be able to get help with court fees if you’re on benefits or a low income.
Send the forms
Once you have filled in the forms:
- send 2 copies to the court
- keep copies for yourself
Where to send the forms
Send the forms to your nearest court dealing with civil partnership dissolution.