Domestic Partner & Common Law Marriage

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Forms and Resources
Affidavit of Common Law Marriage (PDF)
Affidavit of Domestic Partnership (PDF)
Affidavit of Domestic Partnership for Merit (PDF)
Affidavit of Termination of Domestic Partnership (PDF)
Affidavit of Termination of Domestic Partnership for Merit (PDF)
 



Quick Tips
UNI allows coverage for both common law and domestic partners.

Common law spouses must sign a “Common Law Affidavit” and have their signatures notarized.

Domestic partners must sign an “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” that acknowledges certain qualifications are met.
 


Description of Domestic Partner & Common Law Marriage

The University of Northern Iowa allows coverage for both common law and domestic partners. Common law spouses must sign a “Common Law Affidavit” and have their signatures notarized. The common law relationship is a legally recognized and binding relationship.

To be eligible for domestic partner coverage, the employee and the domestic partner must meet the conditions outlined in the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership.” The Affidavit of Domestic Partnership requires a declaration of domestic partnership along with certain acknowledgements and affirmations before eligibility is determined.

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Date Updated:May 4, 2010