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Choose the kind of ceremony you want then follow the step-by-step guide.
Before you get a civil union, you need to apply for a licence. A licence confirms it’s legal for you to have a civil union. It costs $150.
A civil union certificate is an official record of a civil union.
It’s easiest to order a civil union certificate online. You can also order by phone, post, or in person.
You can change your civil union to a marriage (or your marriage to a civil union) without dissolving your current relationship. You need to complete a form and hold another marriage or civil union ceremony.