A national partnership entitles you to many of the same benefits of a married couple, including health insurance. To submit a national partnership in New York, you must complete a sworn statement that you can find online on the city`s author`s website. Then you and your partner must bring the app and your ID cards to the administrator`s office. There you will sign the application, notarize and pay a small fee, usually $50 or less. To learn how to make the most of your national partnership benefits, check out our legal co-author! N.Y. Ins. Act 3204 (a) (McKinney 2000) stipulates, in the relevant section: Note: State laws are always amended by the passage of new laws, decisions in higher courts (including federal decisions), election initiatives and other means. While we strive to provide the latest information available, please contact a lawyer or conduct your own legal research to verify the state laws you are doing. If so, registering national partners is a valuable method of demonstrating the partnership for the following purposes: Note: Your National Partnership Certificate is legal proof of your relationship and appropriate documentation when applying for certain benefits. Any life, accident or sickness insurance or any pension contract delivered or issued in that state for delivery contains the entire contract between the parties and nothing is incorporated in this form by reference to a written statement, unless a copy of it is attached or attached to the policy or contract when it is issued. (Added highlight) Among the rights of national partners is the fact that if we are in love, we think lastly about what would happen if our relationship did not work. But the reality is that marriages and domestic unions don`t necessarily last a lifetime. Is there a better way to strengthen your relationship than to take control of the process at the beginning of your relationship, rather than relying on an expensive and contradictory process at the end? In mediation, with total financial transparency and good faith discussions, led by a caring and neutral professional, the written agreement you establish, which is usually a non-contradictory process for future disputes, allows you to keep the most control over the process, and encourages each party to keep the relationship with “eyes open”, with clarity and confidence , knowing what to expect.