Civil partnerships

Civil partnerships
A statutory civil partnership registration scheme for same-sex couples was set up under the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010.

How civil partnership changes your legal status
Civil partnership gives rise to various legal consequences and can affect your entitlements and obligations.

Taxation of married people and civil partners
There are three ways in which you can be taxed as a married person. Find out about the different options.
This document is in: Income tax

Civil partnership and inheritance
Describes the issues relating to inheritance in civil partnerships.

Residence rights of family members
People who live in Ireland can apply to have for their family to live with them.
This document is in: Rights of residence in Ireland

Nullity of civil partnership
Nullity of civil partnership means that a court has declared that no valid civil partnership exists between youa and your partner. Find out more.