City of Sapporo > Sexual Minority Partnership Oath System Newly Established on June 6

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Update:May 12, 2017

Sexual Minority Partnership Oath System Newly Established on June 6

A system will be implemented in which sexual minorities will swear an oath to the Mayor that they will walk together in life.

Although it doesn’t ensure legal rights and obligations, in the future, it will be easier to explain a couple’s relationship for real estate contracts and at hospitals, etc.

Those who meet the following three conditions are eligible:

①Over 20 years of age

②living in the city or has plans to move in

③has no other ties to a spouse or partnership

Procedure

Starting from May 18th~call the Gender Equality Division at 011(211)2962 (Japanese only) to inform them of the day you wish to swear the oath

From June 1st (Thurs)~Submit a written oath and receive a receipt.

※Reception open weekdays from 8:45 to 17:45

※3 types of documentation needed for procedures:
    Both parties’①Certified Copy of Resident Registration②document which certifies “single” marital status③personal identification documents containing a photo

Contact

Sapporo City Call Center
011(222)4894