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Marriage registration form

<handling time at ward office>
■ Reception desk at Family Registry Division Family Registry Section window
From Monday to Friday from 8:45 to 17:00
Second fourth Saturday from 9:00 to 12:00

<instructions in case of report>
When because reference does shut agency in notice that inquiry is necessary for other municipalities and other engines, we cannot confirm,
We become treated like caretaker. We perform inquiry some other time on open agency day, the following day and are the acceptance retroactively to day when we accepted if we can confirm,
It is "report day" when day when we submitted notice is listed in family register.

■ The night, holiday reception counter
Time (the night, reception desk overtime at Family Registry Section window including holiday) except the above
In this time, member of duties of the night duty accepts, but as we cannot confirm contents on the spot, we keep and treat.
The staff in charge of family register confirms contents on open agency day, the following day and is the acceptance retroactively to day when we accepted without defect,
It is "report day" when day when we submitted notice is listed in family register.

 

◎Report, inquiry: Each ward office Family Registry Division


○Notification period

 ・Voluntarily (report day is establishment day of the marriage.)

[when we married by foreign method]

 When foreigner married Japanese fellow or Japanese by foreign method in foreign country, we need report within three months from day of the marriage. 


○Applicant

 ・ Husband and wife

[when we married by foreign method]

 ・ Case ..., husband and wife between Japanese

 ・ In the case of Japanese and foreigner, it is ... Japanese


○Report place

 Ward office (the municipalities) of permanent address of husband or wife or the location (the address ground)

[when we married by foreign method]

 ・ When we submit in foreign territory, we submit to ... government establishment abroad directly or mail to ward office (the municipalities) of permanent address of husband or wife

 ・  When submit in the country; ward office (the municipalities) of permanent address of ... husband or wife or the location (the address ground)


○Necessary thing

 ・ Notice :As for the mention example, please see this (Ministry of Justice homepage /PDF form) 

       ※Mention of two witnesses is necessary.

       ※We hand paper in each city ward office Family Registry Division. In addition, we can have you use paper of other municipalities.

 ・ Private seal of husband and wife 

 ・ When there is not permanent domicile presentation earlier; is copy by all the family register matter certificate (certified copy)

  ※It is not necessary to attach all the family register matter certificate (certified copy) when person with permanent domicile submits to ward office in Yokohama-shi in Yokohama-shi.

 ・ Identity verification document (please see this in detail.) of applicant

  ※When his change occurs in case having the same report place and the address ground, bring card as you revise face of a bill matter of notice card, my number card, resident registry card.

 

[when we married by foreign method]

 ・ Notice

 ・ Private seal of applicant

 ・ Certified copy (please attach translated sentence of 英語.) of marriage paper

 ・ When there is not permanent domicile presentation earlier; is copy by all the family register matter certificate (certified copy)

  ※It is not necessary to attach all the family register matter certificate (certified copy) when person with permanent domicile submits to ward office in Yokohama-shi in Yokohama-shi.

  ※As you may ask case and others that acceptance decision is not possible on the spot for presentation of document depending on contents such as marriage papers, please talk with ward office (the municipalities) of presentation ahead beforehand if possible.


○Mixed marriage

 When foreigner marries by method of Japan, certificate to contract marriage (document proving that we include requirements necessary for the marriage in law of the domicile), birth certificate which ambassador, minister, consul of own country issue are necessary, but vary in documents which are necessary by country.

 In addition, please talk with ward office (the municipalities) of presentation ahead beforehand when you marry foreigner by method of Japan as acceptance decision may not be possible on the spot.

 [reference] Family register Q&A (page of Ministry of Justice) about birth in mixed marriage, foreign countries


 

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