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Divorce 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 we cannot confirm because reference does shut agency in notice that inquiry is necessary for other municipalities and other engines, we keep and treat.
Day when we performed inquiry some other time on open agency day, the following day and became the acceptance retroactively to day when we accepted if we could confirm and submitted notice,
It is "report day" 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

[divorce by consent/agreement] ... option (report day is recognition of divorce day.)

[divorce by judgment of district court ] is less than ten days from day of decision of establishment of ... mediation, settlement, approval of request or umpire, judgment


○Applicant

[divorce by consent/agreement] ... husband and wife

[divorce by judgment of district court ] petitioner of ... mediation, umpire or person of submission of suit (when do not report in notification period, the other party can report, too.)


○Report place

[divorce by consent/agreement] ward office (the municipalities) of the location (the address ground) of permanent address, husband of ... couple or wife

[divorce by judgment of district court ] permanent address of ... couple, ward office (the municipalities) of the location (the address ground) of applicant 


○Necessary thing  

[divorce by consent/agreement]

 ・ Notice :As for the mention example (divorce by consent/agreement), please see this (Portable Document Format 121KB) 

       ※Mention of two witnesses is necessary.

       ※We distribute 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.

 [divorce by judgment of district court ]

 ・ Notice

 ・ Private seal of applicant

 ・ Certified copy of mediation record / settlement record / admission protocol / determination of family court / judgment paper /

 ・ Decision certificate (in the case of umpire, judgment)

 ・ 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.

  ※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.



○He after divorce

  Husband who changed him by the marriage or wife returns to him before the marriage by divorce, but can name him who follows, and is marrying by submitting "notice (2 notices of Census Registration Act Article 77) which names him who called himself in the case of divorce" within three months from day of divorce.


Please see brochure which following Ministry of Justice made when there is minor child

  When "couple gets a divorce" [Portable Document Format 1,259KB]; "meeting interchange" [Portable Document Format 1,553KB]

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