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marriage registration form

Final update date July 17, 2020

Marriage is established by submitting and receiving a marriage registration form by establishing a legal marital relationship based on an agreement between the parties. Here, we explain the procedures for Japanese to establish a marriage in a ward, municipal office in Japan. Regarding reports of marriages concluded in marriage registration form with foreign nationals are subject to different documents to be attached depending on the nationality of the marriage partner and the country of marriage. For more information, see "Marriage Report with Foreign Nationals" or "When Marriage Overseas".

Person who can report (application)

a husband and a wife

Reception desk

Where to report

Ward office (municipalities) of "Home address" or "Location (Address's "Home address" or "Location" of the husband and wife

Yokohama-shi window

[Each ward office Family Registry Division]
From Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
2nd and 4th Saturday from 9am to noon
※Closed on Sundays, national holidays and New Year's holidays.

[Each ward office night / holiday reception desk]
Outside of reception hours at Family Registry Division office hours, such as nights and holidays, are accepted by night shift staff.
During this time, you will not be able to check the contents immediately after the reception, so it will be treated as custody.
The staff in charge of family registerfamily register will confirm the contents after the next open agency day, and if there is no defect, it will be accepted as far back as the reception date, and the date of submitting the notification will be the "report date" described in the city.

※Issuance of various certificates received at night and on holidays

The type of certificate required (resident certificate, each notification receipt certificate, all family register all matters certificate) and Address atpermanent domicile can issue the certificate after the notification is received It depends on the location (whether it is in Yokohama or outside Yokohama).
In addition, it may take a few days to issue if it is reported on a day when there are many reports of family register notifications to be issued.
When you want to confirm concrete number of days, please refer to ward office Family Registry Division to confirm concrete number of days.

Reception period (submission time)

Optional (The notification date is the date of marriage establishment)

What you need

※When change of Mr. occurs when report place and Address land, and when change of Mr. occurs, please bring card as we correct face matter of my number card, resident registry card.

Procedure

Please bring the above "necessary items" to the reception desk.

Expenses (fees)

Free

Notification of marriage with foreign nationals

In addition to a marriage registration form and a certificate of all matters in family register of Japanese people (not required if your notification address is your permanent address), a "document or passport certifying nationality" and "certificate to contract marriage City) Is required. If the certificate is in a foreign language, it is necessary to attach a Japanese translation that clarifies the translator.
For details, please refer to "family register on International Marriage, Birth Overseas, etc. (External Site) can be found on the Ministry of Justice Civil Affairs Bureau's website.
"birth certificate and Statement of application, etc., in addition to "Documents or Passports Proving Nationality" certificate to contract marriage. May be required. Please provide details when making inquiries by phone or other means.

When married overseas

Even if you are married abroad, you will need to complete a procedure to record its contents in family register.
A copy of a marriage certificate issued byfamily register, a marriage has been completed in a foreign manner, a Japanese translation that clarifies the translator, and a marriage notification (signature of the marriage partner and witness are not required) ) And a certificate of all matters of the Japanese (not required if the notification address is your permanent address). For details, please refer to "family register on International Marriage, Birth Overseas, etc. (External Site) can be found on the Ministry of Justice Civil Affairs Bureau's website.
The contents described on a foreign marriage certificate vary by country of marriage, such as a married couple's name and date of birth, as well as a Address and place of birth, depending on the country of marriage. In Yokohama City, as the contents of the marriage certificate between Japanese and foreign nationals, if there is no description of (1) name (2) date of birth (3) gender (4) nationality of foreign nationals, We have submitted a document certifying nationality (or passport), a birth registration certificate, and a Japanese translation that clarifies the translator. If you have any questions about your submission documents, please contact your ward office Family Registry Division.

Notes

If you are unable to confirm a notification that requires inquiries to other municipalities or other organizations because the contact is closed, it will be treated as custody.
We make inquiries againfamily register will make a new inquiry on the next open agency day, and if it can be confirmed, it will be accepted as far back as the date of receipt, and the date of submission of the notification will be the "report date".

List of counters at each ward office Family Registry Division list

List of Family Registry Division section list of each ward office
Ward Office Namewindowtelephonefax
Aoba Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionAoba Ward Office 2F 21st floor045-978-2225045-978-2418
Asahi Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division12th floor, 1st floor, Asahi Ward045-954-60311045-955-4411
Izumi Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division2nd floor, Izumi Ward 2nd floor 201st045-800-2341045-800-2508
Isogo Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionIsogo Ward City Hall 2F 6th floor045-750-2341045-750-2535
Kanagawa Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division107th floor, Kanagawa Ward 1F 107045-411-7031045-324-3586
Kanazawa Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division205th floor, 2nd floor, Kanazawa Ward045-788-7731045-70-5234
Konan Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionKonan Ward City Hall 2F 20th045-847-8331045-841-1281
Kohoku Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionKohoku Ward Hall 2F 24th floor045-540-2250045-540-2260
Sakae Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionSakae Ward City Hall Main Building 1F 11th floor045-894-8340045-894-3413
Seya Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionSeya Ward Office 2F 23rd floor045-367-5641045-362-1488
Tsuzuki Ward   Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTsuzuki Ward   City Hall, 2nd floor045-948-2251045-948-2259
Tsurumi Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTsurumi Ward City Hall 2F 4th floor045-510-1700045-510-1893
Totsuka Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTotsuka Ward City Hall 2F 4th floor045-866-8331045-862-0657
Naka Ward Office-Family Registry DivisionNaka Ward Office Main Building 2F045-224-8291045-224-8289
Nishi Ward Office-Family Registry DivisionNishi Ward Office 1st floor, 6th045-320-8331045-324-5855
Hodogaya Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionHodogaya Ward City Hall Main Building 1F 1st floor045-334-6231045-35-6781
Midori Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionMidori Ward Hall 2F 24th floor045-930-2247045-930-2255
Minami Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionMinami Ward City Hall 2F 11th floor045-341-11115045-341-123

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