It is established by by founding legal couple relations, submitting the marriage notice, and being accepted by agreement between men and women who are the person concerned with the marriage. Here, we explain procedure when Japanese let the marriage establish in words and cities municipalities in Japan. Documents having you attach about report of marriage registration form with the foreign family register and the marriage established abroad by nationality and the marriage establishment country of the marriage partner are different. For more details, please see following "marriage reports with the foreign family register" or when "we marry abroad".
People, people who can do it who make report (application)
Person who becomes people and wife becoming husband
Ward office (the municipalities) of "permanent address" of person becoming people and wife becoming husband or "the location" (Address place)
[each ward office Family Registry Division]
Until Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
From second fourth Saturday 9:00 a.m. to noon
※It is rest agency for Sundays and holidays, New Year holidays.
[each ward office night, holiday reception counter]
Member of duties of the night duty accepts reception desk overtime at Family Registry Division window including holiday by night.
As we cannot confirm contents right after reception desk in this time, we keep and treat.
The staff in charge of family register confirms contents after open, the following day agency day, and it is the acceptance without defect retroactively to acceptance day, and it is on "report day" when day when we submitted notice is listed in family register.
※About issuance time of various proof of notice which we took by night on holidays
It is different by place (or that it is in Yokohama-shi is the Yokohama suburb) of Address at the time of type (resident certificate, each notice acceptance certificate, all the family register matter certificate) and report of required certificate or permanent domicile after report when you can issue certificate after report was accepted.
In addition, the days may hang before issuance when family register reports including singularity (February 14, July 7) such as long holidays are reported on many days.
When the concrete days want to be confirmed, please refer to ward office Family Registry Division reported over telephones.
Reception desk period (submission time)
Voluntarily (report day becomes establishment day of the marriage.)
※When his change occurs in case having the same report place and Address place, bring card as you revise face of a bill matter of my number card, resident registry card.
Please bring "the necessary thing" mentioned above to reception counter.
The marriage report with the foreign family register
Other than all the marriage notice and the family register matter certificate (in the case of permanent address, we do not need report) of Japanese person, "document proving nationality or passport" of the foreign family register and "certificate to contract marriage" are necessary. When certificate is made in foreign language, we need attachment of Japanese translated text which clarified translator.
For details, we can confirm homepage of Ministry of Justice Civil Affairs Bureau by "family register Q&A (the outside site) about mixed marriage, birth in foreign countries".
Other than "document proving nationality or passport" and "certificate to contract marriage", documents such as "birth certificate" or "sarujutsusho" may be necessary whether you live in nationality and Japan of married, or you live in own country. When inquiry is done over telephones, tell about the details.
When we marry abroad, procedure is necessary for family register to record the content.
Please offer all the family register matter certificate (in the case of permanent address, you do not need report) of Japanese translated text which clarified "the marriage paper certified copy which government official of the marriage establishment country issued" and translator proving that the marriage was established by method, the marriage notice (you do not need signature of marriage partner and mention of witness) and Japanese foreign country. For details, we can confirm homepage of Ministry of Justice Civil Affairs Bureau by "family register Q&A (the outside site) about mixed marriage, birth in foreign countries".
Content listed in the foreign marriage paper varies according to Address and the marriage establishment countries including birth place each other than full name and the date of birth of couple. When there is not either mention of (3) sex (4) nationality, we have you submit document (or passport) and birth registration certificate proving nationality and Japanese translated text which clarified translator as content of the marriage paper with the Japanese and foreign family register in Yokohama-shi on the (1) full name (2) date of birth of the foreign family register. Please refer to ward office Family Registry Division of submission if you have any questions with submission documents.
When we cannot confirm as reference is doing shut agency in notice that inquiry is necessary for other municipalities and other engines, we keep and treat.
We perform inquiry some other time, and it is open, the following day agency sunlight the acceptance retroactively to day when we accepted if we can confirm, and it is on "report day" when day when we submitted notice is listed in family register.
List of windows of each ward office Family Registry Division