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The family registry system is a record of births, deaths, marriages and other information.
In accordance of the family registration law, foreign national residents must notify city hall or town hall of any  births, deaths, and marriages.

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2-1 Birth registration
(1) Apply within 14 days after the birth (within 3 months after the birth, if a child of Japanese spouse was born outside of Japan).
(2) Applicant shall be either father or mother.
(3) Applicant shall apply to birthplace, present address of applicant, or permanent address of spouse of Japanese national.
(4) Required items to be submitted are:
  (A)Birth Registration Form with Birth certificate  (with  Japanese translation , if  the certificate is in foreign language)
  (B)Passport of parents, if they are foreign nationals
  (C)Your resident card or special permanent resident ceritificate
  (D)Marriage Certificate with Japanese translation attached is required, if both parents are foreign nationals.
  (E)Maternal and child health handbook
  (F)National health insurance certificate (those enrolling)
  (G)Seal of applicant (if applicant is Japanese national)

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2-2 Notification of death
 Notification of death shall be made as follows
(1) Apply within 7 days after the person was confirmed to be dead.
(2) Applicant shall be the family member, those who live together, land owner, caretaker, conservator, or legal guardian such as guardian ad litem.
(3) Office to be applied is city, ward, town or village where dead person lived or applicant lives
(4) Required items to be submitted are:
  (A)Death Registration Form with Death certificate
  (B)The resident card or the special permanent resident certificate (of dead person and applicant)
  (C)Passport (of dead person and applicant) 

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2-3 Marriage registration
  The following items are required for marriage registration
(1jMarriage registration form (signatures of both parties,  signatures and/or seals of two adult witnesses are required)
(2) Certificate of marriage requirements (issued by a foreign spousefs home government, local government or other authorized person, such as foreign diplomatic offices in Japan) (with Japanese translation)
(3) Passport with Japanese translation attached
(4) The resident card or the special permanent resident certificate
(5) Seal of Japanese spouse
(6) Family registry of Japanese spouse (if he or she registers in his or her legal domicile, it is not required)
(7) Identification document (driver's license, passport, etc. )
(8)Parental consent form for minor

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2-4 Divorce registration
 The following items are required for divorce registration.
(1) Divorce registration form (signatures of both parties,  signatures and/or seals of two adult witnesses are required).
(2) Family registry of Japanese spouse
(3) Passport (with Japanese translation)
(4) A certified copy of resident registration of Japanese spouse (a certified copy of foreign spouse listing status of residence and period of stay, if Japanese spouse is outside of Japan )
(5)
Identification document (driver's license, passport, etc. )

¦ If both parties are not Japanese, contact their embassies or consulates
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œFujimi-shi Shimin-ka Koseki-kakariFtel.049-251-2711
œFujimino-shi Shimin-ka Koseki-kakari Ftel.049-262-9019
œMiyoshi-machi Jyumin-ka Jyumin-tantoFtel.049-258-0019


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2-5 Naturalization
  To acquire Japanese nationality, you must obtain permission from the Minister of Justice. Then you must notify the city hall.
  The folllowing documents are required to naturalization registration.
(1)Naturalization registration form (if you have a Japanese spouse, his/her signature or seal is required.)
(2) Your identification card ( issued by District Legal Affairs Bureau)
(3) Family registry of Japanese spouse (if he or she registers in his or her legal domicile, it is not required)..
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œSaitama District Legal Affairs Bureau Koseki-ka
Ftel.048-851-1000

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