Getting Married in Japan

JapanJapan is a fascinating country of contrasts – engaging culture & futuristic cities combined with ancient culture & stunning natural landscapes.

From the white sandy beaches of Okinawa, the hot springs of Hakone to the big excitement of Tokyo, each region of Japan has something special to offer. Japanese law states that all weddings must take place at a local ward or city office.

The couple must give notice to this office of their intent beforehand. Any additional services at church or temple can be performed after the civil wedding.

For any wedding in Japan it is wise to contact the Japanese embassy in your own country & your consulate or embassy in Japan. All documents must be translated into Japanese.

There are hotels & companies that offer weddings in Japan & can help with all legal requirements making the procedure much simpler.

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