市政情報

Divorce Registration (When you are getting a divorce)

When will the registration become valid?

The divorce will become effective on the day the notification is submitted.

 

Place of registration

Address of husband or wife

 

Who can submit the notification?

The husband or wife

 

What is needed to submit the registration?

  • The Divorce Registration (A document sealed and signed by two adults witnessing their marriage.)
  • Official copy of the family register (Only needed if your permanent residence is not Kobayashi-City)
  • Seal of the person submitting the registration

 

 

 When foreign nationals are involved

Foreigners living in Japan are required to registrate their divorce by submitting a Divorce Notification to the Kobayashi-City Hall as well as notify their native country. In case of an amicable divorce (both parties agree on it) the divorce is valid under Japanese law. Whether the divorce is valid in the foreigners home country varies depending on that country's law.

 

Concerning the family name

If you want to keep the name you adopted as your family name at the time of marriage, the respective notification has to be submitted.

 

Until when to submit?

Within three months from the day after the divorce (Can be submitted at the same time as the Divorce Registration).

 

Place of registration

Address of the person submitting the registration, permanent or temporary residence

 

Who can submit the notification?

The person who is getting a divorce but wants to prevent having to readopt his or her former family name.

 

What is needed to submit the notification?

  • The notification form stating that you want to keep your current name
  • Official copy of the family register (Only needed if you are Japanese and your permanent residence is not Kobayashi-City. Must not necessarily be submitted at the same time as the Divorce Registration)
  • Seal of the person submitting the notification

 

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