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American Citizen Services

Marriage

Congratulations!

If you are an American planning to marry in Japan, the process is straightforward. With some planning, most people can complete all the things needed to get married in less than one day.

Servicemen and women may have additional steps to take to marry in Japan; contact your unit personnel officer or chain of command. Your partner may also have additional steps to take depending on his/her nationality; contact the appropriate foreign embassy.

Please make a choice to begin: