Documents necessary when reporting your Japanese Marriage Certificate at the IPAC Office (United States Marines + Navy) or MPF DEERS (Air Force + Army) in Okinawa, Japan. If you have married to a Local National (Japanese Nationality) on Okinawa, here …

Documents necessary when reporting your Japanese Marriage Certificate at the IPAC Office (United States Marines + Navy) or MPF DEERS (Air Force + Army) in Okinawa, Japan. Read more »

One of the documents you may be required to submit when travelling or moving to a foreign country (especially the US) is a document proving your vaccination records. Japanese citizens can prove their vaccination records in one of two ways: …

Vaccine Certificate / Mother’s Book Read more »

Lawyer / Attorney (Bengoshi) Lawyer license is a national qualification certified by the Ministry of Justice. A lawyer or an attorney is a professional who has sophisticated knowledge of laws and can protect a person’s rights and interests. Although lawyers …

Lawyers and Attorneys in Japan: Types of Qualifications and Scope of Service Read more »

In Japan, same sex marriage is yet to be achieved due to its laws. Some cities in Japan have adopted “partnership system.” Although such partnership is not recognized as legal marriage and the city office cannot issue the couple with …

Same sex marriage in Japan Read more »

Yes, you (US citizen) and your fiancé (Thailand citizen) can get married in Okinawa, Japan without the physical presence of your Thailand fiancé in Okinawa. Okinawa Translator can help you with your proxy marriage at a specific city office here …

US to Thailand Proxy Marriage in Okinawa (during these no international travel times) Read more »