Author: okinawatranslator
David Higgins is a full time Japanese/English translation company owner located in Okinawa, Japan. David, his wife Hazuki and four employees and various freelancers of other languages run Okinawa Translator. They specialize in translation of all kinds of documents, technical manuals and on site interpreting for instructional safety classes with the military to family reunions. They have expanded their business all over Japan and overseas to serve customers in any location.

This couple wanted to have their marriage certificate in our original display version style but also in the Japanese language, so we made this for them.

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If you are currently in Okinawa, planning on coming soon, or in another country and want to have a legal procedure completed on Okinawa, this is a guide to help you. In most cases, you most likely don’t need help …

Choosing a lawyer for any type of legal services in Okinawa. Read More »

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The Philippine Consulate in Okinawa has recently closed for good. They will not reopen at a later date – the reason that the Consulate has closed is because the contract for the Consulate has expired. I am not exactly sure …

Philippine Consulate Okinawa Closed Forever. Read More »

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US passport holders, married in Japan, and reports of marriage that were submitted to the US Consulate or Embassy in Japan before November 9th, 1989 the record of your Certificate of Witness of Marriage Abroad is not on file at …

US passport holders married before November 9th, 1989 with a Japanese marriage certificate. Read More »

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Among many Chinese traditions that have been introduced to Japan, it is said that “the origin of certificates” was introduced by China. The symbol of “Chinese Phoenixes” were used on ornamental frames for official letters and honorable mentions for personnel …

The meaning and origins of the design on your Japanese Marriage Certificate. Read More »

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Hi, I’m David Higgins and I’m a legal translator in Japan. Okinawa Translator has been operational since 2012 and we specialize our translation and interpreting skills on legal marriages anywhere in Japan. We are a home-based business with my wife …

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Hi, I’m David Higgins, a legal translator in Okinawa, Japan and I am going to explain how to get married in Japan for people who are Malaysian Passport Holders. Getting married in Japan requires legal paper work only. Any celebration, …

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At Okinawa Translator we assist customers with authenticating their documents at the Portuguese Embassy and Consulates in Japan. We can also reissue that official document prior to having it authenticated by the Portugal Embassy or Consulate in Japan. In addition, …

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Hazuki and I would like to thank all the people writing positive reviews for our business and for everyone using our services over the years, it means a lot to us. We appreciate it all and are very thankful! 🙏>>>>>> …

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Okinawa Translator offers translation services for Nepali Passport Holders living in Japan. We specialize in: Helping Nepali clients get married at the Japanese City Office Translation of legal documents Do I have to be located in Okinawa? No, we offer …

Helping Nepal Citizens Living in Japan with Translation Services. Read More »

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