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Taipei City Goverment

Civil Affairs

FAQ

How does the R.O.C. citizen apply for his/her marriage registration in Taiwan?

1、    Legal applicants: the two concerned parties(must apply in person)

2、    Required documents: household certificates & ID Cards of two concerned parties, seals, marriage contract, and one photograph.

How does the R.O.C. citizen apply for his/her marriage registration (one of the parties concerned is a foreigned)?

1、    Applicants marrying in the R.O.C.: 1) marriage contract; 2) Passport of foreign spouses and marital status certificates with Chinese translation and certified (inspected) by R.O.C. foreign missions; 3) household certificate; 4) R.O.C. ID Cards and seals; 5) one photograph; 6) the foreign spouse is to submit his/ her Chinese name declaration certified.7) the two concerned parties must apply in person.

2、    Applicants marrying abroad: 1) wedding certificates with Chinese translation and certified (inspected) by R.O.C. foreign missions; 2) household certificate; 3) R.O.C. ID Cards, seals and one photograph; 4) passport of foreign spouses; 5) if the foreign spouses are unable to return to the R.O.C. with their R.O.C. spouses, the foreign spouse is to submit his/ her Chinese name declaration certified by R.O.C. foreign missions.

How does the R.O.C. citizen apply for his/her baby’s birth registration?

1、    Legal applicants: biological parents, grandparents, head of the household or legal proxy.

2、    Required documents: Birth Certificate (with the agreement of baby’s surname by parents’ signatures), applicant’s seal, ID Card, Household certificate, Letter of Legal Proxy.

3、    For children born in foreign countries (including Mainland China), applicant must first apply for a Permanent Resident Certificate for the child from the National Immigration Agency, after which application can be made for initial Household.