Weddings in Japan

How & where to get married

Japan is a fascinating country of contrasts - engaging culture & futuristic cities combined with ancient culture & stunning natural landscapes...

What could be a more unique experience than getting married in Japan?

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Top reasons to get married in Japan

Why choose Japan for your wedding?

  • Culture
    What could be more fascinating than a wedding in Japan?
  • Locations
    From the white sandy beaches of Okinawa, the hot springs of Hakone to the big excitement of Tokyo.
  • Legally simple
    Getting married in Japan is fairly easy, at least paperwork-wise. You both fill out a form, sign it and hand it in (you don't even both need to be there!)
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From the white sandy beaches of Okinawa, the hot springs of Hakone to the big excitement of Tokyo, each region of Japan has something special to offer.

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Japanese law states that all weddings must take place at a local ward or city office. The couple must give notice to this office of their intent beforehand.

Any additional services at church or temple can be performed after the civil wedding.

For any wedding in Japan it is wise to contact the Japanese embassy in your own country & your consulate or embassy in Japan. All documents must be translated into Japanese.

There are hotels & companies that offer weddings in Japan and can help with all legal requirements making the procedure much simpler. You can get married in Japan and your Japanese wedding will be legal when you return home.

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  • Getting married in Japan is fascinating experience & worth all the complications...- Rene & Jin, wed in Japan