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How are marriages between R.O.C. citizens and foreigners registered?

  1. Application Process:
    1. Those married in Taiwan
    2. Both parties shall apply for registration in person any household registration office.
  1. Those married abroad:
    1. The party concerned must apply for registration at any household registration office.
    2. Where the applicant is not able to apply in person, he/she may appoint an agent by power of attorney (power of attorney established abroad must be translated into Chinese and notarized by ROC embassy/ consulate /representative office)
    3. Applicants may request in person for ROC embassy/consulate/ representative office to forward their marriage registration application
  1. Required Documents:
    1. Those married in the ROC:
      1. The household certificate of the party with household registration in Taiwan, ROC ID card and seal (signature).
      2. Marriage Agreement (bearing signatures of two witnesses)
      3. Chinese name declaration.
      4. Identification Cards of foreign spouses and marital status certificates with Chinese translation and certified by R.O.C. foreign missions.
    2. Those married abroad:
      1. If the party concerned apply for registration at household registration office.
      2. The household certificate of the party with household registration in Taiwan, ROC ID card and seal.
     
    1. Required Documents:
      1. Those married in the ROC:
        1. The household certificate of the party with household registration in Taiwan, ROC ID card and seal (signature).
        2. Marriage Agreement (bearing signatures of two witnesses)
        3. Chinese name declaration.
        4. Identification Cards of foreign spouses and marital status certificates with Chinese translation and certified by R.O.C. foreign missions.
      2. Those married abroad:
        1. If the party concerned apply for registration at household registration office.
        2. The household certificate of the party with household registration in Taiwan, ROC ID card and seal.