Birth, death and marriage abroad

Includes how to get married, list of funeral directors and how to register a birth abroad.

  1. Affidavit/Affirmation of Marital Status - Japan

    Affidavit (religious) and Affirmation (non-religious) of Marital Status forms for marriage under local law in Japan

  2. Bereavement guide for Japan

    Information to help you deal with practical arrangements following the death of a British national in Japan.

  3. Getting married abroad

    Requirements, paperwork and processes for weddings and civil partnerships overseas - registration, restrictions, fees

  4. Japan - Child Abduction

    Information on legal issues relating to parental child abduction

  5. Register a birth abroad

    Parents must register the birth in the country where the child was born - find out if you can also register the birth in the UK

  6. Surrogacy overseas

    Information for British nationals who are considering entering into surrogacy arrangements in foreign countries.

  7. What to do after someone dies

    The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad

  8. What to do when someone dies: step by step

    Check what to do after a death - how to register the death, notify government departments and manage financial issues.