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I´ve looked through some posts here but couldn´t really find the answers I needed. Here´s my situation: My fiancee (Belgian) and I (German) originally wanted to get married after we return to Europe, but as that´s still a few years off we decided to get married here. We know that the marriage won´t be legal in European countries (or at least we assume so), but we´re doing this for ourselves.
So, what do we need to make this happen? I gather we need a certificate showing that we´re still single, our passports, and ...? Note that we just want to get married, no VISA or ARC issues.
Anyone had this situation? Thanks for your help.
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You can register your marriage at any household registration office. If you're in Taipei, the Da'an office on the corner of Xinsheng and hoping east road has English friendly instruction and it's a fairly hassle-free process.
For documentation, you need the usual passports and ARC and proof that you are single from your home country, which you should be able to get at your country's trade office/defacto embassy (I'm American and got mine through AIT) or from your home country ( I know that Australians for example can get it online). Other than this, you just need two witnesses to sign, pay a modest fee (I think it's 1000nt) and you're considered married in Taiwan.
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Do you know if the certificate to verify you are single needs to be translated into Chinese? Will the marriage licence be in Chinese and English or just Chinese? Do you have to provide your own witnesses for the ceremony?
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for your wife to be - being Belgian as me - things should go like this:
- Marry here - get both original Chinese and translated English marriage certificates.
- Go to Belgian office Taiwan and they will either accept them to register the marriage for the Belgian authorities , or you will need to let it translate in one of the 3 recognized languages in Belgium (do it in German - saves you time ) and then notarized as original ( I think it is vice versa)
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