STEP 1: How to apply for LCCM of Japanese in Japanese Embassy?
May. 11, 2015 (Mon), 454 views
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Kung ang Pinoy ay ikakasal sa isang Japanese national sa Japan, you need to apply for LCCM at Philippine Consulate. Same with this, kung ang Japanese national naman ay ikakasal sa isang Pinoy sa Pinas, you need to apply for LCCM also. Ang LCCM ay kinakailangan kung ang ikakasal ay hindi pareho ng nationality. Kung pareho kayong Pinoy, then Marriage License lang ang kailangan.
One big reason kung bakit hindi nabibigyan ng visa ang isang Pinoy kahit na kasal na sa isang Japanese at meron COE na hawak ay sa kadahilanan na wala silang initial information in Japanese Embassy about their marriage bago pa sila ikasal, at ito ang kahalagahan ng LCCM you will apply.
Ang purpose ng LCCM ay para matiyak ng Japanese Embassy na ang both party na ikakasal, Pinoy at Japanese are both legal and eligible na ikasal, and by applying for this document, hindi nyo lamang mapapatunayan sa Japanese Embassy na you are both eligible to be married, but also this will act as your initial information or registration about your marriage. Dahil dito, magiging madali para sa inyo ang pag-apply ng Japanese Spouse Visa dahil meron ng record ang Japanese Embassy na nagpapatunay na ang inyong kasal ay tunay, hindi peke at walang sabit.
This LCCM is applied in the Japanese Embassy office in Manila or in consular office in Davao or Cebu. The needed documents for this application ay ang mga sumusunod. Make sure na maihanda ito ng inyong Japanese partner bago sya pumunta ng Pinas para mai-apply ninyo.
DOCUMENTS NEEDED FROM JAPANESE PARTNER
1. Koseki Tohon
A certified true copy of Japanese family register is needed. Kailangan na bago at hindi pa lumalagpas ang 3 months after na ito ay makuha sa city hall kung saan nakatira ang inyong Japanese partner.
If the Japanese has a history of divorce, Certified True Copy of Removed Japanese Family Register (Joseki Tohon) and/or Japanese Family register before revision (Kaiseigen Koseki), within 6 months from date of issue is required.
Please be informed that your Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage will state the information of your previous marriage (such as: date of marriage, date of divorce and name of former spouse.) Furthermore, a Divorce Certificate will also be need. Please prepare all the family register (Kaiseigen Koseki or family register before revision, Joseki Tohon or removed family register) that will show the information of the previous marriage.
If you are the head of the family and getting married for the first time, please prepare also the family register that will explain the reason for becoming the head of family.
If Embassy cannot validate the above-stated status, no Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage will be issued.
2. Original and valid Japanese Passport
3. Written consent to marry from the parents/legal guardian of the applicant if he/she is below 20 years old.
NOTE: Japanese males below the age of18 and Japanese females below the age of 16 are not eligible for marriage.
DOCUMENTS NEEDED FROM FILIPINO PARTNER
1. Certified True Copy of Birth Certificate (with original stamp/seal of a true copy, from NSO or Local Civil Registrar)
IF BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS UNREADABLE:
Please also present a valid passport, any valid government issued photo ID (Driver License, Postal ID etc.) or BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE.
NOTE: Filipino nationals below the age of18 are not eligible for marriage.
The Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage will be issued one working day after the date of application. Please make sure to make photocopies of the original certificate as these will be required during the report of marriage.
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