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

(I) Application Process: Those marrying in the R.O.C.: (1)File application through the district Household Registration office of the R.O.C. citizen. (2)Applicants who are unable to apply in person may appoint a representative by power of attorney; that person with power of attorney must be approved by the jurisdictional Household Registration office. Those marrying abroad: (1)File application through the district Household Registration office of the R.O.C. citizen. (2)Applicants who are unable to apply in person may appoint a representative by power of attorney; that person with power of attorney must be approved by the jurisdictional Household Registration office. (3)Applicants who have not yet transferred their household registration abroad may register their marriage in the district of their residency; applicants who have transferred their household registration abroad shall apply first for re-registration to Taiwan before filing application for registration of marriage. (4)Applicants must request, in person, through R.O.C. embassy/consulate/trade office that their marriage registration, application be forwarded to the appropriate district Household Registration office. (II) Required Documents: 1.Those marrying in the R.O.C.: (1)Household register, R.O.C. identification and seal for the R.O.C. citizen. (2)Marriage license. (3)Identification of the foreign spouse which has been reviewed by the R.O.C. embassy/consulate/trade office for verification of single status. Those marrying abroad: (1)If applying through the R.O.C. district Household Registration office: A. Household register, R.O.C. identification and seal for the R.O.C. citizen. B. Original and Chinese translation of marriage license which has been notarized by the R.O.C. embassy/consulate/trade office for verification of single status (2)If applying through the R.O.C. embassy/consulate/trade office: A.Marriage license. B.Documentation of foreign spouse's single status.

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