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Registering a Birth

The birth of a child must be registered at the city office or a local administration office in the area where your child is born within 14 days of his or her birth by either parent. Also you are required to report it within 60 days of his/her birth to the Foreign Resident Registration at the city office where he/she lives.

Documents required

birth certificate issued by the attending doctor or midwife (If you have a Mother and Child Health Handbook, please bring it with you)

After registration of the birth at the city office, you should report it to the embassy or local consulate of your country. Nationality of the child depends on his/her parents' nationality.


Okayama City
Address:1-1-1Daiku Kita-ku Okayama-shi Okayama 700-8544[map