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Hello,

I am trying to create a checklist that I will spoon feed to my fiancee each day.

Anyone who can, please look over this checklist, see if it is complete, if it is correct and if there are duplicate items that should be removed and let me know.

The checklist is below...

Thanks so much,

notmuch88tosay

[CR-1 Checklist For My Fiancee]:

* We need to find out which “Hukuo city”, “County Seat” and “Marriage Office” we will need to use when we get married. Look in your ‘Hukou book’, the address on it, is the "Hukou city". I need to know what your "Hukou city" in your ‘Hukou book’ is.

* We will obtain the "Certificate of Marriageability" at a U.S. Consulate in China. I need for you to call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out which U.S. Consulate or U.S. Embassy we need to go to, based on your unique circumstances.

* The Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju). This is where we go to register our marriage. All marriages in China must be registered with the ‘Chinese Civil Affairs Office’ within the city or town where you are registered.

Every case is unique and specific depending on where you have lived. You need to call the appropriate office for complete details on registering our marriage. ‘Marriage certificates’ are usually issued on the same day the ‘marriage registration’ takes place.

Please find out the address of the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) that we will go to. You call them, tell them where you were born and where you live now and ask for the address of the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) that we will need to go to.

* We will get married either in your Hukuo city or in the "marriage office" that services that city, usually the "County Seat". I need for you to call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out where we are allowed to get married (the ‘County Seat’) based on your unique situation.

* Please find out the address of the ‘Marriage Office’ where your ‘Hukuo’ is registered. You please call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

* I need for you to find out which 'Notary Public Office' we need to use. You call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

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simplify your task

1. ask your wife to find the marriage office and notary public, then familiarize the procedure.

2. you get your single affi..


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* We will obtain the "Certificate of Marriageability" at a U.S. Consulate in China. I need for you to call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out which U.S. Consulate or U.S. Embassy we need to go to, based on your unique circumstances.

The Embassy in Beijing or any of the US Consulates in China will provide this for you. Your fiancee does not need to call the Civil Affairs Office to find out which one since any one of them will provide you with the same document. Whichever one is closest (Embassy or one of the Consulates) is the one you should go to.

Agree with what unlockingsky said regarding marriage office, find out where it is and what the procedures are.


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simplify your task

1. ask your wife to find the marriage office and notary public, then familiarize the procedure.

2. you get your single affi..

Hi -,

Thanks for your reply.

So if I understand you correctly, I just need to ask her the following:

* Please find out the address of the ‘Marriage Office’ where your ‘Hukuo’ is registered. You please call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

* I need for you to find out which 'Notary Public Office' we need to use. You call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

Is that right, I just tell her that?

Please let me know.

notmuch88tosay

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The Embassy in Beijing or any of the US Consulates in China will provide this for you. Your fiancee does not need to call the Civil Affairs Office to find out which one since any one of them will provide you with the same document. Whichever one is closest (Embassy or one of the Consulates) is the one you should go to.

Agree with what unlockingsky said regarding marriage office, find out where it is and what the procedures are.

Hi Ryan H,

Thanks for the info.

Just deleted that item from my list. Great to know we can just go to the closest one.

In regards to 'which marriage office', I do need to have my fiancee tell me which Hukou city is listed in her Hukou book before I can do anything else, correct?

Please let me know,

notmuch88tosay

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Hi -,

Thanks for your reply.

So if I understand you correctly, I just need to ask her the following:

* Please find out the address of the ‘Marriage Office’ where your ‘Hukuo’ is registered. You please call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

* I need for you to find out which 'Notary Public Office' we need to use. You call the Chinese ‘Civil Affairs Office’ (民政局 Min Zheng Ju) to find out.

Is that right, I just tell her that?

Please let me know.

notmuch88tosay

She needs to ask, in person, at the marriage office, WHICH Translation Office (English to Chinese) that they will accept a translation from, as the Affadavit of Marriageability (issued by the US Embassy or US Consulate) has to be translated into Chinese by an 'official' translation office. Only the marriage office personnel know which office they accept these translations from.

As to 'using a telephone' ? I suggest is waste of time. Get into the hukuo city, and inquire.

But - first things first - get to a US Embassy or Consulate (because you made an appointment online) and get the Affadavit of Marriageability. The translation from English to Chinese is the 3rd step.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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after reading the subtitle ..

well, if you are exchanging 'proper steps' for coitus, I feel really bad for her.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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She needs to ask, in person, at the marriage office, WHICH Translation Office (English to Chinese) that they will accept a translation from, as the Affadavit of Marriageability (issued by the US Embassy or US Consulate) has to be translated into Chinese by an 'official' translation office. Only the marriage office personnel know which office they accept these translations from.

As to 'using a telephone' ? I suggest is waste of time. Get into the hukuo city, and inquire.

But - first things first - get to a US Embassy or Consulate (because you made an appointment online) and get the Affadavit of Marriageability. The translation from English to Chinese is the 3rd step.

Hi Darnell,

Thanks for the info, I appreciate it.

So how will I know which Marriage Office we need to go to? I need an address as a target for the Chinese taxi, train, hangglider or spaceship to point at.

Please let me know,

notmuch88tosay

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after reading the subtitle ..

well, if you are exchanging 'proper steps' for coitus, I feel really bad for her.

and that's been fixed now.


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