After a monthlong "cooling-off" period, a woman surnamed Li, from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, obtained her divorce certificate at the end of April.
China will allow out-of-towners to register for marriage or file for divorce starting in June in a number of provinces, municipalities and provincial capitals, Ministry of Civil Affairs officials said Wednesday.
The divorce appointment system in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, is being abused by couples who don't show up at the scheduled time, civil affairs authority in the city said.
Marriage between Chinese citizens and foreigners refers to marriage between Chinese citizens and foreign nationals, including Chinese holding foreign nationality, foreign nationals and stateless persons residing in China.
Four small wooden boats decorated with red and purple silk belts, floral ornaments and Chinese characters known as shuang xi (which signify "double good luck" and areoften used at weddings) glided along the river.
Here is the information of marriage registration authority.
A marriage in China between a foreigner and a Chinese citizen or between two foreigners is considered a "foreign-related marriage". All cases of divorce in China concerning a foreign-related marriage must be filed with the court.
To apply for marriage registration in China, partners of the contemplated marriage should prepare the relevant certificates and go to the local Bureau of Civil Affairs.