Korean to English Translation of Marriage Certificate by Professional Translators
Translate your Korean marriage license to English and have it certified to meet requirements of the USCIS
You need "certified" English translation of your marriage certificate to submit it to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, formerly, Immigration and Naturalization Service – INS) for your Green Card (permanent resident visa), American citizenship, passport, and other applications.
Korean to English translation by a third-party, independent professional translation service
Your marriage certificate is important document in applying for your Green Card, U.S. citizenship, or American passport.
Contents of marriage licenses
Marriage in South Korea is a civil procedure. Religious ceremony is not accepted as legal marriage.
A typical South Korean Report and Certificate of Marriage contains spouse’s (husband of wife) first, middle, and last name, maiden name of woman, and spouse’s father’s and mother’s name, name of issuing agency and place of registration, name and title of signing officer.
Who issues marriage certificates in Korea?
Korean Family Census Register (Hojuk Dungbon) keeps all records of births, deaths, and marriages. Korean identification card (Jumin Deungnok Jeung) is required to get married in South Korea.
Divorce decree from a family court is required if one of the spouses has been married and divorced in the past. For instance, family registry attested copy was issued by the Head of Chong-ro District, Metropolitan City of Seoul.
You need “certified translation” of your marriage certificate in hard copy
USCIS, National Visa Center (NVC), U.S. Passport Office, and many other public and private organizations require “certified translation” of your certificate of marriage by a third-party, independent translation service in original format. Photocopies or electronic copies are not accepted.
You will receive “Certification by Translator” document printed on our corporate letterhead with our authorized signature, raised (embossed) corporate seal and stamps with a statement as required by the USCIS, NVC, U.S. Passport Agency, and other organizations.