Hu Min|2022-12-12
Marriage registration to be open on holidays in 2023

Lovebirds in the city will be able to tie the knot on some major holidays in 2023, Shanghai's civil affairs authorities announced over the weekend.

Marriage registration centers across the city will remain open on New Year's Day (January 1), May Day (May 1) and the National Day (October 1), according to the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau.

Reservation prior to registration is recommended to avoid peak days and hours, the bureau said.

It can be made on Shanghai's one-stop government affairs service portal (, the Suishenban app, the WeChat account of Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau and the Alipay app.