1. (a) procedure ((for));((go through)) formalities
    • 入学の手続きは今月中に完了しなければならない
    • The entrance procedures must be completed by the end of this month.
    • 正規の手続きを経てこの子を養女にした
    • I followed the prescribed legal procedures and took this child as my adopted daughter.
    • 渡航にはどんな手続きが必要か教えてください
    • Please tell me what steps I must take (in order) to go abroad.
    • その品を輸入するには複雑な手続きがいる
    • You have to go through 「complicated formalities [《口》 a lot of red tape] to import that article.