|Solemnization of marriage|
Requirements for report a marriage
Bring Originals and Four (4) Sets of Photocopies (Please arrange the copies according to the order below)
1.) Report of Marriage Form (form prescribed under FSC75-94) Click here to download form
2.) Authenticated Marriage Contract/ Certificate
3.) Marriage License or Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage
4.) Birth Certificate of Both Parties
5.) Passports of both parties used at the time of marriage
6.) Four (4) recent passport size photos of both parties
Additional requirements for delayed registration of marriage
(photocopy of the passports of the two disinterested persons)
a) For divorced or annulled or legally separated Filipino spouse: Submit copy of Marriage Contract issued by the NSO with proper annotation
b.) For widowed Filipino spouse: Death Certificate issued by the NSO or foreign death certificate of previous spouse
c.) For divorced, annulled or legally separated foreign spouse: Kindly submit copy of foreign decree/decision
d.) For widowed foreign spouse: Death Certificate of previous spouse
Requirements for a solemnization of marriage between Filipino nationals at the embassy
1. Original or certified copies of birth certificates of applicants;
2. Negative certification of marriage record (CENOMAR) from the National Statistics Office
3. In case applicable, also the following:
(a) If either or both parties are between 18 and 21 years of age, an affidavit of parental consent to the marriage signed by the father, mother, guardian, or persons having legal charge of them, in the order mentioned; the statement must be made in the presence of two witnesses and attested before a notary public or other official authorized to administer oaths.
(b) If between 21 and 25 years old, a statement of parental advice to said marriage, signed by the father, mother , etc., as in above;
Please note that the absence of parental consent makes the marriages voidable at the option of the minor party; on the other hand, the lack or refusal of parental advice will delay the issuance of a marriage license until after 30 days following the 10 days publication of the application therefor.
(c) If either of the parties was previously married, please present the death certificate of the deceased spouse or the judicial decree of divorce, or of annulment, or the declaration of nullity of marriage, as the case may be.
4. Copies each of the Philippine passports of the applicants.
5. Fees of € 60.00 for solemnization of marriage and € 25.00 for every legalization of documents.
In addition to the above, the parties will fill-up an application for marriage license, and other forms at the Embassy. Click here to download forms: notice intended marriage, affidavit of civil status, and legal capacity to contract marriage
The notice of the application for marriage license will be posted for ten days at the Embassy premises before a marriage license is issued and the marriage solemnized.
Please note that all documents under points (1) and (2) ( birth certificates and certificate of civil status) have to b e authenticated by the following agencies, in the order stated:
National Statistics Office (NSO) (in any outlets)
Department of Foreign Affairs
In case of applicable documents under point 3 (affidavit of parental consent/statement of parental advice, or divorce decree, annulment or declaration of nullity), the document should be authenticated by the following, in the order stated:
Clerk of Court of First Instance (to certify the commission and signature of the attesting notary)
Department of Foreign Affairs, Authentication Division
Requirements for marriage between a Filipino National and a Belgian in Belgium
The above documents are issued by this Embassy upon presentation of the original and photocopies of the applicant's Philippine passport, and the identity card of the Belgian fiancé(e) and the payment of the corresponding fees. Additional documents may be required by the Consular Officer as the case may be.