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  1. Requirements for report a marriage
  2. Additional requirements for delayed registration of marriage
  3. Requirements for a solemnization of marriage between Filipino nationals at the embassy
  4. Requirements for marriage between a Filipino National and a Belgian in Belgium

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

  • Entries must be at the time of marriage

2.) Authenticated Marriage Contract/ Certificate

  • For Marriage Certificates not in English language, kindly submit an English translation of the BC.

3.) Marriage License or Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage

4.)  Birth Certificate of Both Parties

  • For Filipino Citizens: Authenticated birth certificate issued by the NSO
  • For Foreign Nationals: Birth Certificate from origin of birth

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

  1. Joint Affidavit for Delayed Registration signed by the couple Click here to download affidavit format and
  2. Joint Affidavit of Two (2) Disinterested persons Click here to download affidavit format


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
Authentication Division, Consular Services
2330 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

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

  1. Birth Certificate of applicant  from the National Statistics Office (NSO);
  1. Duly authenticated Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) from NSO;
  1. If the Filipino applicant was previously married, the duly authenticated Death Certificate of the deceased spouse or in the case of annulment,  the judicial decree of divorce or the declaration of nullity of marriage;

    NOTE:  The above documents must be duly authenticated / legalized by the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Belgian Embassy in Manila
    The Belgian commune authorities may require the submission of the following papers which are issued by this Embassy:

  1. Certificate of Legal Capacity;
  1. Certificate of Nationality (Euro 25.00);
  1. Excerpts of Philippine laws on marriages (Articles 1 to 54 of the Family Code) (Euro 25.00).

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.


  1. It is very important that the applicant verify first with the Belgian Embassy in Manila and the Belgian Commune where they will be married if there any changes or additional requirements to the above.
  2. To report your marriage at the Philippine National Statistics Office, click here for the procedures and requirements.

Philippine Embassy in Brussels


297 Avenue Moliere, 1050 Brussels

Consular matters: (+32) 02 340 33 73 
Consular matters: (+32) 02 340 33 74

Trunkline: (+32) 02 340 33 77 to 78

Fax Number: (+32) 02 345 64 25
Duty Officer: (+32) 0488 609.177


Operating Hours of the
Consular Section

- Assessment and processing of application for a travel document is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

- Mondays to Fridays (except Belgium & Philippine declared holidays)

Note: Applicants should come appropriately attired.



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