Applying for a Marriage License

ABOUT THE SERVICE

BEFORE GETTING MARRIED, each of the contracting parties must file separate sworn application for Marriage License with the proper local civil registrar of the place where either or both of the contracting parties reside. Marriage licenses are valid in any part of the Philippines for a period of 120 days from the date of issue. They are deemed automatically cancelled if the contracting parties have not yet gotten married, within this period.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Personal Appearance, Applicants should be 18 yrs. old & above.
  • At least one of the contracting parties must be a resident of the place where the local civil registry office is located.
  • Pre-Marriage Counselling Certificate if applicant is 24 years & below – Attend Seminar, conducted every Wednesday morning by POPCOM Office (City Hall Compound, beside City Health Office)
  • Certified True/Xerox copy of birth certificate of applicants
  • Parental consent  (Father) if applicant is 18 yrs. old but below 21 – Bring ID or Barangay Certificate
  • Parent Advice (Both Parents) if applicant is 21 yrs. old but below 25 – Bring ID or Barangay Certificate
  • Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR ) of applicants issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • 2 pcs. 1×1colored pictures, Barangay Certificate and Identification Card
  • If Widower/Widow – submit Certified copy of the Death Certificate of Spouse
  • If Annulled – submit annotated Certificate of Marriage issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority& Decree of Nullity

FOREIGNER

  • Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage/Certificate of No Impediment  to Contract Marriage  (CNI) from their Embassy in Manila
  • 2 Xerox copies of Passport & stamped  page of latest entry in the Philippines
  • If annulled or divorced – submit Certified copy of Court Decree
  • If Widower/Widow – submit Death Certificate of Spouse

ALL DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED MUST BE CERTIFIED COPY OR ORIGINAL WITH 1 XEROX COPY, EXCEPT:

  • ID  -  2 XEROX COPIES
  • LEGAL CAPACITY/CNI FOR FOREIGNER – ORIGINAL & 2 XEROX COPIES

FEES

Application Fee P500.00
License Fee 200.00
Legal Capacity Registration Fee (For Foreigners) 400.00


HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Application

Present the required supporting documents.

5 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

2. Examination of Requirements

Employee-in-charge (EIC) examines submitted supporting documents.

2 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

3. Preparation of Application, Parental Consent/Advice

Applicants fill-out the application form, EIC prepares the Consent/Advice Form (If Applicants is/are 18 – 24 yrs. Old).

EIC Review the information on the form.

Afterwards, Applicants sign the same and Parents signs the form if parental consent/advice is required.

10 – 20 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

4. Payment of Fees

Pay the required fees

5 – 10 minutes

CITY TREASURER’S OFFICE

5. Applicants are instructed to proceed to the CCR

Bring the application form to the City Civil Registrar (CCR).

CCR interviews the applicants and parents (If consent/advice is required). Afterwards, he administers the oath of the applicants.

Applicants are instructed to come back after the 10-day publication period for the issuance of the marriage license.

5 minutes

ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO

City Civil Registrar

6. Payment of Fees

Pay the required fees for Marriage License

2 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

7. Preparation of the marriage license after the 10 day publication period.

EIC prepares the marriage license

CCR/Asst. CCR signs the marriage license

5 – 10 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

MARIA DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES

Asst. City Civil Registrar

ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO

City Civil Registrar

8. Release of Document

EIC releases the duly-signed marriage license.

1 – 2 minutes

MA. MIA B. ORDOÑEZ

Registration Officer IV

CITY CIVIL REGISTRY OFFICE

G/F Main Bldg., City Hall Complex, J. Miranda Ave., Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City
For more information, please contact:
Alexander M. Cayetano, City Civil Registrar
E-mail: lcr@naga.gov.ph