The marriage between two Filipinos, or a Filipino and a foreigner, solemnized in British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories should be reported to and registered with the Philippine National Statistics Office through the Consulate General.
In registering a marriage, the following documents should be submitted:
A. Original and four (4) photocopies of Certificate of Marriage (submit the long form) issued by the Vital Statistics Office of Canada;
C. Originals and four (4) photocopies of NSO-authenticated Birth Certificate & Certificate of No Marriage (Cenomar) of Filipina spouse;
The Consular Officer reserves the right to require additional proof or documents from an applicant to prove his/her citizenship, status or identity pursuant to Philippine Passport Law (RA 8239) and the Foreign Service Act (RA 7157).
F. Original and four (4) photocopies of PR card/work permit/landing papers of Filipino/Filipina spouse(s);
H. Processing fee of CAN$ 33.75 in cash or money order/bank draft made payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Do not send cash in the mail;
I. One (1) original or certified true copy & four (4) photocopies of the Judicial Decree of Divorce or Annulment if either spouse was previously married and divorced, or previously married and marriage was subsequently annulled plus an annotated NSO Marriage Certificate (with four photocopies) reflecting the annulment/divorce decree;
J. One (1) original or certified true copy & four (4) photocopies of the Death Certificate of deceased spouse if either spouse is a widow/widower.
ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY MAIL OR BY A REPRESENTATIVE SHOULD BE DULY NOTARIZED.
Applicants who applied in person but want their documents to be mailed back to them should submit a self-addressed prepaid envelope of a courier service of their choice along with the regular requirements.
(Note: If applicants choose to use the services of Canada Post, it is required that they purchase the "Signature on Delivery Sticker" to allow tracking of who signed for the receipt of their documents.)
What are the requirements for reporting the marriage of Filipinos?
Notice to Passport Applicants
Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.
Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.
The Philippine Consulate General is located at the World Trade Center Office Complex, 999 Canada Place, Suite 660 Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
The Consulate is open from:
except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.
The Consulate is closed on:
March 29 (Thu) - Maundy Thursday
March 30 (Fri) - Good Friday
April 2 (Mon) - Easter Monday
April 9 (Mon) - Araw ng Kagitingan