Solemnization of Marriage – Only marriages between Filipino nationals are solemnized at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver
Prepare the following requirements:
The contracting parties must appear personally at the Consulate to submit the abovementioned documents and apply for a Marriage License. At the Consulate, get your queuing number at the reception area before you proceed to the Civil Registry counter. Wait for your number to be called or to appear on the overhead monitor then proceed to the counter to submit your documents.
Proceed to the cashier to pay the filing fee $33.75
There will be an announcement of the marriage to be posted at the premises of the Philippine Consulate General for fifteen (15) consecutive working days, after which, the parties may get their Marriage License.
Come back to the Consulate to claim the Marriage License. At the Consulate, get your queuing number at the reception area before you proceed to the Civil Registry counter. Wait for your number to be called or to appear on the overhead monitor then proceed to the counter to claim the Marriage License. You will be informed of the schedule for the marriage ceremony.
Proceed to the cashier to pay the fee for the marriage of $81.
Visit the Consulate on the schedule or date of the marriage ceremony.
Come back after 3 working days to get your Report of Marriage. Again, get a queuing number before proceeding to the Civil Registry counter.
The Consulate sends the documents to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila every first week of each month.
What are the procedures and requirements for Solemnization of Marriage?
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:
June 12 (Tue) - Philippine Independence Day