September 27, 2023

Report of Marriage

Basic Requirements

The Report of Marriage form must be accomplished and brought to the embassy together with the other documents after first making an appointment at the Consular Services Appointments page.

  • Duly accomplished Report of Marriage form in four (4) originals
  • Original and four (4) photocopies of the multilingual version of the marriage certificate (Certificado Literal de Matrimonio) issued by the Spanish Civil Registry (Registro Civil). If the multilingual version is not available then an official English translation will be required.
  • Passports of both spouses and four (4) photocopies
  • Cash payment for processing (refer to Consular Fees)

Additional Requirements

For applicants who were previously married to another person and later applied for annulment:

  • Court decision declaring the marriage annulled, with Certificate of Finality authenticated by the DFA and four (4) photocopies
  • Copy of marriage certificate with the previous spouse with the annotation of the annulment printed on NSO security paper and authenticated by the DFA

For widowed applicants who have remarried:

  • Death certificate of former spouse and four (4) photocopies.  If the previous spouse died in the Philippines, the death certificate should be on PSA security paper and authenticated by the DFA.

For applicants whose foreign spouse is divorced:

  • Final decree of divorce and four (4) photocopies

For Filipino applicants whose marriage took place more than one year ago:

  • Negative Certification of Marriage Record from PSA (CENOMAR)

The Embassy will forward the Report of Marriage to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Philippines.  Applicants may retrieve the PSA-certified marriage certificate in the Philippines a minimum of three (3) months after reporting the marriage to the Embassy.