July 18, 2024

Report of Marriage

Basic Requirements

The Report of Marriage form must be accomplished and brought to the embassy. NO APPOINTMENT is necessary and you will be attended on a “first come, first served” basis. Please ensure you have all the coorect documentation as follows:

  • Duly accomplished Report of Marriage form
  • Original and four (4) photocopies of marriage certificate (Certificado Literal de Matrimonio) issued by the Spanish Civil Registry (Registro Civil)
  • Original Official English translation of the Certificado Literal de Matrimonio and four (4) photocopies
  • Philippine and foreign passports of both spouses and four (4) photocopies
  • Cash payment for processing (refer to Consular Fees)

Additional Requirements

Dual documents (if applicable)

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

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

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.
  • Marriage certificate with the previous spouse with the annotation of the annulment printed on PSA security paper and four (4) photocopies

For applicants whose foreign spouse is divorced:

  • Final decree of divorce with official English translation and four (4) photocopies

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

  • Negative Certification of Marriage Record from PSA (CENOMAR) and Affidavit of Delayed Registration and four (4) photocopies

Note: The Embassy may require other supporting documents (if applicable) like PSA Birth Certificate of the contracting parties, Dual Documents, etc.

The Embassy will forward the Report of Marriage to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Philippines.  Applicants may retrieve the PSA Report of Marriage 6-8 months after reporting the marriage to the Embassy.