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Philippines - Obtain a copy of Marriage Certificate

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In Person[edit]
  • Application made in person by the owner or by his/her representatives will be received at different Census Serbilis Centers.
  • Documents applied at the East Avenue Census Serbilis Outlet will be released on the same outlet on the date specified in the receipt.

Note: It the request is done thorugh e-mail, the certification shall be sent to the requesting party through conventional postal service system.

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Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

PSA Complex, East Ave.
Diliman, Quezon City

Civil Registration concerns:
Telephone: (02) 926-7333, (02) 926-7274, (02) 926-9973

PSA Serbilis Center
Muntinlupa City
Address: 4th Level Ayala Malls South Park, National Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1772
Telephone: (02) 851-6302
More detail in the link Directory.

Note: NTC issued Memorandum Order No. 10-10-2017 last October 27, 2017, directing all telecommunications providers in the country to migrate all its customers to eight-digit telephone numbers.

3000-YYYY to 3499-YYYY – Bayan Telecommunications, Inc.
6000-YYYY to 6699-YYYY – ABS-CBN Converge, Inc.
6700-YYYY to 6999-YYYY – Eastern Telecommunication Philippines/ Telecommunications Technologies Philippines Inc.
7XXX-YYYY – Globe Telecom, Inc./ Innove Communications, Inc.
8XXX-YYYY – PLDT, Inc./ Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc.

A customer who still incorrectly dials the old seven-digit number will hear a special announcement saying the format has been changed to eight-digit, for a period of three months after the migration (March 18, 2019 to June 17, 2019).

To know more: Migration to 8-Digit Landline Number

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Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.


  • Walk-in: P140.00
  • Online: P350.00


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Walk-in: 1 day (within the day for documents available in the database)
  • Online: 5 to 9 days, including delivery

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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  • Marriage certificates can be requested by the interested party by providing the required information to facilitate verification and issuance of certification.
  • Pay the required fees and submit the required documents.

Required Information[edit]

  • Complete name of the husband
  • Complete name of the wife
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Complete name and address of the requesting party
  • Number of copies needed
  • Purpose of the certification

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Need for the Document[edit]

A Marriage Certificate is a document that shows social union or a legal contract between people that creates kinship. A Marriage Certificate is a document that shows social union or a legal contract between people that creates kinship. Such a union, often formalized via a wedding ceremony, may also be called matrimony. A general definition of marriage is that it is a social contract between two individuals that unites their lives legally, economically and emotionally.

It is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged in a variety of ways, depending on the culture or subculture in which it is found. The state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a legal, consensual, and contractual relationship recognized and sanctioned by and dissolvable only by law.

A marriage certificate is a document containing the important details of marriage, signed by the couple and by all in attendance. Marriage occurs during the meeting for worship after approval is obtained from the meetings of which the two people are members. Approval is based on a statement of good character and clearness from any other engagements. The clerk usually records a copy of the marriage certificate in the meeting's records.

Information which might help[edit] was ordered to stop accepting applications from January 4, 2020 and onwards through a letter received from the office of the National Statistician of the Philippine Statistics Authority. To know more - link

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A certified Marriage certificate copy that can typically be used proof of marriage and other legal purposes.

External Links[edit]


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