Marriage in the Philippines

Explanatory notice to British nationals contemplating marriage in the Philippines.



From 1st March 2014, the Consular Section will issue a new-style affirmation or an affidavit to marry. Local authorities have confirmed that they will accept this document. This replaces the old-style Certificate of No Impediment (CNI).

Please visit getting married abroad to find out what you need to do.

Book an appointment for affidavit or affirmation of marital status

We accept payment by Visa/Mastercard in Pounds Sterling (£) or cash in Philippine Peso (=P=) on the day of the appointment.

Published 25 April 2013
Last updated 17 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Visa or Mastercard payment option is now available
  2. changes on requirements
  3. Guidance has been updated
  4. First published.