Get Married Online, What you need to know : The Philippines
BEFORE YOU BEGIN. CONTACT YOUR CONSULATE OR EMBASSY. LINKS ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
It is of the utmost Importance that you contact your embassy or consulate with visa related inquiries or for up to date requirements.
Its your responsibility to ensure all requirements are met before sending in completed visa applications.
The consulate or embassy may request additional information during your visa process and no one elses results dictates your results.
Some additional documents to be aware of
• Residential Barangay certificate for Filipino residing in Philippines (This document shows their current address and they are whom they say they are at time of filing visa. ) *Can be availed by their local barangay.
• Report of Marriage may be requested. *request consulates assistance in completing this form. Typically the Filipino resident will print, fill their info, sign and notarize and mail to individual requesting visa. The individual requesting visa will complete form, sign notarize and attach additional documents and/or fees. ***links provided on each consulate or embassies website for Report of Marriage and instructions.
Pursuant to Resolution No. 60 of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious
Diseases (IATF-EID) in the Philippines dated 30 July 2020, only Filipino nationals and certain foreign nationals are allowed entry to the Philippines.
Filipino nationals may travel to the Philippines with any of the following documents:
1. Valid Philippine passport;
2. Travel Document; or
3. Dual Citizenship documents (original Identification Certificate (IC) issued by Philippine Consulate, Philippine Embassy or Philippine Bureau of Immigration and US passport).
Foreign nationals, including former Filipino nationals who have acquired foreign citizenship, are currently not allowed entry to the Philippines, except for the following, and provided they have appropriate visas:
a. Foreign spouses of Filipino nationals, regardless of nationality;
b. Foreign minor children, and foreign children with special needs regardless of age, of Filipino nationals; and
c. Foreign parents of minor Filipino children and of Filipino children with special needs regardless of age.
For more information, please click on the following link:
Visa application processing time is 1-2 weeks, after complete submission of requirements.
The Consulate will return visa applications with incomplete documentary requirements.
All in-person visa application are temporarily suspended, but we accept visa application
by mail only.
9(A) Temporary Visitor’s Visa
1. Proof of marriage or filiation (original and photocopy of marriage certificate; original and photocopy of birth certificate for children).
Please note that Philippine Bureau of Immigration Officials will also require foreign spouses and/or children of Filipino nationals to present these documents upon arrival in the Philippines, along with the visa.
Based on the current regulation and IATF-EID resolutions, the Philippine Consulate
General may only accept documentary proof issued by Philippine authorities or foreign governments, EXCEPT those inconsistent with Philippine regulations (e.g. same-sex marriage and common-law spouse certificates).
2. Letter-request by the Filipino spouse or parents/children addressed to the Consulate with copy of valid identification card issued by the Philippine government.
3. Proof of citizenship of the Filipino spouse or parent/child. (copy of valid Philippine passport; dual citizenship Identification Certificate)
4. Proof that the Filipino spouse or parent/child will be traveling with the visa applicant or is living in the Philippines.
5. Original passport and one (1) photocopy of the data page of the visa applicant’s passport (valid at least 6 months from return date).
6. Duly-accomplished Non-Immigrant visa application form
(http://philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/Non_immigrant.pdf), typed or printed legibly in black or blue ink, and NOTARIZED by any notary public.
7. Travel itinerary (unpaid reservation is acceptable);
8. One (1) colored photo, 2” x 2”, taken within six months before the date of application, showing a clear front view of applicant’s face, with white background. No sleeveless attire is allowed. Blurred or low quality photos are not accepted.
9. Proof of Financial Capacity (photocopy of latest bank statement and an employment certificate from the employer indicating position and salary, or affidavit of support).
10.For minor visa applicants (below 18) traveling on their own, affidavit of support and guarantee from either parent, as well as photocopy of parent’s bank statement.
11.Self-addressed stamped return envelope (express or priority mail), with tracking number via US Postal Service (USPS), or from any private courier of choice, for mailing of the passport with visa. The return envelope should be paid for in advance by the applicant.
Note: The Philippine Embassy/Consulate General assumes no responsibility for any delay or loss in the mail, or while the documents are in the custody of the courier service. The applicant should note the tracking numbers of all envelopes used and submitted.
12.Visa fee, according to the fee schedule below (non-refundable), may be paid for in cash or money order made payable to Philippine Consulate General. Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted.
a. Single entry valid for three (3) months: US$ 30.00
b. Multiple entry valid for six (6) months: US$ 60.00
c. Multiple-entry valid for twelve (12) months: US$ 90.00
• If the visa holder in the Philippines would like to extend his/her stay beyond 59
days, an application for extension of stay must be filed at the Bureau of Immigration
in Manila, or the Immigration office nearest the place where the applicant is
temporarily residing. See Long Stay Visitor Visa Extension
• It is recommended that the visa holder also pre-book an Accredited Quarantine
Facility and a COVID-19 Testing Provider.
Should you have other inquiries on visa requirements and procedure, please email your appropriate Consulate or Embassy. All Links have been provided. Locate your state or territory below.
Main Department of Foreign Affairs website for
BROKEN DOWN BY STATE. FIND YOUR STATE FOR YOUR CONSULATE.
Below are quick links for more info⬇
♦Embassy of the Philippines, Washington D.C.⬇
1617 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20036 (Consular Section)
Tel # 202-467-9300
Consular Jurisdiction: States of Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia in the U.S., as well as over Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Guantanamo Bay, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
♦Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam⬇
Suite 601 & 602 ITC Bldg Marine Drive, Tamuning, Guam 96931-5880
P.O. Box 9880 Tamuning Guam, 96931
Tel # 671-646-4620/30
Consular Jurisdiction: Caroline Islands, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Wake Islands, Island of Saipan
♦Philippine Consulate General in Chicago⬇
122 South Michigan Ave., Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60603
Tel # 312-583-0621 / Fax # 312-583-0647
Consular Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
♦Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu⬇
2433 Pali Highway, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Tel # 808-595-6316 to 19
Consular Jurisdiction: Hawaii, American Samoa, French Polynesia
♦Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles⬇
3435 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel # 213-639-0980 to 85
Consular Jurisdiction: Arizona, Southern Nevada (Nye, Las Vegas, Clark, Lincoln), Southern California (Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern)
♦Philippine Consulate General in New York⬇
556 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
Tel # 212-764-1330
Consular Jurisdiction: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
Consular Jurisdiction: The Northern Islands, Tinian, Rota
♦Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco⬇
447 Sutter St. 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel # 415-433-6666 to 68
Consular Jurisdiction: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Northern Nevada (Carson, Churchill, Douglas Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storie, Washoe, White Pine, Reno), Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Northern California (San Jose, Oakland, Fresno, Palo Alto, Sacramento, Stocton, Napa, Union City, San Mateo, Vallejo, Pittsburg)
♦Philippine Consulate General in Houston⬇
9990 Richmond Avenue, Suite 100N, Houston, Texas 77042
+1 (832) 668 5139 ; +1(713) 492 0469 ; +1(346) 293 8773
Emergency Contact No. +1 (346) 256 4522
Email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consular Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.