What do I need to marry a Filipina?
You need to provide the full name, residence, and citizenship of your parents or guardians. If either of you is not a citizen of the Philippines, you have to provide your passport and a certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage. An affidavit in lieu of the certificate may also be accepted.
Can a US citizen marry a Filipina?
Philippine law requires all foreigners to provide a “Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage” before filing for a marriage license. The U.S. citizen may draft an affidavit that self-certifies you are free to marry in the Philippines.
Can foreigners get married in Philippines?
The Philippine Government requires all foreigners to provide a Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage from his/her embassy before filing for a marriage license in the Philippines. The Chinese Embassy provides an Affidavit in lieu of Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage.