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Davao City marriage license application

MARRIAGE LICENSE is requirement for either a Civil or Church wedding to be held in the Philippines. The Application Form for a marriage license must be secured at the Local Civil Registrar from the city, town or municipality where either the bride or the groom habitually resides. The personal appearance of those getting married is required in applying for a marriage license. These are the requirements:

1. NSO Birth Certificate: Certified True Copy required of each the contracting parties with the respective registry number.
2. Parents' Consent (for 18-21 years old) or Parent's Advice (for 21-25 years old) which is a written indication that the parents are aware of the couple's intent to marry.
3. Certificate of Attendance in a pre-marital counseling and family planning seminar conducted by the Division of Maternal and Child Health at the Municipal/City Hall in the same municipality or city where the contracting parties applied for the marriage license.
4. Please contact your Local Registrar for other requirements.

In Davao City, you apply for a marriage license here:
Office of the City Registrar
Ground Floor, Sangguniang Panglungsod Building
San Pedro St., Davao City
Tel.Nos.: +63(082) 227-5794 / 227-8060

After applying for the marriage license, it will be posted at the Local Registrar for 10-14 days, after which the marriage license will be issued. The license is valid for 120 days from date of issuance and may be used anywhere in the Philippines. This what the application for a marriage license looks like (click to enlarge):



Anonymous said...

hi how about if both parties were in abroad?if there is someone to aplly for them in behalf,what are the requirements to be accomplished?

Anonymous said...

hi po..same sa first comment..

ngwork ako abroad tpos ung bride to be ko nasa davao.

pwd ba siyang mgprocess para sa license namin?

kahit ipadala lang nya yung mga requirement na pepermahan ko.

Thanks in advance.

Anonymous said...

magkano po magagasto namin nito?

Nhesz Ybañez said...

Hi! :) I wanted to ask if it's ok to get license without parents advice? My parents are separated, they live now with there own families. Could it be possible for us to get married as soon as we wanted? :)