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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Report of Marriage (ROM)

If you are from New South Wales, please click here https://www.sydneypcg.org/reports-of-birth-and-marriage or contact the following:

  • Email: sydney.pcg@dfa.gov.ph
  • SMS mobile number 0415 426 400 for consular concerns
  • Telephone number (61 2) 9262- 7377

If you are from Victoria, please contact the following:

  • Emails: melbourne.pcg.@dfa.gov.ph and
    melbournephilconsulate@gmail.com
  • Telephone number (03) 8375 9646

If you are from other states in Australia, or from Nauru, Tuvalu or Vanuatu, please see below information:

The Family Code of the Philippines (Sec. 664) provides that “records of marriages whether performed by the Philippine Consular Officer or by the local religious or civil authorities shall be kept and transmitted to the Philippine Civil Registrar through the Department of Foreign Affairs.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Duly accomplished and signed Report of Marriage form.
  2. Original Marriage certificate with registry number issued by the Civil Registrar or Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages of the state/ territory where the marriage took place plus four (4) photocopies duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP). (Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.)

  3. For Filipino spouse/s: Original birth certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) plus four (4) photocopies duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP). (Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.)

  4. Four (4) photocopies of the data page of valid passports of both parties or other form of identification, i.e., driver's license if valid passport copy is not available duly certified by the JP.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, IF APPLICABLE:

For late registration

  • If reporting 1 year after the marriage date, an Affidavit for the Delayed Registration of Marriage is required. The Affidavit should be properly filled up and signed to be sent to the Embassy for its notarization with a payment mentioned below.
  • (Click here to download the form);
  • If reporting 5 years after the date of marriage, a recently-issued original PSA certificate of no report of marriage record is required.

For the Filipino spouse with previous marriage/s in the Philippines

  • For Filipino spouse with annulled marriage in the Philippines: Original Marriage Contract issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) with proper annotation plus four (4) photocopies duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP). (Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.);

  • For Filipino spouse whose divorce abroad has been recognized in PH, original PSA Marriage Contract with proper annotation and/or Philippine Court recognition of a foreign divorce decree plus four (4) photocopies duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP). (Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.);

  • For widowed Filipino spouse: Original PSA Death Certificate of the deceased spouse, original PSA issued marriage certificate, plus four (4) photocopies of both documents duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP). (Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.)

For the foreign spouse with previous marriage/s

  • For divorced foreign spouse: Four (4) photocopies of divorce order/certificate of divorce, duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP) (if former spouse of the foreigner is a Filipino, original apostillized Judicial Decree of Annulment with Certificate of Finality, plus 3 photocopies, Note: Original will be returned together with the official copy of your Report of Marriage.);

  • For widowed foreign spouse: 4 photocopies of Death Certificate of previous spouse (if deceased spouse is a Filipino, original PSA Death Certificate plus four (4) photocopies duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP);

For marriages where both parties are Filipinos: Original PSA Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR) of both the groom and bride plus four (4) photocopies of each, duly certified by the Justice of Peace (JP).

Please note that in addition to the above-mentioned requirements, other documents might be required when deemed necessary by the Consular Officer of the Embassy.

Filing can be done through either of the following:

  1. IN PERSON (please call the Registry Section at (02) 6273 2535 extension 223 to set-up appointment)

  2. BY MAIL
  3. Send all the requirements and applicable additional documents along with the following:

      • AUD 45 payment for the Report of Marriage payable by a postal money order or bank cheque to the Philippine Embassy. If paying by credit card please provide the credit card name, number, expiry date and cvv number at the back of the card).
      • AUD 45 payment for Affidavit of Delayed Registration of Marriage, if applicable.
      • Pre-paid express return envelope (large size) with return address.
      • Please provide your cell phone number & email address to allow the Embassy to communicate with you regarding your application.

The Embassy assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage through the mail or courier service.

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