Applying for a Marriage License


Where a marriage license is required, each of the contacting parties shall file a separate sworn application for such license with the proper local civil registrar of the place where either or both of the contacting parties reside.

The local civil registrar concerned shall enter all application for marriage license filed with him/her in a registry book strictly in the order in which the same is received.

When the license is issued, the same shall be valid in any part of the Philippines for a period of one hundred
twenty (120) days from the date of issue, and shall be deemed automatically cancelled at the expiration period if the contacting parties have not made use of it.


  • Certified True /Xerox copy of the birth certificate of applicants
  • Pre-Marriage Counseling Certificates
  • Parental consent if applicant is 18 yrs. old but below 21 yrs. Old
  • Parental Advice if applicant is 21 yrs. old but below 25 yrs. Old
  • At least one of the contracting parties must be a resident of the place where the local civil registry office is located
Both Parties are Filipinos
Mayor Church
Application Fee Php 500.00 php 500.00
License Fee Php 200.00 Php 200.00
Marriage Counseling Php 100.00 Php 100.00
Solemnization Fee Php 500.00
TOTAL Php 1,300.00 Php 800.00
If One Party is a Foreigner
Application Fee Php 1,000.00 php 1,000.00
License Fee Php 200.00 Php 200.00
Marriage Counseling Php 200.00 Php 200.00
Solemnization Fee Php 1,000.00
TOTAL Php 2,400.00 Php 1,400.00


Follow These Steps It Will Take You Please Approach
Client approach the EIC. 30 seconds Delia Batausa
Mary Joyce Yvonne Dimasangca
Mirasol Requillo
Client fill-out the application form given by the EIC. 15 to 20 minutes
Presentation of Documents
EIC examine the application form as to the completeness together with all the supporting documents. 1 to 2 minutes Delia Batausa
Mary Joyce Yvonne Dimasangca
Mirasol Requillo
Preparation of Application
Client wait while the EIC types the application.

Client is advice to check and review the information entered in the application form prepared by the EIC is correct. Applicants and parents sign the application and the consent/advice.

10 to 20 minutes Delia Batausa
Client is advised to pay the required fees at the MTO 5 to 10 minutes MTO Personnel
Subscribe the Document
MCR subscribed the application.

EIC advised the client to come back after 10 days reglamentary posting period.

2 to 3 minutes Lelita V. Niñora
Issuance of License
MCR issue and signs the license. 1 to 2 minutes Lelita V. Niñora
Client receives their marriage license. 30 seconds Delia Batausa
Mary Joyce Yvonne Dimasangca
Mirasol Requillo