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How Much You Need To Prepare For Marriage License / Marriage Certificate Fee in the Philippines

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE FEE – Here is a guide on how much you should prepare in getting a marriage license in the Philippines.

Preparing for a wedding in the Philippines require a lot of steps, ample preparation, and an amount of money depending on how the celebrants want the wedding to be.

Also, the soon-to-be married couple will surely have a hard time deciding on the lists of sponsors, the invited guests, and the people who will help them prepare for their big day.

The bride and groom to be will also have to contact the person who they want to officiate their wedding, look for a place for the reception, and the caterer they wanted to take.

Aside from the aforementioned things which would surely take time, another step that married-couple-to-be should undertake is to get a marriage certificate or license.

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In getting a marriage certificate, the groom-to-be and bride-to-be need to attend counseling on family planning, pre-marriage counseling, and the seminar over responsible parenthood.

It is part of the requirements in getting a marriage certificate. For the other requirements, visit – Marriage License Requirements.

Aside from the documentary requirements and the attendance to specified seminars and counseling sessions, the couple should also prepare an amount for the Marriage Certificate Fee.

Marriage Certificate Fee
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Based on an article on Filipiknow, it is quite safe to prepare at least Php 500.00. It may include the transportation expenses in getting the document.

The Marriage Certificate fee in the Philippines is at Php 330.00 per copy. It is already inclusive of the processing fees, the government taxes, and the delivery fee.

According to the article, in other countries, the marriage certificate is at USD 20.30 per copy.

To apply for a marriage license in PH, simply go to your municipal or city local civil registrar with the requirements stated above.

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