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In order for the Philippine Consulate to comply with the Dubai Municipality Guidelines and Protocol for Reopening of Establishments issued on 23 April 2020, particularly measures on social distancing, we are now back at our normal office hours, SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 8AM-5PM. Services by APPOINTMENT.
 
 
 

 

IMPORTANT REMINDER: In view of the current health crisis, applications are strictly by appointment, please book an appintment to: Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage Form/Marriage Announcement Form.

SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage (LCCM)

For a Filipino planning to marry a foreigner/other Filipino in other venues outside the Philippine Consulate within Dubai and Northern Emirates such as Courts, Churches, and Embassy/ Consulate of the foreigner partner:

 

  1. Accomplished Online Application Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage Form/Marriage Announcement Form
  2. Accomplished Joint Affidavit of Witnesses Form, (originally signed by 2 witnesses; preferably both Filipinos or with 1 Filipino witness)
  3. Accomplished Affidavit of Singleness Form (originally signed by the Filipino applicant/s)
  4. Original and three (3) photocopies of DFA-apostilled PSA Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) of both Bride and Groom
  • CENOMAR must bear the complete and correct full name (first name, middle name, last name) of the contracting parties and their parents
  • CENOMAR is valid for 6 months from the date of issuance and it must be "For Marriage Purposes ")
  1. Original DFA-apostilled PSA Birth Certificate of Bride and Groom (for Filipino national only )
  2. Passport Copies and Visa Copies of Groom, Bride, Witnesses
  3. Two Recent passport-size colored photos of bride and groom
  4. Original DFA-apostilled Affidavit of Parental Consent for applicants aged 18-21 or DFA-apostilled Affidavit of Parental Advice for applicants aged 22-25.
  • If parent is based here in UAE, personally appear at the Consulate to execute affidavit of parental consent/advice. Bring copies of passport and visa page.
  1. In case applicant/s has previous marriage/annulled, submit DFA-apostilled PSA Annotated Marriage Contract/Certificate, DFA-apostilled Court’s Finality, DFA-Authenticated Court’s Decision and DFA-apostilled Advisory on Marriage (with “For Marriage Purposes”) in addition to the usual requirements stated above (for Filipino applicant only ).
  • Passport must be reverted to bride’s single or maiden name prior to submission of application.
  1. If applicant’s/s’ husband or wife is deceased, submit DFA-apostilled PSA Death Certificate, DFA-apostilled PSA Marriage Certificate/Contract in addition to the usual requirements stated above (for Filipino applicant only ).
  • Passport must be reverted to bride’s single or maiden name prior to submission of application.
  1. If the Filipino applicant whose current residency is outside the UAE and the Philippines, submit Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage (LCCM) certificate issued from the Philippine Embassy/Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place of residence.
  2. Any other document(s) that will be requested by the processor.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FROM THE NON-FILIPINO FIANCÉ/FIANCÉE:

    1. Birth Certificate issued at the applicant’s home country duly authenticated by the applicant’s respective Embassy or Consulate in the UAE and by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (if not in English, said document must be legally translated into English);
    2. Certificate of Civil Status issued at the applicant’s home country duly authenticated by the applicant’s respective Embassy or Consulate in the UAE and by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (if not in English, said document must be legally translated into English);
    3. If an already married Muslim male, a written notarized Consent of the First Wife (and other wives, if applicable) authenticated by the applicant’s Embassy or Consulate in the UAE and/or by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (if not in English, said document must be legally translated into English);
      • One (1) passport copies;
      • Two (2) recent passport-size photos;
  • Note: Submit documents for report of marriage after the wedding. (refer to the requirements on the Report of Marriage)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS  

  • Please be reminded that applicant/s must personally sign the document/s in front of the officials of the Consulate General.
  • Any spurious or tampered documents submitted for Notarization/ Attestation are subject to outright seizure upon proper determination by the Consular Officer. Holder of said documents, as well as fixers will be prosecuted. Payment for the document found to be spurious will be forfeited.