The City Local Civil Registrar Office will not require payment of LOCAL FEES to obtain the marriage license or certificate for couples who will join this year’s Kasalang Bayan to be officiated by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2022.
Local Civil Registrar Carlo Cual said that in order to join the mass wedding interested live-in couples and others who are not living in cohabitation including foreigners and residents outside of Dumaguete must submit all documents on or before February 4, 2022.
1. FOR LIVE-IN COUPLES: birth certificates; Certificate of No Marriage to be obtained from the Philippine Statistics Authority; affidavit of cohabitation to be obtained from the Public Attorney’s Office and Valid IDs.
2. FOR NON-COHABITING PARTIES: birth certificates; valid IDs; advice of parents for persons aging 21-24 years old; consent of parents for persons aging 18-20 years old; pre-marriage and family planning seminar at the POPCOM Office; Certificate of No Marriage from PSA.
3. FOR FOREIGNERS: birth certificates; valid identification card of the contracting parties; advice of parents for persons aging 21-24-years-old; consent of parents for persons aging 18-20-years-old; pre-marriage and family planning seminar at POPCOM Office; Certificate of No Marriage from PSA and marriage license and certificate of legal capacity to be obtained from the Embassy of country of origin based in the Philippines;
Additional Requirements IF:
WIDOWED/WIDOWER: death certificate of the spouse;
DIVORCED: original copy of divorce decree.
Once all required documents are submitted to LCR, kindly bring along the sponsors so they could already sign the marriage license before the date of the wedding.
The 30 Barangay Captains of Dumaguete City are also requested to endorse and help register interested couples to join the Kasalang Bayan as a means to legitimize their union.