After step 1, duration may vary depending on the applicant's concern.
|STEP||CLIENT||SERVICE PROVIDER||DURATION||PERSON IN-CHARGE||FEE|
Submit pertinent requirements (bring originals and one photocopy) for evaluation such as:
* Names of applicants and their parents, birthdates, birthplaces should match in all three documents
* If divorced from former marriage (with foreign national), present Judicial Decree of Absolute Divorce authenticated by ROK's MOFA or the Embassy of the country where the divorce was processed;
* If widow/widower, present DFA-authenticated NSO Death certificate of spouse and DFA-authenticated marriage certificate with former spouse
* If prior marriage was annulled in the Philippines, present DFA-authenticated NSO Marriage certificate with annotation stating details of annulment
* For applicants 18-20 years old, submit notarized Affidavit of Parental Consent for Marriage
* For applicants 2l-25 years old, submit notarized Affidavit of Parental Advise for Marriage
Fill-up the following forms:
Obtains Marriage License & LCCM application form & advices applicant to fully accomplish the application forms.
Evaluates completeness & authenticity of documents submitted; verifies documents if there is reasonable doubt.
Advices applicant that Marriage License will be made after the ten-day requirement for publication of Notice to Marry at the Consular Section's bulletin board
If applicant wants to receive document by delivery, Consular assistant asks applicant to fill-up delivery form properly.
Advices applicant to proceed to payment.
|12 mins||Consular Assistant||n/a|
Pay appropriate fees.
Present receipt to consular assistant
Leaves Embassy and waits for posting of wedding announcement and for issuance of license.
|Accepts payment and issues official receipt||3 mins||Collecting Officer||US$ 135 or KRW 181,170|
|Prepares the notice and posts the notice at Embassy premises||(2 minutes) * plus 10 day posting period||Consular Assistant|
|Prepares LCCM (marriage licenses);||(2 minutes)||Consular Assistant|
|Checks forms and supporting documents; Signs the documents including the marriage licenses. Approves the date for marriage.||(3 minutes)||Signing Officer|
Informs applicants (by phone or text) that marriage licenses and date of marriage have been approved. Informs applicants to come to the Embassy on the date of marriage with at least two Filipino witnesses (bring also passports of witnesses with one photocopy) and arrive 30 minutes earlier than the scheduled wedding solemnization time.
Prepares marriage certificate and report of marriage forms.
|(5 minutes)||Consular Assistant|
Applicants appear at the Embassy on the wedding day, arrives 30 minutes earlier than the scheduled wedding solemnization time with at least two Filipino witnesses (bring also passports of witnesses with one photocopy).
Applicants and witnesses sign marriage contract.Applicants fill up the report of marriage form.
Conduct wedding solemnization rites.
Signs marriage contract.
Informs newlyweds that the report of marriage will be sent to DFA for onward transmittal to NSO by the 10th day of the following month. NSO marriage certificate may be ready by 4-6 months.
|20 minutes||Solemnizing Officer||US$ 25 or KRW 33,550|
|Pay fee for Report of Marriage and||3 minutes||Collecting Officer||US$ 25 or KRW 33,550|
|Shows receipt to Consular Assistant||Advices applicant that Report of Marriage can be claimed after 3 working days; if for delivery, add another 1-2 days.||2 minutes|
If Report of Marriage form is to be claimed in person or through representative, present receipt (with authorization letter if through representative)
If document is to be delivered, applicant waits for delivery of new passport
Consular assistant locates document and releases it to applicant
Consular assistant mails document for delivery to applicant
|3 minutes||Consular Assistant|
Duration: 43 minutes (time duration in the queue and filling-up of forms is not included)
Those who need to secure a marriage license must undergo marriage counseling which is conducted for free at the Embassy every Sunday (9:00 am -4:00 pm), Monday and Thursday (9:00 am - 3:00 pm).