It was our wedding day last 15 February 2016 and it is beneficial to those planning to get married in Baguio City in a civil way to read these tips when the couple opted for a civil wedding.
For both, get
the following documents:
(Certificate of No Marriage)
Go to SM City Baguio, 2flr
Fill up the form for application of CENOMAR,
following are the data needed:
Number of copies you are requesting
Name (maiden name if married female)
Purpose of your request
Clerk will double check data entries and will
confirm verbally specially when there are unclear entries
Pay Php195.00 plus a service charge of Php20.00
Claim CENOMAR after 4 working days
NSO office located at Lower Bonifacio St
Get a number and application form from the
Fill up the entries and proceed to the
screener’s desk once your number is called
Pay the fee of Php 195.00
Claim CENOMAR after 4 working days
2. Proof of Age (NSO Birth Certificate or
The 2 methods for acquiring for CENOMAR applies
for getting a birth certificate
Document is released within 2 hours or on the
next working day. Other cases require a certain amount of days to claim the
3. Community Tax Certificate (CEDULA)
You and your partner must apply for a cedula
to the one-stop shop of the Baguio City Hall
small piece of paper is provided for you to write the data needed
in line and wait your turn (waiting time depends on the volume of applicants)
ID is required. Recent payslip or previous cedula may be presented for easier
computation of tax to be paid.
Pay the amount, affix signature and thumb mark
4. Barangay Certification
To get married in Baguio, one of the requirements is
to prove that one of the couple is a resident of Baguio
to your Barangay hall and request for Barangay Certification
barangays require a cedula while other just needs a valid ID
for certification may also vary in different Barangays. (Php 50.00)
is released after 15 minutes.
5. Pre-Marriage Counselling
or Seminar on Family Planning and Responsible
to the Health Services Office at T. Alonzo St.
to the cashier and pay a fee of Php 20.00 as seminar fee.
of seminar is as follows:
Tuesdays: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Thursdays: 8:00 – 11:00 AM
6. Attend the Pre-Marriage Counselling or
Seminar on Family Planning and Responsible Parenthood
to the PMC/ Population Office, 3rd
floor of the Health Services
Office at T. Alonzo St.
payment receipt and CENOMAR
couple goes through a short interview to assess their family planning knowledge
couple proceeds to attend a 3-4 hour seminar. Speakers are from the civil
registry office, health department, and other private organizations.
of Attendance is given at the end of the seminar.
7. Submit requirements at the CIVIL REGISTRY
to CIVIL REGISTRY Office
Health Services Office at T. Alonzo St.
the information officer for a number and sign the log book
all requirements to the Civil registry employee
all requirements are validated, a form is provided to be filled up (3 copies)
Submit the form to officer
8. Pay MARRIAGE LICENSE fee
the information officer for a number
to the 2nd
floor of the Civil Registry Office and pay a fee of Php 142.00
the receipt, as this serves as your claim stub
License is released after 10 calendar days
9. Schedule a wedding date
The following process does not really let you choose a
date for your wedding. There are 2 options:
a. City Mayor as presiding officer
Proceed to the Mayor’s office located at the
Baguio City Hall and inquire on the schedule. The Mayor’s office only schedules
one date for marriages per month and accommodates only 15 couples.
Pay a solemnization fee of Php500.00 at the
Submit the original copy of the marriage license,
names of sponsors or witnesses and the solemnization fee receipt.
b. Judge assigned by Regional Trial Court
Proceed to the RTC office located at the
Justice hall just near Baguio City Hall
Provide the following requirements:
Pay a solemnization fee of Php 800.00 at the
Wait for your schedule to be announced.
Schedules and presiding judge will be raffled every Thursday.
Visit the RTC Thursday afternoon or Friday
to inquire on the date assigned for you and your partner
on-time or even 30 minutes earlier.
the marriage certificate, ensure that the names and dates are correct
fun and enjoy the ceremony!
Submit _ City Hall personnel will be submitting the signed marriage certificates to the Civil Registry Office
12. Wait for 6 months for the official NSO
REITERATION, in simple words:
- get a
- get a
BARANGAY CERTIFICATION which can be applied by either one but one should be
residing here in Baguio City
- get a NSO
- get a
cedula for you and your partner
- pay 20
pesos for the required, mandatory and compulsory "pre-marriage
counselling" conducted at the Baguio City Health Services Office
- attend the
seminar which is held every Tuesday 1-4 or Thursday 9-12
- GET THE
CERTIFICATE AFTER THE SEMINAR
- PHOTOCOPY ALL
REQUIREMENTS 2 COPIES
- proceed to
the CIVIL REGISTRY OFFICE and submit all the requirements AND fill up all forms
in three copies
marriage license fee and after 10 calendar days, the marriage licence will be
to City Hall and inquire for the schedule of the City Mayor. AND PAY FOR THE
SOLEMNIZATION FEE OF 500 PESOS if there is no more available schedule, then
to JUSTICE HALL and inquire for the schedule of the RTC AND PAY FOR THE
SOLEMNIZATION FEE OF 800 PESOS
- BE ON
TIME ON YOUR SCHEDULED WEDDING DAY!!!