If you are someone who wants to marry a Filipina in Saudi Arabia, you have landed the right page. In this article, we have explained the procedure and requirements for a Filipino marriage in the Philippine embassy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Also Read: Benefits of marrying a Filipino Girl for a Saudi Resident
Requirements for marriage in the Philippine Embassy, Saudi Arabia
The first step you need to do to marry a Filipina in Saudi Arabia is to collect all the required documents for marriage in the Philippines Embassy, Riyadh.
Some of the documents which you need can only be obtained from the Philippines hence a relative or a friend will have to be requested to send them to you. Following are the requirements for marriage in the Philippine embassy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;
Original Birth Certificate
Original Birth Certificate from the NSO, which has been authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Manila (with the official red ribbon). For the OFWs, it can be requested to attain the NSO certified birth certificate through the e-census.
Original Certificate of No Marriage
CENOMAR from the NSO or the Original Certificate of No Marriage which is to be issued at least 6 months prior to the date of submission to the Philippines Embassy, which is to be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila. Similarly, as the birth certificate, the CENOMAR can also be requested through the e-census.
If you want to marry a Filipina in Saudi Arabia who is between the ages of 18 to 21 years, parental consent is required which is authenticated and notarized by the DFA (WITH THE RED RIBBON)
Death Certificate of the former spouse
If you want to marry a widow or widower Filipina in Saudi Arabia, the NSO issued Marriage Contract along with the NSO issued Death Certificate which is to be authenticated by the DFA (WITH THE RED RIBBON).
Amended Marriage Contract
If you want to marry a divorced Filipina in Saudi Arabia, a NSO issued Amended Marriage Contract is needed which is authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (with the red ribbon) along with the Certificate of Finality of Decision and the Court order which is to be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (with the red ribbon).
- Copies of passports of each party (only the data page)
- 2×2 inch sized photos, 2 per party.
- Application forms for your marriage which can be downloaded from the website of the Philippines Embassy.
Visit the Philippine Embassy Riyadh for the Filipino Marriage in Saudi Arabia
Once you have completed and gathered all the requirements for a Filipino marriage in the Philippine embassy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, you and your partner will now have to visit the Riyadh embassy together.
Submit your documents at counter number 4 in the Consular Section. Next, you have to pay the fees for the Filipino marriage in Saudi Arabia, which is;
- Application for Marriage License – SAR 100
- Joint Affidavit – SAR 100
- Marriage Solemnization – SAR 240
After this payment has been made, return to the counter and submit your receipt, then go home. Keep checking the Marriage Applications page at the Philippines Embassy website and check if your notice has been posted.
After 10 days of the public notice, you can arrange or schedule your wedding by emailing at [email protected] or by calling +966-11-482-3816.
Source: Riyadh Embassy