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Thomas, Solicitor
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I would like a form of certificate of legal capacity for marriage

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I would like a form of certificate of legal capacity for marriage in the Philippines please.

Thanks for your question.

I believe you are referring to a Certificate of Non-Impediment to marry. This is required by the Government of the Phillipines in order for a UK national to marry there.

You will see from the following link that these can only be obtained form the British Embassy in the Philipines and that there is detailed guidance on what you should do to prepare to execute one once you have arrived in the Philipines:-

I would recommend getting in contact with them by email now.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi I am still no further really with my quest to getting a certificate i have read what the Americans had to say but I needed some one to send a certificate by email so i can fill it in and then i can send it electronically to the Filipino Embassy, It is as simple as that . yours sincerely XXXXX XXXXX Fry
Hi P S Fry.

It's not that simple I'm afraid. Because of the exploitation of Filipino brides only the embassy there can issue the certificate. Therefore you need to physically be there in order to execute with them. There is no getting around it. You cannot do it electronically, it's just not possible.

I appreciate that you may consider it draconian but your needs are best served by contacting them as above to seek to comply.

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Kind regards,

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