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The affidavit in lieu of a certificate of legal capacity to marry.

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ANSWER: You can apply for the Affidavit from the US Embassy in the Philippines. The fee is $50 (or its peso equivalent) per transaction (seal).

You can find a sample of the affidavit here: http://mag-anak.org/photos/forms/LEGALCAP.PDF

Fill it out and print it, just in case. Do not sign it until you get to the embassy.

Note that even if you have this, the government in the Philippines must accept it if they are to allow you to get a marriage license. That is not something within the control or jurisdiction of the US government.

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