Guidelines for Filipinos Getting Married in Abu Dhabi

For Filipinos currently residing in Abu Dhabi, and wish to enter into marriage, the following documents must be submitted to the Philippine embassy located in Al Qubaisat, which has jurisdiction over the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Please be advised of the requirements and guidelines listed below.

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guidelines for filipinos getting married in abu dhabi

Pinoy Report of Marriage at Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE


  1. 3 photocopies of Birth Certificate of contacting party. These must be duly certified by the National Statistics Office (NSO) and authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila;
  2. Original NSO Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) of each contracting party which is duly authenticated by the DFA;
  3. Passport copies of the contracting parties;
  4. Passport copies of the witnesses;
  5. Two (2) recent passport-size pictures of the contracting parties;
  6. (If applicable) Parental consent of the parents for applicants aged 18-21, duly authenticated by the DFA, and
  7. (If applicable) Parental advice of the parents for applicants aged 22-25, duly authenticated by the DFA.

Important Reminder:

The contracting parties must appear personally at the Embassy or Consulate General when they submit the above documents and apply for a marriage license. The license will then be posted for fifteen (15) working days prior to the schedule of their wedding. The total amount of fees will be Three hundred and forty Dirhams (AED 340.00).

For further questions: Please contact Mr. Joel Roces or Ms. Chit Palma, Consular Assistants, at +9712-6390006.

Philippine Embassy Abu Dhabi

Address: W-48, Street No. 8, Secto4 2-23, Plot 51, Al Qubaisat, Abu Dhabi – Location Map
Office Hours: Sundays to Thursdays 8:00AM to 5:00PM (except Holidays)
Contact No:
02 639 0006 Local 215/200 for Passport Renewal

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