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 3 passport requirementsCivil Registry- Checklist of Requirements as of 03 June 2022

 
 
 
 
REMINDER:
 
Applicants for Civil Registry are generally advised not to send by mail their civil registry documents to the Embassy.
 
For those who are specifically requested to send documents by registered mail, PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE MONEY AND ORIGINAL PASSPORTS.
 
The Embassy will not be liable for any loss of documents or money in the mail sent to the Embassy.
 
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REPORT OF BIRTH
 

The birth of a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne or the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva,  for transmittal to and proper registration with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

 
 
REPORT OF MARRIAGE
 

The marriage contracted by a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne or to the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva for proper transmittal to and registration with the office of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Philippines.

 

 

JUDICIAL RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN DIVORCE

There is no divorce in the Philippines.  In cases where a Filipino citizen contracts marriage with a foreigner, a divorce validly obtained thereafter in a foreign court by the foreigner spouse must be judicially recognized by a Philippine court before the Filipino spouse can remarry under Philippine laws.


The judicial recognition of said divorce shall be the basis for the annotation of the relevant civil registry documents - that would enable the Filipino spouse to re-marry or the female (Filipino) spouse to revert  to her maiden name.

 

 

REPORT OF DEATH

The Death of a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne, Switzerland or to the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva, Switzerland for proper registration with the office of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Philippines.

 

 

 

 

Notes: 
 
Consular clients are required to enclose a self-addressed envelope with stamp worth at least CHF6.50 along with their consular documents for pre-evaluation and processing of the Consular Section. Please purchase the stamps at your local Post Office.