Is marriage in the US valid in the Philippines?

Is marriage in the US valid in the Philippines?

According to the Family Code of the Philippines, a marriage celebrated abroad is valid in the Philippines provided that the same is also valid in the place where it was celebrated. This is in accordance with Article 26 of the law, which states: “Art.

Is it better to get married in the US or Philippines?

It's better to get married in the Philippines if you plan on staying in the country for good right after getting married. By contrast, if you get married in the U.S. while on a K1 or the Fiancé /Fiancée Visa, the waiting time will only be 3-6 months. You'll also get to live with your spouse while waiting for the visa.

Are foreign marriages recognized in the US?

Validity of Foreign Marriages and Divorces Generally, any marriage entered into between two U.S. citizens in another country is recognized as valid in the U.S. as long as the union was legal when and where performed.

How does a US citizen marry a Filipino?

You will need to file the application for marriage license at the office of the Philippine Civil Registrar in the town or city where your fiancé/fiancée is a resident. The U.S. citizen will need to present the following documents: Affidavit In Lieu of Certificate of Legal Capacity to Marry from the U.S. Embassy.