Is marriage in US valid in 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.
What does a US citizen need to marry in the Philippines?
The Philippine Government requires all foreigners to provide a “Certificate of Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage” from his/her embassy before filing for a marriage license. The U.S. Embassy cannot provide this type of certification for U.S. citizens who wish to marry in the Philippines.
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.
Can you stay in the US if you get married?
Once you marry, your spouse can apply for permanent residence and remain in the United States while we process the application. If you choose this method, file a Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e). Filing instructions and forms are available on our Web site at www. uscis.