Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate: No Signature of Married Couple

A marriage certificate cannot be considered valid if any of the parties involved fail to sign the document.  In all of the civil wedding rites I have witnessed, the solemnizing officer requests the marrying couple and their sponsors to go over the marriage certificate carefully and take all the time they need to make sureContinue reading “Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate: No Signature of Married Couple”


There is a place in Manila where official documents and IDs of every kind can be made (i.e. copied from an original), customized according to your preferences, and made available in as short as two hours. You can get a college diploma for as low as P500 or have your marriage annulled, complete with courtContinue reading “Copycats”

NSO warns of ‘fake’ marriage officials

Bonjour. Mabuhay. A friendly reminder: Beware of goats in sheep’s clothing. There is an NSO advisory warning couples who are planning to get married to first check if the officiating entities are accredited by their office to ensure that their marriage contracts are legal and binding. NSO said that priests, pastors or religious laymen officiatingContinue reading “NSO warns of ‘fake’ marriage officials”