REPORT OF MARRIAGE (ROM)
Requirements for reporting the marriage of Filipino(s)
The marriage between two Filipinos (male and female) or a Filipino and a foreigner (male and female), solemnized in Alberta or Saskatchewan, should be reported to and registered with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the Philippine Consulate General (PCG).
In registering a marriage, the following documents should be submitted:
A. Report of Marriage Form (four originals) – Download Form
Important: The wife and the husband must present themselves at the PCG and sign the ROM Forms
in front of the consular officer. If one or both spouses are unable to file the ROM in person,
please refer to the additional requirements for ROM applications submitted by mail or
through a representative (please scroll down to see this section).
Please use BLACK ink in accomplishing the form.
B. Original and four (4) photocopies of the following:
B.1. Certificate of Marriage (submit the long form) issued by the Vital Statistics Office of Canada;
B.2. PSA-issued Birth Certificate of Filipino spouse/s, and Foreign Birth Certificate of foreign spouse,
B.3. Valid passports of spouses (if foreign spouse has no passport, present valid ID);
B.4. Permanent Residency (PR) card / work permit / landing papers of Filipino spouse(s); and
B.5. Notarized Affidavit of Late Registration of Marriage if ROM is being reported after twelve (12) months
from the time of marriage. Fee: CAD 36.25
The Consular Officer reserves the right to require additional proof or documents from an applicant to prove his/her citizenship, status or identity pursuant to Philippine Passport Law (RA 8239) and the Foreign Service Act (RA 7157).
C. Processing fee of CAD 36.25 in cash or money order/bank draft made payable to the “Philippine Consulate
General Calgary” (Note: Please use these exact words. Do not abbreviate. Otherwise, the bank will not accept
your draft/money order). Do not send cash in the mail.
D. One (1) original or certified true copy & four (4) photocopies of the Judicial Decree of Divorce or Annulment if
either spouse was previously married and divorced, or previously married and marriage was subsequently
annulled, plus an annotated PSA Marriage Certificate (with four photocopies) reflecting the annulment/divorce
E. One (1) original or certified true copy and four (4) photocopies of the Death Certificate of deceased spouse if
a widow/widower, and the Marriage Certificate with the deceased spouse.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY MAIL
OR THRU A REPRESENTATIVE:
a. The ROM Form and affidavit of late registration (if applicable) must be notarized by a local notary public.
b. The notarization by a local notary public must be authenticated by:
For marriage that took place in ALBERTA: Deputy Provincial Secretary's Office
Room 111, 9833 109 Street
Edmonton ABT5K 2E8
For marriage that took place in SASKATCHEWAN: Ministry of Justice
800 - 1874 Scarth Street
Regina SK S4P 4B3
c. Mailed applications should likewise include the applicant's contact details (telephone and/or email address) in case the PCG needs to get in touch with the applicant for further information on the documents submitted.
d. Authorization letter if submitting application through a representative.
* Applicants are served on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no need to book an appointment.
* Processing of ROM takes three (3) working days, after which, the applicant's copy of the ROM will be issued to the
applicant either in person (personal pick-up) or by mail (if applicant submitted a self-addressed envelope).
* Applicants who want their documents to be mailed back to them should also include a self-addressed prepaid
envelope in their application.
Please bring the required number of photocopies of documents. The Consulate has no photocopying machine for public use and photocopying is not part of consular services offered.
Note: Additional documents may be required by the action officer from the applicant upon evaluation of the
requirements to determine citizenship, identity or eligibility of the applicant for registration of marriage
under Philippine law.
Please note that a PSA- authenticated copy of the Report of Marriage (ROM) may be requested from the PSA after about six months from the date of filing of said report at the PCG. To request a PSA-copy of the ROM, you may go to or www.psa.gov.ph or ww.psaserbilis.com.ph/Default.aspx