TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please read the following information carefully.
Please choose only one (1) appointment time slot for each application. Please cancel duplicate appointments as soon as you have chosen a new appointment date. This is to give other customers the opportunity to book their appointments.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are obtaining the correct Consular service. For guidance, please see our website (https://www.gov.uk/government/world/philippines) for the complete list of Consular services offered by appointment.
If you require an urgent appointment, we will need to receive evidence supporting your request, i.e. valid flight ticket showing travel, etc. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Note that incomplete applications will be refused regardless of the urgency of your appointment.
Consular fees are non-refundable and may change without advance notice. Fees are payable only in Philippine pesos, in cash, or through a local manager's/cashier's cheque, or bank draft.
Please refer to our website for current fees and payment instructions - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/philippines-consular-fees
BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT
Please schedule your appointment at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure availability of your preferred date. You may set an appointment as early as 24 hours before your visit. However, this depends on the availability of our schedule.
CONSULAR SERVICES OFFERED
You must ensure to read our website for the complete list of requirements for your application. Incomplete applications will be refused and you will be asked to set another appointment online.
The British Embassy Manila website has migrated to the central government website - www.gov.uk.
IMPORTANT: All Philippine documents required for Consular applications must have been issued and authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO). To request for NSO-authenticated birth/marriage/death certificates, please visit the NSO website - https://www.ecensus.com.ph/Default.aspx
From 1st March 2014, the Consular Section will issue a new-style affirmation or an affidavit to marry. Local authorities have confirmed that they will accept this document. This replaces the old-style Certificate of No Impediment (CNI). For more information, please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/marriage-in-the-philippines
UPDATE: With effect 01 January 2014, applications for deposit of foreign marriage record to the General Register Office (GRO) will no longer be accepted. Until then, you may opt to send your application for deposit of Philippine marriage record to the GRO via local courier. For further guidance, please contact Cons.Manila@fco.gov.uk.
To apply for a civil partnership (same sex) ceremony - please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-partnership-registration-philippines
To apply for a Consular birth or death registration – please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/philippines-consular-birth-registration
To apply for an emergency travel document (ETD) – please see https://www.gov.uk/emergency-travel-document
DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT
You will be required to pass through security upon arrival at the embassy gate. You should expect your belongings to be thoroughly checked. You will be asked to deposit your mobile phone and other belongings at the gate. Please do not bring laptop computers or other heavy electronic devices.
Please aim to arrive at least thirty (30) minutes ahead of your scheduled appointment time. You may be seen longer than the indicated 15-minute time slot, as we may need to verify all your documents and/or conduct a short interview with you.
Please expect to be seen a little later or earlier than your appointed time, depending on the time spent on other applicants ahead of you.
If you need to cancel or modify your appointment, you may do so by following the link in the confirmation e-mail sent to you by Clickbook.
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