How to Apply for a Marriage License at the Quezon City Hall

Last week, I had the experience of a lifetime — I filed my application for a marriage license! Yes, I’m getting married! So, while there, I grabbed the opportunity to take as much photos as I can to document the process. I’m sharing my firsthand experience here today hoping it could help others who mayContinue reading “How to Apply for a Marriage License at the Quezon City Hall”

How to Get a CENOMAR Online

A CENOMAR, or a Certificate of No Marriage is a document issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to certify that the person whose name appears on the document is not married or has not contracted any marriage in the past. It is often (but not always) required when applying for a marriage license. IfContinue reading “How to Get a CENOMAR Online”

List of Requirements for Catholic Church Weddings in the Philippines

There was a point during the community lockdowns when church weddings were completely disallowed.  And then they re-opened the church doors but only for the bride and groom, their parents, and a pair of ninong and ninang.  Those were odd times and ones we hope will not happen again. Church weddings are still strictly regulated,Continue reading “List of Requirements for Catholic Church Weddings in the Philippines”

7 Important Steps When Planning Your Civil Wedding

Due to the current restrictions on social gatherings, more and more couples choose to get married under civil rights. This is often regarded as the “more affordable” way of tying the knot but now that there is a pandemic and people’s movements are limited, a civil wedding is not only budget-friendly, but it is alsoContinue reading “7 Important Steps When Planning Your Civil Wedding”

How to Get Married Under the New Normal: Getting Your Marriage License

The pandemic brought most, if not all, of our big plans for 2020 to a screeching halt.  And that includes one of the most celebrated milestones in a person’s life: getting married. Are you one of the many couples whose plans for a big and happy wedding in 2020 were dashed because of COVID-19?  So howContinue reading “How to Get Married Under the New Normal: Getting Your Marriage License”

5 Reasons Why You Need to Switch to an EMV Chip ATM Card

About 2 weeks ago, while I was trying to withdraw funds from my savings account, my ATM card was captured by the machine.  I called my bank immediately to report the incident and was told to wait by the machine in case it spews my card back out.  It didn’t.  Finally, the agent asked meContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Switch to an EMV Chip ATM Card”