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REPORT OF BIRTH
 

The birth of a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne or the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva,  for transmittal to and proper registration with the National Statistics Office (NSO).

 
REPORT OF MARRIAGE
 

The marriage contracted by a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne or to the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva for proper transmittal to and registration with the office of National Statistics Office (NSO) in the Philippines.

 

 

JUDICIAL RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN DIVORCE

There is no divorce in the Philippines.  In cases where a Filipino citizen contracts marriage with a foreigner, a divorce validly obtained thereafter in a foreign court by the foreigner spouse must be judicially recognized by a Philippine court before the Filipino spouse can remarry under Philippine laws.


The judicial recognition of said divorce shall be the basis for the annotation of the relevant civil registry documents - that would enable the Filipino spouse to re-marry or the female (Filipino) spouse to revert  to her maiden name.

 

 

REPORT OF DEATH

 The Death of a Filipino citizen in Switzerland must be reported at the earliest opportunity to the Philippine Embassy in Berne, Switzerland or to the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva, Switzerland for proper registration with the office of National Statistics Office (NSO) in the Philippines.

Note: Since, 1 March 2013, PostFinance/Swiss Post will no longer be accepting Postanweisung/ Postal Money order.  Applicants can send their cash/ payments by "registered letter" value added service.  Letter contents are insured up to a value of 500 francs.  Cash can also be sent by A Mail Plus, the contents of which are insured up to a value of 100 francs.