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Annulment Cases in the Philippines

Requested from OSG by M. Acuavera at 10:14 PM on Jul 04, 2023.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2022
Tracking no: #OSG-322810136145

Acuavera 10:14 PM, Jul 04, 2023

Dear Mam/Sir:

Requesting the following:
1. Number of Annulment Cases Filed in the Philippines from 2012 to 2022.

2. Number of Annulment Cases Filed in the Philippines from 2012 to 2022 wherein one of the spouse is an OFW. 

3. Number of dissolved marriages (as approved by court) from 2012 to 2022. 

Also kindly explain briefly what is the difference between "Annulment of Marriage" from "Declaration of nullity of marriage" under the table "Marriage cases from 2009 to 2022 and their Subcategories" as presented in the Open Data "Marriage Cases per Year 2009 to January 2022"

Camazo 01:17 PM, Jul 07, 2023

July 7, 2023

Dear Mel Anthony Acuavera,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 04, 2023 10:14:42 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Annulment Cases in the Philippines.

Response to your request

Please visit our website for the information regarding data on Annulment Cases received by the OSG from the Courts , here is the link:

For your queries re:

1. Copy/paste link above;

2. We do not have the said information;

3. We do not have the information. 

Lastly, Annulment of Marriage and Declaration of Nullity of Marriage provides different grounds for filing the same. Hence, the data is different. Please copy paste the link below in order to view said grounds:

Please contact us at telephone no. 89881674, email at for further inquiries, see link: (Please copy, paste link in URL)

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Thank you.

Edsel Camazo
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