Filipinos who are married to foreigners and wanted to buy properties here in the Philippines must be aware that their foreigner spouse cannot own a land. The land title must be in the name of the Filipino spouse and the foreigner will be required to execute an Affidavit of Waiver. Shown below is an example of such a document.
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES )
AFFIDAVIT OF WAIVER
I, _________________________________, ________________ citizen, of legal age, resident of _________________________________________________________ after having sworn to in accordance with the law, hereby depose and state:
1. THAT I am legally married to ____________________________________________, of legal age, Filipino Citizen, with the same residence address.
2. THAT during our marital union, we acquired by purchase real estate property from ___________________________________ particularly described as Block _____ Lot _____ at __________________________ located at__________________________.
3. THAT being a foreigner ( ________________ citizen ) as stated above, I do hereby waive whatever rights I have over the above mentioned real estate property.
AFFIANT FURTHER SAYETH NONE IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature, this ___ day of ____________, 2007 in the PHILPPINES.
SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me, this ______ day of _______________________, 2007, in the _____________________________ Affiant exhibiting to me his/her Residence Certificate No. ___________________ issued at _______________________________ on __________________.
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Page No. ___________
Book No. __________
Series No. __________