Get a Single Status Certificate in Venezuela Easily

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What is it?

A Single Status Certificate, also known as a Certificate of No Impediment or a Certificate of Freedom to Marry, is an official document issued by the Venezuelan government. It certifies that an individual is legally single and free to marry. This certificate is often required when a Venezuelan citizen plans to get married abroad or needs to prove their single status for various legal purposes.

Who needs it?

The ideal customer for this service is a Venezuelan citizen who plans to marry abroad or needs to prove their single status for legal reasons. This includes individuals marrying foreign nationals, those applying for dual citizenship, or anyone involved in international legal proceedings where proof of single status is required. Additionally, expatriates and Venezuelan diaspora may find this service crucial for simplifying cross-border legal and personal matters.


  1. Visit the Civil Registry Office where your birth was registered.
  2. Request a Single Status Certificate by filling out the necessary forms.
  3. Submit the forms along with the required documents (listed below).
  4. Pay any applicable fees for processing the certificate.
  5. Wait for the processing time, which may vary depending on the office.
  6. Once issued, obtain an apostille for the certificate if it will be used abroad.
  7. Translate the certificate if required by the destination country.

Required documents

  • National ID (Cédula de Identidad): Obtain this from the National Electoral Council (CNE).
  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate: Request from the Civil Registry Office.
  • Proof of Residence: Utility bills or a formal letter from local authorities can serve this purpose.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Apostille requirement: Ensure your document is apostilled if it will be used internationally.
  • Translation: Legal translations may be required depending on the country of use.
  • Processing time: Varies but can be expedited for an additional fee.
  • Consultation: Legal advice may be beneficial, especially for complex cases or international use.


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