The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the Middle Name of Married Petitioner Part 15 of 16

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Here are the requirements you need to prepare when filing for a correction on your maiden middle name after you have been married.

What to bring:

  1. 2 latest certified/local copies and 2 latest PSA (formerly NSO) birth certificate to be corrected.
  2. 2 latest certified copy of marriage contract of the document owner.
  3. 2 latest certified copies of PSA birth certificate of at least 2 children of the document owner.
  4. 2 copies of baptismal certificate of the document owner.
  5. 2 copies of school records (Elementary, High School, or College – form 137 or Transcript of Records).
  6. 2 certified copies of voter’s registration record/voter’s affidavit (COMELEC).
  7. 2 latest original NBI Clearance (purpose: For Change of Name).
  8. 2 latest original PNP Clearance (purpose: For Change of Name).
  9. 2 copies of valid ID of the petitioner and the document owner and 1 copy of latest Community Tax Certificate from the place of work or residence.
  10. Other documents which the LCR may consider relevant and necessary for the approval of the Petition, such as the following:
    • GSIS/SSS Records
    • Medical Records
    • Business Records
    • School Records
    • Insurance
    • Land Title
    • Bank Passbook

All marriage contracts, birth and death certificates to be submitted should be latest certified photocopies when issued in Manila.  If issued outside Manila, must be on Security Paper of PSA (formerly NSO).

Steps to Follow:

  1. Submit all requirements to RA 9048 receiving table for assessment and initial interview.  Please bring all original documents and ID (Table 1 & 2).
  2. Preparation of petition paper (Computer Table).
  3. Proceed to Room 214, City Legal’s Office, and have petition papers notarized.
  4. Pay at the Tax Payer’s Lounge:
    • Registration Fee – P1,000
    • Certified True Copy Fee – P230
    • Transmittal Fee – P210
  5. Proceed to Table 3 for the receiving and filing of petition papers and all other documents.  You will be given a schedule for follow ups as well.

The Manila LCR does not conduct interviews during Fridays.




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19 thoughts on “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the Middle Name of Married Petitioner Part 15 of 16

  1. paano po kung namatay na ang nanay ng bata at di pa nya nairehistro ang mga anak nya? ano po mga requirements?

  2. Good day po.
    Tanung cu lang po cung gaano katagal ma release ung PSA cu pag nadala kuna sa main office..ang problema po ay ung dasmariñas bagong bayan cavite naging (DBB) tama nmn po kaso ayaw tangapin sa dfa. OK na po ung requirements cu galing munisipyo. Kailangang kailangan na po kc..
    Supplemental daw po ang gagawin.
    Maraming salamat po.

  3. May maling isang letter ng apelyido ng tatay ko at yung year ng date ng kasal nila sa birth certificate ko, kumpleto na ang mga requirements ko, kaya lang yung middle name ko sa voter’s registration ko ay mali. Pwede bnag wala ng voter’s registration sa requirements ko. Thank you

  4. Good day.
    Problema q po pinanganak anak q year 2002 d p kame kasal kya apelyido ng mother nia nklagay at d po nailagay name q bilang father naikasal po kame year 2004 gusto q po apelyido q n gmitin nia ngaun..pnu po ggwin nmin?

    1. Hi Albert,

      Pwede kayong mag file ng LEgitimation Due to Subsequent Marriage para sa anak ninyo para magamit na niya ang apelido mo at mapalitan na ang status nya from illegitimate to legitimate. Maaari niyo itong i-file sa LCR (munisipyo).


  5. Hi.. I have an issue with regards to my first name..wla po ako first name sa nso but i do have on may original birth certificate.. Pano po b yung gagawin and what are the possible requirements? Thank you.. Hope you will help me.

  6. Magkano po ang bayad ng correction of a name?!yong mga middle name po kasi ng mga magulang ko mali po yong spelling sa birth certificate ko..salamat po

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