How to Change “Baby Boy” and “Baby Girl” in Your Birth Certificate

Are you one of the many Filipinos whose first name in his or her PSA birth certificate is either Baby Boy or Baby Girl?  Sakit ba sa ulo? Good thing the Philippine Statistics Authority already has a prescribed solution to help you get rid of these “babies” in your birth certificate and replace it with aContinue reading “How to Change “Baby Boy” and “Baby Girl” in Your Birth Certificate”

Common PSA Birth Certificate Problems (and their solutions!)

“Noong ‘80s, nakakuha ako ng kopya ng PSA (formerly NSO) birth certificate ko.  Ngayon, nag request ulit ako, sabi sa akin ‘No Name’ na daw ako!  Bakit nawala yung record ko eh meron na nga dati?” This is a common confusion among us Pinoys when we are told that we “have a problem with ourContinue reading “Common PSA Birth Certificate Problems (and their solutions!)”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : Are You a “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl”?

Us Pinoys have a penchant for naming anything small, cute, and cuddly, Baby, including our children.  We often disregard the fact that these babies will soon grow up to become boys and girls, and eventually, men and women.  Imagine being the Chairman of the Board of a multi-national company and your team calls you “SirContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : Are You a “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl”?”