Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Year of Birth

A PSA Birth Certificate (formerly NSO Birth Certificate) bearing an incorrect birth date and month of the owner can be corrected under R.A. 9048 (also known as the Clerical Error Law).  But what if it is the birth year that needs correction?  Is this still covered by R.A. 9048?  Let us find out. Gelay wasContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Year of Birth”

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Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate

How do you correct a person’s gender in his NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)?  If he is male but his birth certificate shows him as “female”, can he have his birth certificate updated to show his correct gender? If your birth certificate shows an incorrect gender, it is considered a clerical error andContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate”

The Importance Of Having An NSO Registered Record

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I would like to remind everyone of the importance of registering civil registry documents, as the country celebrates the Civil Registration Month this February. It is highly important to register civil registry documents because each one of us is entitled to an identity and that it is an obligation as well as aContinue reading “The Importance Of Having An NSO Registered Record”