List of Supporting Documents for New Passport Application: For Late Registered Birth Certificate Holders

In yesterday’s blog, we have established that the DFA requires a copy of the applicant’s PSA birth certificate if it is his first time to apply for a passport.  Likewise, if the female applicant wishes to change her maiden last name to that of her husband’s she needs to submit a copy of her PSAContinue reading “List of Supporting Documents for New Passport Application: For Late Registered Birth Certificate Holders”

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Can You Apply for the Late Registration of Birth of a Deceased Person?

Mang Roy was a famous farmer in their barrio.  His success story, from being a humble tenant who plants and harvests for landlords, to being one of the wealthiest landowners and supplier of root crops, fruits, and vegetables in their province, is well-known in their barangay.  When he retired from farming at the age ofContinue reading “Can You Apply for the Late Registration of Birth of a Deceased Person?”

No PSA Birth Certificate? No Problem!

Ang PSA Birth Certificate (dating NSO Birth Certificate) ay madalas na kasama sa listahan ng mga primary documentary requirements ng iba’t-ibang establishments tulad ng mga bangko, eskwelahan, at mga government agencies.  Ang birth certificate ay naka-print sa Security Paper (SECPA) at may selyo ng PSA sa upper left-hand corner ng dokumento.  Maaari itong makuha mulaContinue reading “No PSA Birth Certificate? No Problem!”

The Quezon City Hall Series: Late Registration of Birth

A child’s birth must be registered at the city or municipal hall of the child’s birthplace within 30 days from the date of birth.  If parents fail to submit the necessary documents for registration, the child will not be issued a birth certificate until they file for a late registration. Here are the documentary requirementsContinue reading “The Quezon City Hall Series: Late Registration of Birth”

Can a Married Woman Use her Maiden Name on her Passport? Part 2

A few months back, we featured an article on the conditions for married women to use their maiden names on their passports.  In that article, it was mentioned that a married woman needs to show proof that her marriage has been annulled or that she has been widowed before she can revert to her maidenContinue reading “Can a Married Woman Use her Maiden Name on her Passport? Part 2”

How to File for Late Registration of Birth Certificate at the Manila City Hall Part 1 of 16

If you are a resident of the city of Manila, you will find yourself transacting at one of the most historical city halls in our country at least once.  The iconic building is located at the corners of Taft Avenue, Padre Burgos Avenue, and Villegas Street in Ermita.  It may look old to some butContinue reading “How to File for Late Registration of Birth Certificate at the Manila City Hall Part 1 of 16”

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”

NSO Late Registration Procedures

Bonjour. Mabuhay. If you need to facilitate a late registration for your birth certificate, these are the requiremenst you will need to bring to the local civil registrar: If the person is less than eighteen (18) years old, the following shall be required: Four (4) copies of the Certificate of Live Birth duly accomplished andContinue reading “NSO Late Registration Procedures”