Is It Important to Indicate the Date and Place of the Parents’ Marriage in the Child’s Birth Certificate?

Each and every entry in a civil registry document, such as a Certificate of Live Birth, is important. The birth certificate is the sole basis for a person’s identity and lineage and will be asked of that person every time he makes important transactions such as enroll in school, apply for a bank account, travel,Continue reading “Is It Important to Indicate the Date and Place of the Parents’ Marriage in the Child’s Birth Certificate?”

How to Register Your Child’s Certificate of Live Birth

A person’s birth certificate is as unique and relevant as the very prints on his fingers. It is his guide to his identity such as the facts of his birth and his parentage.  All throughout one’s life, a person’s birth certificate will be required of him to establish his name, age, nationality, and other personalContinue reading “How to Register Your Child’s Certificate of Live Birth”

SSS Sickness And Maternity Benefits: Your Employers’ Legal Obligations

Contributing to the SSS alone does not guarantee a smooth and hassle-free benefits-claiming process. Believe it or not, your employer has a significant role in making sure that you are able to claim and use your SSS privileges right when you need it. Today’s feature will focus on two very important SSS benefits that involveContinue reading “SSS Sickness And Maternity Benefits: Your Employers’ Legal Obligations”

Delayed Registration Of Birth: All You Need To Know

A person’s birth must be registered at the Local Civil Registry office of the place where he or she was born. This must be done within 30 days from his/her birthdate, otherwise, the birth registration will be tagged as late or delayed. Unless a person’s birth is properly registered at the LCR, that person willContinue reading “Delayed Registration Of Birth: All You Need To Know”

PSA Birth Certificates: Of Birth Registrations, Birth Certificate Errors, and More

In the Philippines, birth registration is an important step in establishing a child’s proof of identity. Parents are given 30 days from the date of the child’s birth to register their baby at the Local Civil Registry office of the municipality where the child was born.  All the child’s information provided during the registration ofContinue reading “PSA Birth Certificates: Of Birth Registrations, Birth Certificate Errors, and More”

How to Register the Birth of a Newborn Baby

Parents are obligated to register their babies as soon as possible, after birth.  By law, you should be able to properly register the details of your child’s birth within 30 days from the date of his birth. Here’s how: How to register a newborn baby born in a hospital: Be ready with your baby’s name.Continue reading “How to Register the Birth of a Newborn Baby”

How to File for a Late Registration of Birth

A child must be registered at the Local Civil Registry office within 30 days after his birth.  If the parents fail to do that, the child will not have a valid birth certificate and there will be no basis for the details of his birth. If you register your child beyond the 30-day deadline, hisContinue reading “How to File for a Late Registration of Birth”

4 Steps in Registering your Child’s Birth

My sister gave birth last March to twins.  It was her first pregnancy which means that she had to learn all the things that came with it, twice (changing diapers, breastfeeding, etc.).  She said that from the moment her doctor confirmed she was pregnant, she felt as if she was seeing, hearing, tasting, and feelingContinue reading “4 Steps in Registering your Child’s Birth”