How to Correct a Child’s Misspelled Name on his PSA Birth Certificate

I may have already written about this topic before but I noticed that there are more and more people who send emails and messages asking me how to have a misspelled name (on a PSA birth certificate) can be corrected.  And fast. Haha!  All of us want quick fixes for everything. Although I could not makeContinue reading “How to Correct a Child’s Misspelled Name on his PSA Birth Certificate”

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How to Correct the Birth Date, Month, and Birth Year in a PSA Birth Certificate

Do you have a problem with the entries in your birth date, month, or year in your birth certificate?  Like any other error, your birth date details are as vital because it indicates your age – a vital requirement for job applications, getting a driver’s license, school enrollment, and other transactions that have age requirements. Continue reading “How to Correct the Birth Date, Month, and Birth Year in a PSA Birth Certificate”

The Quezon City Hall Series: How to File an Affidavit for Clerical Error and Change of First Name

A most common issue encountered by Filipinos with their birth certificates are misspelled first, middle, or last names.  These can go from just a single misplaced letter to an entire unknown name that somehow made it to the person’s birth certificate by mistake.  If you need to have your name corrected or changed, you mayContinue reading “The Quezon City Hall Series: How to File an Affidavit for Clerical Error and Change of First Name”

The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the First Name Under RA 9048 (Not Married Individuals)

A misspelled first name on your birth certificate can be detrimental to important transactions like applying for a passport or claiming an inheritance.  If you have a couple of letters missing or added to your first name, have it corrected as soon as you can. Here are the list of requirements and steps to followContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the First Name Under RA 9048 (Not Married Individuals)”

The Manila City Hall Series: How To Correct Clerical Error on Middle Name or Mother’s Name of an Unmarried Petitioner Part 4 of 16

As Filipinos, we consider it very important to use our mother’s maiden last name as our middle name.  Although we are widely known to practice patriarchal system in families (and sometimes, businesses), we are also known to give utmost reverence to our mothers and her lineage. That is why it is important to make sureContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How To Correct Clerical Error on Middle Name or Mother’s Name of an Unmarried Petitioner Part 4 of 16”

The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error in the First Name Under RA 9048 (For Married Individuals) Part 2 of 16

Any discrepancy on your first name on your birth certificate is sure to cause problems and delays on your transactions later on.  It is your responsibility to have this corrected to avoid issues with your records and other IDs such as your driver’s license and passport. The Manila City Hall has released a clear, step-by-stepContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error in the First Name Under RA 9048 (For Married Individuals) Part 2 of 16”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : No First or Last Name in NSO Birth Certificate

What could be more disappointing than finding out that you do not have a first name or last name written on your NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)? It could be that your parents were overwhelmed with joy when they first saw you that they failed to tell the nurses your name.  Or maybeContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : No First or Last Name in NSO Birth Certificate”