How To File A Delayed Registration Of Death

When a person passes away, the family members are responsible for registering the death certificate at the Office of the Civil Registrar within 30 days (from the date of death). Any day later than that and the registration shall be considered delayed. What are the requirements when filing a delayed registration of death? Based onContinue reading “How To File A Delayed Registration Of Death”

How To Update Your Last Name And Marital Status After Getting Married

Have you been married for quite a few months now but are still clueless on how to go about updating your marital status in your SSS, PhilHealth, and Pag-IBIG accounts? Do you really need to change your last name in all your IDs now that you are a wife? Updating your marital status in allContinue reading “How To Update Your Last Name And Marital Status After Getting Married”

DFA’s Courtesy Lanes Now Open For Fully Vaccinated Walk-in Applicants

As our country slowly adjusts to the new normal and government agencies and private establishments begin opening their doors to the public, the DFA finally announces that their Courtesy Lanes are now open for those who need it! When the pandemic hit two years ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs had to close its doorsContinue reading “DFA’s Courtesy Lanes Now Open For Fully Vaccinated Walk-in Applicants”

Where To Claim Your Undelivered Passport

If you applied for your passport between July 7, 2021 to February 8, 2022 and are still waiting for your passport to be delivered, you may be one of the 2,017 applicants who need to personally pick up your passport at designated DFA claiming sites. Here’s how to find out if your passport is includedContinue reading “Where To Claim Your Undelivered Passport”

DFA’s New Rules For Filipinos Arriving From Abroad

The DFA has released a new set of rules for Filipinos who will be arriving in the Philippines. These new rules shall take effect at 12:01 AM on February 10, 2022. If you have friends and relatives who are scheduled to arrive on or after February 10, they need to be properly informed. Generally, allContinue reading “DFA’s New Rules For Filipinos Arriving From Abroad”

DFA Pandemic Advisory: Traveling In and Outside the Philippines

How has the pandemic changed the way we travel? Let me count the ways… Whether you are traveling locally (within the country) or to other countries, you are sure to experience the “new normal” processes implemented by the different local government units and countries such as: a negative antigen or RT-PCR test prior to yourContinue reading “DFA Pandemic Advisory: Traveling In and Outside the Philippines”

5 IDs You Must Have This Year

This year, make it your resolution to always have a valid, government-issued ID in your possession all the time. And while you’re at it, why not make it your goal to complete these five IDs before the end of the first month of the year? Here’s the list of IDs, where you can get them,Continue reading “5 IDs You Must Have This Year”

Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021

Just a few weeks ago, we opened our borders to a lot of countries, following the dramatic decrease in COVID-19 cases most parts of the world, including the Philippines. Finally, we can all move around once more and see friends and families we missed so dearly during the almost 2-year lockdowns. Well, we spoke tooContinue reading “Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021”