Is My NSO Birth Certificate Still Valid Or Do I Need To Get A PSA Birth Certificate?

You may still have a copy of your birth certificate that is printed on a Security Paper that bears the NSO (National Statistics Office) logo and are wondering if it can still be considered a valid copy. The answer is yes. In June 2016, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the central statistical authority of theContinue reading “Is My NSO Birth Certificate Still Valid Or Do I Need To Get A PSA Birth Certificate?”

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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”

How to Correct Your MIDDLE NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate

Many of us take the middle name in our birth certificate for granted until it is pointed out to us when making a transaction with a government agency, a bank, or in school. If you know that the middle name in your birth certificate is incorrect, blurry, or worse, lacking (!), here’s what you canContinue reading “How to Correct Your MIDDLE NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate”

Passport Application: What You Need to Bring to the DFA Consular Office

To avoid encountering problems on your passport application appointment date, make sure you have the correct and complete set of requirements when you appear at the DFA.  Remember, if you are renewing a maroon passport, you no longer need to bring a copy of your PSA birth certificate, unless you are going to use thisContinue reading “Passport Application: What You Need to Bring to the DFA Consular Office”

What Are The Documentary Requirements For The National ID Registration?

Below are the documentary requirements that National ID applicants may present to any designated registration center.  These were lifted from the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the RA No. 11055, otherwise known as the Philippine Identification System Act. Application Form. The applicant shall submit a duly accomplished application form to any designated registration center.Continue reading “What Are The Documentary Requirements For The National ID Registration?”

105 Days: Extended Maternity Leave Act, Approved!

The President intentionally signed the Expanded Maternity Leave Act on February 20, 2019, one day before it would have lapsed into law.  That is good news! What do we need to know about the new law?  Read this: Previously on Maternity Leaves: Female employees were entitled to 60 days of paid leave for normal delivery.Continue reading “105 Days: Extended Maternity Leave Act, Approved!”

Renewing Your Passport? Bring Your PSA Birth Certificate!

So the DFA needs our help in rebuilding their database and we can do so by presenting a copy of our PSA birth certificate when renewing our passports.  Do you have a copy of your birth certificate yet? I used to keep several copies of my birth certificate in my desk; these were printed onContinue reading “Renewing Your Passport? Bring Your PSA Birth Certificate!”

Important Guidelines When Applying for a Philippine Passport

Here are some tips that can help you make the most of your appointment with the DFA for your passport application or renewal. Before applying for a Philippine passport: All applicants should secure an online appointment when applying for a passport. The public is advised to secure their passports prior to booking their flights.  FlightContinue reading “Important Guidelines When Applying for a Philippine Passport”