Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Date of Parents’ Marriage on Child’s Birth Certificate is not the same as Date on Their Marriage Certificate

What are the consequences of wrong information on official documents such a child’s certificate of live birth?  How can these be corrected? Dindo and Karen were childhood sweethearts who got separated while they were attending college in different provinces.  When they began working in Manila, their paths crossed again and this time, Dindo did notContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Date of Parents’ Marriage on Child’s Birth Certificate is not the same as Date on Their Marriage Certificate”

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”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate

How do you correct a person’s gender in his NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)?  If he is male but his birth certificate shows him as “female”, can he have his birth certificate updated to show his correct gender? If your birth certificate shows an incorrect gender, it is considered a clerical error andContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Middle Name on Birth Certificate

What if you found out that the middle name written on your NSO birth certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate) is your mother’s maiden middle name, making you her sister or brother (instead of being her son or daughter)?  How do you get this corrected and fast? According to the official website of the Philippine StatisticsContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Middle Name on Birth Certificate”