The CENOMAR After An Annulment

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! One of the most commonly asked questions regarding CENOMAR (or Certificate of No Marriage or Certificate of Singleness) is:  What appears on the CENOMAR if the owner has had his previous marriage annulled? Let us find out. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), a CENOMAR is a certificate issued by the NSOContinue reading “The CENOMAR After An Annulment”


Annulment vs. Declaration of Nullity of Marriage

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! We are still on the topic of annulment and a few days back, we touched on the Reformed Annulment Process recently announced by the Catholic Church.  The web is rich with information on this touchy subject and through diligent research, I discovered that Annulment per se and Nullity of Marriage are two differentContinue reading “Annulment vs. Declaration of Nullity of Marriage”

Reformed Annulment Process

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! The internet is abuzz with a recent announcement from the Vatican: Church annulment is now simplified, with bishops now empowered to judge the annulment cases themselves.  What’s more, the process is made more affordable, if not for free, addressing the prohibitive costs of an annulment and therefore, making it available to anyone seekingContinue reading “Reformed Annulment Process”

Facts About Registering a Newborn Baby

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! Para wala nang turuan at sisihan later on, alamin na natin kung kanino ba talagang responsibility ang pag-register sa mga bagong silang na bata. Kung ang bata ay isinilang sa hospital, clinic, o iba pang similar institutions, ang administrator ng hospital o clinic na ito ang syang dapat mag facilitate ng registration ngContinue reading “Facts About Registering a Newborn Baby”


A Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR) from the National Statistics Office (NSO) is simply what its name implies. It is a certification issued by the NSO stating that a person has not contracted any marriage. Also called a certificate of No Record of Marriage or Certificate of Singleness. In legal definitions for interpersonal status,Continue reading “CENOMAR”

NSO Delivery: How to request for an NSO Certificate using NSO Birth Certificate Delivery (02)737-1111 and

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In case you are not sure how the NSO Helpline and Online works, here are some quick pointers:   How to request for an NSO Certificate using NSO Birth Certificate Delivery (02) 737-1111 Dial 737-1111 on your land line phone or mobile phone. Append 02 before the hotline number if dialing outsideContinue reading “NSO Delivery: How to request for an NSO Certificate using NSO Birth Certificate Delivery (02)737-1111 and”