Paano Itama Ang Maling Middle Name Sa PSA Birth Certificate

Ang middle name ng isang tao sa kanyang birth certificate ay dapat na nakatugma sa maiden last name ng kanyang ina. Ito ang magpapatunay ng kanilang relasyon bilang mag-ina at basehan ng kanyang lineage o angkan. Kapag mali ang nakasulat na middle name sa birth certificate ng isang tao, maaari siyang magkaroon ng problema saContinue reading “Paano Itama Ang Maling Middle Name Sa PSA Birth Certificate”

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What You Need To Know About RA 9255: The Act Allowing Illegitimate Children To Use Their Father’s Last Name

Perhaps one of the biggest concerns when a child is born to unwed parents is the last name that will be assigned to the child upon birth registration. When can an illegitimate child use his or her father’s last name, and when is this prohibited or not allowed? Can the child change his or herContinue reading “What You Need To Know About RA 9255: The Act Allowing Illegitimate Children To Use Their Father’s Last Name”

How to Correct the Year of Birth on Your PSA Birth Certificate

An error in your birth month and or date (in your PSA birth certificate) can be corrected by filing a petition for correction of clerical error under RA 10172. This must be filed at the local civil registry office of the city or municipality where your birth was registered. Take note though that the “error”Continue reading “How to Correct the Year of Birth on Your PSA Birth Certificate”

How to Correct Your LAST NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate

Of all the “names” in a birth certificate, I always thought it was the Last Name that would entail the most complicated correction processes.  Before I dove into my research on civil registration, I always believed that the only way you can have your last name corrected is by employing the services of a lawyer.Continue reading “How to Correct Your LAST NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate”

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”

When Can I Get the Corrected Copy of my Birth Certificate?

Now that we know the different types of birth certificate errors and how we can have these corrected, the next question we need to answer is when will the amended copies of the birth certificate be made available?  This is important information that we all need to know, especially since Pinoys only attend to mattersContinue reading “When Can I Get the Corrected Copy of my Birth Certificate?”

When Do You Need A Supplemental Report?

As mentioned in our previous blogs, there are three ways you can have the errors in your birth certificate corrected: by filing a petition for correction, going to court, or filing a supplemental report. Today’s blog will tackle the birth certificate errors that can be corrected by supplemental reports. What birth certificate errors need aContinue reading “When Do You Need A Supplemental Report?”

List of Requirements for Change of First Name in your PSA Birth Certificate

If the first name written on your PSA birth certificate is not the name that you are using in most (if not all) of your IDs and transactions, you need to have it changed.  It is important that the details in your IDs and those written in your birth certificate match, especially when you areContinue reading “List of Requirements for Change of First Name in your PSA Birth Certificate”