Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know

Since we are on the topic of passport applications and renewals, I decided to collect all of the important facts and guidelines from the DFA and dedicate a blog for it. I, too, need to have my passport renewed and everyday I would visit the DFA website hoping to be able to get an appointment.Continue reading “Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know”

How To Set An Appointment For Step 2 Registration Of The PhilSys ID

I have successfully set an appointment for step 2 of my PhilSys ID application. The website is user-friendly, easy to read and understand, and can even be edited if you need to update or change any information you have submitted. If you have not yet taken “Step 1” of the registration process, now is theContinue reading “How To Set An Appointment For Step 2 Registration Of The PhilSys ID”

How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines

An illegitimate child’s birth right may be changed to legitimate after his biological parents marry. Below is a complete how-to guide we lifted from the website of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for your reference. Read on. What is LEGITIMATION? Legitimation is a remedy for those born out of wedlock and are considered illegitimate toContinue reading “How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines”

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 Change the Last Name of an Illegitimate Child in his PSA Birth Certificate

A child born to unwed parents is an illegitimate child. Normally, it is the mother’s last name that is registered as the child’s last name on his birth certificate; no middle name is assigned.  But what if the child’s biological father decides to let the child use his last name after the child’s birth certificateContinue reading “How to Change the Last Name of an Illegitimate Child in his PSA Birth Certificate”

List of Documentary Requirements for SSS Maternity Benefits

The first part of this blog was released yesterday. All the how-to’s of availing the SSS maternity benefits are in there. If you missed yesterday’s blog, you can read it here. Documentary requirements for SOLO PARENTS Valid Solo Parent ID issued by DSWD For employers filing maternity reimbursement claims of former female employees who wereContinue reading “List of Documentary Requirements for SSS Maternity Benefits”

How to Get Your Digital National ID from PhilSys

Did you know that you can now apply for your digital National ID online? According to the official Facebook account of the Philippine Identification System (@PSAPhilSysOfficial), there are three easy steps to get a digital national ID through the online registration portal that will be made available this month (April 2021). I checked and itContinue reading “How to Get Your Digital National ID from PhilSys”