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 Interchanged Middle and Last Names In A PSA Birth Certificate

Before you sign your child’s certificate of live birth, make sure you double-checked all the entries including name spellings and dates. Any incorrect entry in the certificate will reflect on the PSA-certified copy of the document and will take time, money, and a lot of effort to have it corrected in the future. A commonContinue reading “How To Correct Interchanged Middle and Last Names In A PSA Birth Certificate”

How To Put The Full Middle Name On A PSA Birth Certificate (If Only The Middle Initial Was Written)

If only your middle initial is what is written in your PSA birth certificate, you can say that your birth certificate is erroneous. You must have your PSA birth certificate corrected so that your middle name is correctly spelled out and can be clearly read. You can have your birth certificate corrected under the provisionsContinue reading “How To Put The Full Middle Name On A PSA Birth Certificate (If Only The Middle Initial Was Written)”

What to Do When the Gender Field in Your Birth Certificate is Blank

An unpopulated field in your birth certificate is not a good thing; however, it also is not as alarming as an incorrect birth year, incorrect year of marriage, or worse, an incorrect last name. Just the same, if there are blanks in your birth certificate where a pertinent personal detail should be, you need toContinue reading “What to Do When the Gender Field in Your Birth Certificate is Blank”

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 do I Correct the Errors on my Birth Certificate?

Since a child’s birth certificate is populated manually and almost always, by persons other than the parents of the child, errors are bound to happen. Simple errors can be corrected by a trip to the Local Civil Registry office where the birth was registered. Other errors are more complex and will need the intervention ofContinue reading “How do I Correct the Errors on my Birth Certificate?”

2 Ways to Correct a Misspelled Name on a PSA Birth Certificate

Most people think that a misspelled name in a birth certificate can be easily rectified by filing a Petition for Correction of Clerical Error, as stipulated in RA 9048.  However, there are cases when misspelled names may only be corrected through a court proceeding and with the assistance of a lawyer. Correcting vs. Changing AContinue reading “2 Ways to Correct a Misspelled Name on a PSA Birth Certificate”