How to File for a Late Registration of Birth

A child must be registered at the Local Civil Registry office within 30 days after his birth.  If the parents fail to do that, the child will not have a valid birth certificate and there will be no basis for the details of his birth. If you register your child beyond the 30-day deadline, hisContinue reading “How to File for a Late Registration of Birth”

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If the Parents are Not Married, Whose Surname Does the Baby Use?

I always thought that if a child is born out of wedlock, the baby automatically carries its mother’s maiden last name (while his middle name is left blank, otherwise, the baby and the mom will appear to be siblings).  Only when the baby’s parents marry will the child have the legal right to adopt theContinue reading “If the Parents are Not Married, Whose Surname Does the Baby Use?”

How To Correct Your Child’s Misspelled Name On His Birth Certificate

Any misspelled entry in your child’s birth records can and will cause him a lot of trouble in the future.  It is always best to have these corrected as soon as possible to avoid inconsistencies in your child’s records, especially when he starts going to school. There are two types of corrections that can beContinue reading “How To Correct Your Child’s Misspelled Name On His Birth Certificate”

Dengue Confinements are Covered by PhilHealth

It is that time of the year when dengue mosquitoes seem to be more active in hunting their prey.  Young and old alike can fall victim to these pesky insects that carry the deadly dengue virus.  It is no secret why emergency rooms are never without a patient exhibiting the early signs of dengue fever.Continue reading “Dengue Confinements are Covered by PhilHealth”

How to Apply for an SSS Loan Restructuring If You are Unable to Visit an SSS Office

My brother’s SSS account has been in question for quite a few years now due to a salary loan that has remained unpaid since 2009.  I told him about the ongoing loan restructuring program being offered by the SSS and advised him to take some time off from work so he can visit an SSSContinue reading “How to Apply for an SSS Loan Restructuring If You are Unable to Visit an SSS Office”

South Korea Visa Now Only Through Travel Agencies

If you are planning to visit South Korea anytime soon, it is good to know that you no longer need to wait in line by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to get a visa.  Starting July 1, 2018, South Korea visitors may secure their visas through authorized travel agencies! According to the KoreanContinue reading “South Korea Visa Now Only Through Travel Agencies”

PSA to Manage the National ID System Soon

Apart from our birth and marriage certificates, the PSA will also be assigned to manage the national ID system once it is signed into law. What are the personal information that the PSA will collect to form part of the national ID? Common Reference Number or CRN and other basic information. Biometrics Voter’s ID, PhilippineContinue reading “PSA to Manage the National ID System Soon”

What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs

If you are planning on working abroad, one of the first things you need to take care of is your security.  Be wary of illegal recruiters and fake job agencies that can only get you in serious trouble with abusive employers abroad.  In order to avoid being in an OFW Horror Story, you need toContinue reading “What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs”