The ePhilID: What Is It And How Do You Get One?

From PhilSys ID to EPhilID, real quick! If you have completed the Step 2 of the PhilSys ID registration process but have not yet received your physical ID, you may just be eligible to get an electronic version of the ID. Here’s how. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) recently announced the pilot test on theContinue reading “The ePhilID: What Is It And How Do You Get One?”

Will A Foreign Divorce Be Recognized In The Philippines?

A Filipino citizen (husband) and a foreign citizen (wife) marry in the Philippines; sometime later, the foreign spouse files and is granted a divorce in her country. Will the Filipino spouse be able to marry again in the Philippines by virtue of the foreign divorce papers sent to him by his ex-wife? When I didContinue reading “Will A Foreign Divorce Be Recognized In The Philippines?”

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”

What To Do When The Annotation On The Annulment Of Your Marriage Does Not Reflect On Your PSA Marriage Certificate

After an annulment is granted to a married couple, the details of the annulment is written on their old marriage certificate to indicate that their union has been dissolved. However, there are cases when, even after months or years of getting an annulment granted, the ex-couple’s PSA marriage certificate would still not have the saidContinue reading “What To Do When The Annotation On The Annulment Of Your Marriage Does Not Reflect On Your PSA Marriage Certificate”

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)”

How To Correct The Middle Name In A Person’s PSA Birth Certificate

There are two possible concerns that a person may have with the middle name in his or her birth certificate: Both cases can cause confusion and are regarded as unacceptable errors, especially when the birth certificate is being presented to verify the owner’s identity and parentage. Thankfully, this type of error may be corrected byContinue reading “How To Correct The Middle Name In A Person’s PSA Birth Certificate”

PSAHelpline.ph Now Accepts Payments Through ShopeePay

As digital payments continue to gain momentum in our country, more and more people choose to activate their e-wallets and use their e-cash to pay for their purchases. Whether buying online or over the counter, consumers are now given various cashless payment options to promote safety and convenience under the new normal of shopping andContinue reading “PSAHelpline.ph Now Accepts Payments Through ShopeePay”