The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Change of First Name on Birth Certificate (Not Married) Part 14 of 16

In a previous post, we discussed the requirements and processes involved when changing the first name of a birth certificate owner who is already married.  Today’s post is about filing a petition for the change of first name of an unmarried individual at the Manila City Hall. What to bring: (a). 2 latest certified/local  copiesContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Change of First Name on Birth Certificate (Not Married) Part 14 of 16”

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The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the First Name Under RA 9048 (Not Married Individuals)

A misspelled first name on your birth certificate can be detrimental to important transactions like applying for a passport or claiming an inheritance.  If you have a couple of letters missing or added to your first name, have it corrected as soon as you can. Here are the list of requirements and steps to followContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error on the First Name Under RA 9048 (Not Married Individuals)”

Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Misspelled Names of Bride or Groom

A marriage certificate is a vital civil registry document that attests to the union of a man and a woman. That is why it is important that the information written on the certificate are all accurate. So what happens when you miss an entry or misspell a name in a marriage certificate?  Can these beContinue reading “Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Misspelled Names of Bride or Groom”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Child Was Registered at the LCR Twice

While some parents fail to properly register their newborn babies at the Local Civil Registry office, therefore resulting to Late Registration when the need for the child’s birth certificate arises, others do it not once, but twice (I hope not more than that!).  The following are just some of the reasons why this happens: IContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Child Was Registered at the LCR Twice”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : Are You a “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl”?

Us Pinoys have a penchant for naming anything small, cute, and cuddly, Baby, including our children.  We often disregard the fact that these babies will soon grow up to become boys and girls, and eventually, men and women.  Imagine being the Chairman of the Board of a multi-national company and your team calls you “SirContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : Are You a “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl”?”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : “I Know My Name Is Pedro.”

What if the first name you have been using all your life is not the name written on your NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)?  )?  Is it possible to have such errors corrected?  Let’s find out from “Pedro”. His family and friends have always called him Pedro, “Pete” for short.  In a seaContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate : “I Know My Name Is Pedro.””