The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error in the First Name Under RA 9048 (For Married Individuals) Part 2 of 16

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Any discrepancy on your first name on your birth certificate is sure to cause problems and delays on your transactions later on.  It is your responsibility to have this corrected to avoid issues with your records and other IDs such as your driver’s license and passport.

The Manila City Hall has released a clear, step-by-step process for citizens who need to have their first names corrected.  Included as well is the list of documentary requirements that applicants need to have on hand for this particular transaction.

Here is the second part in this 16-part series on Civil Registry procedures at the Manila City Hall:

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS:

(a). 2 latest certified/local copies and 2 latest PSA (formerly NSO) copies of birth certificate to be corrected.

(b). 2 latest certified copy of PSA (formerly NSO) marriage contract of the document owner.

(c). 2 latest certified copies of PSA (formerly NSO) birth certificate of at least 2 children of the document owner.

(d). 2 copies of baptismal certificate.

(e). 2 copies of school records, (Elementary and High School either F-137/138 or Certification) or College (TOR)

(f). 2 certified copies of voter’s registration record/voters affidavit. (COMELEC)

(g). 2 latest original NBI Clearance. (PURPOSE: FOR CORRECTION OF FIRST NAME)

(h). 2 latest original PNP Clearance. (PURPOSE: FOR CORRECTION OF FIRST NAME)

(i). 2 copies of valid ID of the petitioner and the document owner and 1 copy of latest community tax certificate from the place of work or residence.

(j). Other documents which the Office may consider relevant and necessary for the approval of the Petition.

(GSIS/SSS Record, Diploma (Grade School, High School, or College/Vocational), Medical Record, Business Record, Service Record, Insurance, Certificate of Land Title, Passbook etc.

(k). SPA (Special Power of Attorney), If the petitioner is abroad, or sick, he/she can be represented by lawyer or his/her nearest relative (up to third degree of consanguinity).

PROCESS AND REMINDERS:

(a). All civil documents (Birth, Marriage and Death) to be submitted should be the latest certified local copy or Security paper from PSA (formerly NSO).

(b). After the compliance of the requirements, please proceed to the information counter and get a number for the Pre-interview and bring the original copies of the supporting documents (Personal Records).

Please be reminded that only the applicants with complete set of requirements will be entertained for pre-interview.

(c). Steps to follow will be provided after the Final Interview.

(d). Processing period of the petition is four (4) months and will commence on the date the petition is received by the Office.

(e). Payments are as follows:

  • Registration Fee (P 1,000.00)
  • Certified Xerox Copy (P230.00)
  • Transmittal Fee (P 210.00)
  • Additional Payment of 30.00 (Document with supplemental report.)

Please be reminded that the City Hall does not conduct interviews during Fridays.

Source: http://manila.gov.ph/services/civil-registry/

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35 thoughts on “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Clerical Error in the First Name Under RA 9048 (For Married Individuals) Part 2 of 16

  1. hi……. ano po ang kelangan gawin kulang po kasi ng 1 letter ang Surname ng asawa ko dun sa Marriange Contract

  2. Good day po, ask ko lang po kung pwedeng iparush yung sa pag aupload ng annotated birth certificate sa PSA. After 2 weeks pa raw po kasi maa-upload. Sapagkat kailangan na kailangan ko na po kasi talaga next week. Ayon po kasi sa agency ko bine-verify pa daw po kasi ng TECO sa PSA yung birth certificate. Yung employer ko po kasi pinapa alis na po ako next week. Maaari ko po bang ipa rush sa Sta. Mesa un?

  3. Ask ko lang po pwede po kayang iparush yung correction ng birth place , kulang lang po kase ng municipality yung birth place ko? need ko na po kase para sa passport po. Thankyou po sa reply. Godbless po 😇

      1. Pano ko po mapapabago ang middle initial ko sa birth certificate ng anak ko na 7 years old at ang spelling ng pangalan ng wife ko,ano po ang requirements kasi ofw po ang wife ko now at wala sy,dipo b sy hahanapin?

  4. Paano ung akin eh maddle name ko may Mali na spilling sa halip na s ay naging z ano ang gagawin ko salamat ung tarusan ung tama

  5. master ano pong correction po ba ang ipa-file kung ang kulang sa B.C. ay sufffix na “III” wala po kasi ito. pero ginagamit ko na po since school days and government ids ay with “III” na. pwede po kaya na affidavit ang gamitin na same person po ako without sa B.C. and with “III” sa present records na hawak ko. thank you po

  6. hi master good evening po. regarding po sa problema ko. ang apelyido ng anak ko sa b.c nya ay yung gnagamit ng tatay nya apelyido sa lahat ng records nya. pero hndi po yun ang naka lagay sa b.c ng asawa ko. ngayon po kasal na kmi ang gnamit nmin na apelyido ay kung ano ang nasa birthcert ng asawa ko. ngayon paano po nmin mapapalitan ang apelyido ng anak nmin?? maraming salamat po sa sagot. godbless you po.

  7. ask ko po kung ano gagawain sa birth certificate ko. ang name ko po sa birth cert ko ay Maria Cecilia. pero lahat po ng documents ko and school records Ma. Cecilia po ang gamit ko. paano ko po mapapa correct yun

      1. HINDI LANG PO SCHOOL RECORDS ANG PROBLEM KO. PATI PO SSS PAG IBIG NBI BIR MARRIAGE CONTRACT AND PASSPORT. LAHAT PO MA. CECILIA ANG NAKALAGAY. YUNG BIRTH CERT KO LANG PO ANG TANGING MARIA CECILIA

      2. Nasa iyo naman ang decision eh. Ipa correct mo yung mga sinasabi mong dokumento or ipa correct mo yung PSA record sa munisipyo kung saan ka naka register. Alin sa tingin mo ang mabilis na maayos mo.?

  8. Good day po, itatanong ko lang po sana kung ano po ang dapat gawin dahil ang last name po ng tatay ko ay kulang ng isang letter sa kanyang birthcert. At yung first name niya naman po sa kanyang marriage contract ay iba kumpara sa kanyang birth certificate.(rick po sa kanyang birthcert at ricardo naman po sa kanyang marriage contract) maraming salamat po!

    1. Hi Christine,

      PWedeng mag file ng petition for change of first name ang father mo. Petition for correction of clerical error naman para ma-correct ang isang letra na mali sa last name niya. Basahin mo ang article na ito para sa kumpletong listahan ng mga documentary requirements na kailangan ninyong ihanda bago mag file:
      https://mastercitizen.wordpress.com/2016/05/17/problems-with-nso-birth-certificate-my-father-changed-his-name-on-his-marriage-certificate/

      MC

  9. Ask ko Lang po, Kung paano Ang gagawin mali po Ang spelling Ang first name ng bride sa married certificate sa birth certificate??

  10. Hi! What are the requirements in requesting for correction of my mother’s first name in Marriage Contract. My birth was already corrected. Her name is Carmen but in my birth it’s Carmencita. She already passed away.

  11. hello po master,sbi po sa munisipyo pinuntahan ko after nilang inaprovan ung mga reqs,ko punta pa daw po ako sa quezon city,akala ko po ung babayaran ko na filing fee at for LBC sila na lahat ang bahala at hihintayin ko na lang ung birthdcertf.after 3mos.tnx po

  12. Master, tnong q lng po paano ko mkukuha ang passport qng nwala ko ung resibo ng pinagbayaran q s passport q? Kc pina rush q s lbc pero d p rin dumadating at d cla mkontak puro answering machine lng. June 7 po ako nagpa renew till now wla p ung passport q.

  13. Magtatanong lng po ako.Gusto ko pong I ayos ang birtcertificate ng anak ko 16 years na po and pinanganak sa abroad.ang problema po Hindi po nk indicate ang name ng father niya (asawa ko po)and were married matagal na.ano po ang mga steps na gagawin ko, and Wala po ang asawa ko nasa ibang bansa , ako Lang maglalakad ng mga papers .sana po m advice niyo ako.thanks!

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