7 Important Steps When Planning Your Civil Wedding

Due to the current restrictions on social gatherings, more and more couples choose to get married under civil rights. This is often regarded as the “more affordable” way of tying the knot but now that there is a pandemic and people’s movements are limited, a civil wedding is not only budget-friendly, but it is alsoContinue reading “7 Important Steps When Planning Your Civil Wedding”

How to Get Married Under the New Normal: Getting Your Marriage License

The pandemic brought most, if not all, of our big plans for 2020 to a screeching halt.  And that includes one of the most celebrated milestones in a person’s life: getting married. Are you one of the many couples whose plans for a big and happy wedding in 2020 were dashed because of COVID-19?  So howContinue reading “How to Get Married Under the New Normal: Getting Your Marriage License”

How to Apply or Renew your Philippine Passport Even During a Pandemic

Is your passport expiring soon? Or are you planning to finally get yourself a passport now that you have more time (since most employers have eased the work schedules of their staff)? I did a quick research on the application process for new passports and passport renewals and am sharing my findings below. Take noteContinue reading “How to Apply or Renew your Philippine Passport Even During a Pandemic”

8 Essential IDs You Need as a Filipino and How to Get Them

For every transaction you make with a government agency or a private firm in the Philippines, you will be asked to submit or show at least one valid government-issued ID. Whether you are employed or are running your own business, you need to have a Tax Identification ID, an SSS ID, and a PhilHealth ID,Continue reading “8 Essential IDs You Need as a Filipino and How to Get Them”

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?”

PSA Birth Certificates: Of Birth Registrations, Birth Certificate Errors, and More

In the Philippines, birth registration is an important step in establishing a child’s proof of identity. Parents are given 30 days from the date of the child’s birth to register their baby at the Local Civil Registry office of the municipality where the child was born.  All the child’s information provided during the registration ofContinue reading “PSA Birth Certificates: Of Birth Registrations, Birth Certificate Errors, and More”

5 Ways to Pay for Your PSA Certificate Orders at PSAHelpline.ph

The new PSAHelpline.ph is all about safety and convenience!  I am glad they decided to reactivate this online ordering channel as an option for us Pinoys to get copies of our birth certificates, marriage certificates, and CENOMAR.  This is most important now that we are encouraged to limit our movements outside the house due toContinue reading “5 Ways to Pay for Your PSA Certificate Orders at PSAHelpline.ph”

I Got a QR Code After Paying for My PSAHelpline Order. What Is This For?

Have you tried ordering your PSA birth certificate (or marriage, or CENOMAR) at PSAHelpline.ph? What changes did you notice on their website? As with other online shopping platforms, PSAHelpline.ph will require a working email address and mobile phone number from you during the ordering process.  You will receive order confirmations and updates through these channels.Continue reading “I Got a QR Code After Paying for My PSAHelpline Order. What Is This For?”