What to Do When Your PSA Birth Certificate Is Blurry

A PSA birth certificate with blurred entries will, most likely, not be honored by the establishment or agency that is requiring for it.  You will be asked to submit a clear copy of your PSA certificate. But how do you get a clear copy when the one from PSA is already blurred as it is?Continue reading “What to Do When Your PSA Birth Certificate Is Blurry”

What’s in A Last Name? A Guide for Unmarried Couples When Writing the Last Name of Their Child

One of the common birth certificate problems encountered by Filipinos is an incorrect last name written on their birth certificate.  Frequent questions we receive in our mailbox are: My mom is a single parent and in my birth certificate, I carry her maiden last name. However, her middle name is also written as my middleContinue reading “What’s in A Last Name? A Guide for Unmarried Couples When Writing the Last Name of Their Child”

How to Get a Birth Certificate for Your Newborn Baby

A child’s birth must be duly registered at the Local Civil Registry office within 30 days after it is born.  Whether the baby was born in a hospital or at home, the parents must ensure that the child is properly registered at the LCR so that a PSA birth certificate may be issued for theContinue reading “How to Get a Birth Certificate for Your Newborn Baby”

How to Get a PSA Death Certificate Online

When a child is born, the details of his or her birth must be duly registered at the Local Civil Registrar’s office.  This is how a person is assigned his own birth certificate which he will use as proof of his identity, nationality, and age (and other important personal information) during his lifetime. When aContinue reading “How to Get a PSA Death Certificate Online”

Get Your PSA Birth Certificate at PSAHelpline.ph

As I write this, there are 10,016 new active cases of COVID-19 nationwide. That’s 10,016 reasons to stay at home and limit our movements to only to the most essential and urgent. Minors, seniors, and those with underlying health conditions (diabetes, weak lungs, asthma, history of stroke, and the like) must stay at home.  AndContinue reading “Get Your PSA Birth Certificate at PSAHelpline.ph”

How to Get a Copy of your PSA Marriage Certificate Online

Newly married couples can get a copy of their PSA marriage certificate from the PSA at least three months after their wedding date.  This is the most conservative wait time; sometimes, it takes up to six months before a PSA copy is made available.  It really depends on how fast the city or municipal hallContinue reading “How to Get a Copy of your PSA Marriage Certificate Online”

How To Find A Job In The New Normal

Before 2020 ended, it was reported that about 4.5 million Filipinos lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Thousands of businesses were decimated by COVID-19, bringing our unemployment rate to 10.4% — the highest we registered in 15 years.  It was not a very good year. But life must go on. So, we brave ourContinue reading “How To Find A Job In The New Normal”

List of Requirements for Catholic Church Weddings in the Philippines

There was a point during the community lockdowns when church weddings were completely disallowed.  And then they re-opened the church doors but only for the bride and groom, their parents, and a pair of ninong and ninang.  Those were odd times and ones we hope will not happen again. Church weddings are still strictly regulated,Continue reading “List of Requirements for Catholic Church Weddings in the Philippines”