How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines

An illegitimate child’s birth right may be changed to legitimate after his biological parents marry. Below is a complete how-to guide we lifted from the website of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for your reference. Read on. What is LEGITIMATION? Legitimation is a remedy for those born out of wedlock and are considered illegitimate toContinue reading “How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines”

How to Correct Your LAST NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate

Of all the “names” in a birth certificate, I always thought it was the Last Name that would entail the most complicated correction processes.  Before I dove into my research on civil registration, I always believed that the only way you can have your last name corrected is by employing the services of a lawyer.Continue reading “How to Correct Your LAST NAME in Your PSA Birth Certificate”

How to Get a CENOMAR Online

A CENOMAR, or a Certificate of No Marriage is a document issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to certify that the person whose name appears on the document is not married or has not contracted any marriage in the past. It is often (but not always) required when applying for a marriage license. IfContinue reading “How to Get a CENOMAR Online”

What to Do When Your First Name Does Not Match the First Name in Your PSA Birth Certificate

First and foremost, why does this happen? Do parents simply forget what first name they wrote on their child’s Certificate of Live Birth and just goes ahead and gives their baby a brand new first name? I know of some parents who change their child’s first name on or before the child turns 7 yearsContinue reading “What to Do When Your First Name Does Not Match the First Name in Your PSA Birth Certificate”

How to Change “Baby Boy” and “Baby Girl” in Your Birth Certificate

Are you one of the many Filipinos whose first name in his or her PSA birth certificate is either Baby Boy or Baby Girl?  Sakit ba sa ulo? Good thing the Philippine Statistics Authority already has a prescribed solution to help you get rid of these “babies” in your birth certificate and replace it with aContinue reading “How to Change “Baby Boy” and “Baby Girl” in Your Birth Certificate”

How to Change the Last Name of an Illegitimate Child in his PSA Birth Certificate

A child born to unwed parents is an illegitimate child. Normally, it is the mother’s last name that is registered as the child’s last name on his birth certificate; no middle name is assigned.  But what if the child’s biological father decides to let the child use his last name after the child’s birth certificateContinue reading “How to Change the Last Name of an Illegitimate Child in his PSA Birth Certificate”

How to Get a Police Clearance Online

If you need a police clearance but are not comfortable lining up at a police station and getting exposed to the virus, you may apply for it online.  This cuts your trip by more than half because then, you would only need to go to the PNP for your biometrics and to claim your clearance. Continue reading “How to Get a Police Clearance Online”

List of Documentary Requirements for SSS Maternity Benefits

The first part of this blog was released yesterday. All the how-to’s of availing the SSS maternity benefits are in there. If you missed yesterday’s blog, you can read it here. Documentary requirements for SOLO PARENTS Valid Solo Parent ID issued by DSWD For employers filing maternity reimbursement claims of former female employees who wereContinue reading “List of Documentary Requirements for SSS Maternity Benefits”