Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth

I know this caused an uproar several months (March 2021) back when some patients who were admitted in makeshift tents outside hospital buildings were informed that the fees for their “admission” must be paid out-of-pocket because PhilHealth does not cover tent and ER admissions. During that time, it was reported that these hospitals would chargeContinue reading “Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth”

PSA: Order Your PSA Birth Certificate And Other Civil Registry Documents Online

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has announced that they will only accommodate transactions from persons who have prior appointments at their CRS outlets within Metro Manila. This began last August 21, 2021 and will remain in effect until further notice. What if I need a copy of my PSA birth certificate? The PSA will notContinue reading “PSA: Order Your PSA Birth Certificate And Other Civil Registry Documents Online”

How to Correct an Error in the First Name of the Deceased in a PSA Death Certificate

No public document is ever immune or exempted from errors and oversights. These documents are filled out manually and are handed over from one section or division to another and along the way, someone is bound to overlook or misspell something. How do you rectify incorrect entries in a PSA death certificate? Read on. TheContinue reading “How to Correct an Error in the First Name of the Deceased in a PSA Death Certificate”

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”

Why Can’t I Order a Certificate of Death Online?

In case you haven’t noticed, you cannot order for another person’s PSA certificates when ordering at PSAHelpline.ph.  You can only request documents under your name (or your child’s, if you are a parent and is limited to birth certificates only). A Certificate of Death contains details about a person’s passing.  This document is as importantContinue reading “Why Can’t I Order a Certificate of Death Online?”

What Last Name Should A Married Woman Use In Her Passport?

We covered this topic last year but thought it would be good to write about it again since we receive a lot of questions about changing one’s name in his or her passport. Married Filipinas are not mandated by law to use their husband’s last name – whether in their IDs, transactions and yes, evenContinue reading “What Last Name Should A Married Woman Use In Her Passport?”

5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate

The news regarding the bill about PSA birth certificates not expiring and considered valid all the time was sent to my Viber by a friend last Sunday.  I got to read the entire news just this morning and I could not help but write down my (personal) opinion on the matter and why I thinkContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate”

Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Anytime Through the PSAHelpline Hotline

Ordering your PSA certificates (birth, marriage, death, and CENOMAR) has never been easier and more convenient.  All it takes now is a Facebook chat or a visit to the PSAHelpline website and you would be able to place your orders and even pay online or at the nearest accredited payment centers and banks. For thoseContinue reading “Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Anytime Through the PSAHelpline Hotline”