The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Gender Under RA 10172 Part 6 of 16

Another common birth certificate problem encountered by Filipinos is an incorrect entry in the Gender field.  Women are marked as “male” and men are marked as “female”.  Having this kind of error corrected can be daunting if you are not armed with the prescribed step-by-step process and list of documentary requirements. Below is the processContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to File for Correction of Gender Under RA 10172 Part 6 of 16”

The Manila City Hall Series: How to Secure an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father under RA 9255 Part 5 of 16

An illegitimate child, using his mother’s last name as his family name, may be permitted to use his father’s last name by virtue of an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father or AUSF.  This includes children born whose births are yet to be registered at the LCR and were born on or beforeContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to Secure an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father under RA 9255 Part 5 of 16”

How to File for Late Registration of Birth Certificate at the Manila City Hall Part 1 of 16

If you are a resident of the city of Manila, you will find yourself transacting at one of the most historical city halls in our country at least once.  The iconic building is located at the corners of Taft Avenue, Padre Burgos Avenue, and Villegas Street in Ermita.  It may look old to some butContinue reading “How to File for Late Registration of Birth Certificate at the Manila City Hall Part 1 of 16”

CORRECTION OF CLERICAL ERROR IN THE MIDDLE NAME OR MOTHER’S NAME (MARRIED)

Bonjour. Mabuhay. For those living in Manila, planning to visit the Manila City Local Civil Registrar for their birth certificates or other registration concerns, I shall make a series on the requirements and protocols you might need to know. Let’s start with this: REQUIREMENTS FOR CORRECTION OF CLERICAL ERROR IN THE MIDDLE NAME OR MOTHER’SContinue reading “CORRECTION OF CLERICAL ERROR IN THE MIDDLE NAME OR MOTHER’S NAME (MARRIED)”