All You Need to Know About Correcting Errors in Your PSA Marriage Certificate

If you have been wondering how to correct or repair the errors in your PSA marriage certificate, you have come to the right place. In today’s blog, we are going to present a summary of the solutions to your frequently asked questions about problems on marriage certificates such as blurred and unreadable entries, getting aContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Correcting Errors in Your PSA Marriage Certificate”

Is My Marriage Valid? How to Know If You Are Legally Married

Nothing can be more heartbreaking than finding out that your marriage is invalid.  I am an avid reader of suspense thriller novels and my favorite plot is when a husband (or wife) finds out that the married life he or she was led to believe was a lie. The pain of this realization is moreContinue reading “Is My Marriage Valid? How to Know If You Are Legally Married”

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”

How to Update Your Civil Status in Your Government IDs and Records

In the Philippines, married women have the option to use their husband’s last name or retain their maiden name.  Bear in mind that when a woman decides to change her last name (in her IDs, public records, etc.) she cannot undo this unless she becomes a widow or her marriage is annulled. Here are quickContinue reading “How to Update Your Civil Status in Your Government IDs and Records”

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”

Passport Application: What You Need to Bring to the DFA Consular Office

To avoid encountering problems on your passport application appointment date, make sure you have the correct and complete set of requirements when you appear at the DFA.  Remember, if you are renewing a maroon passport, you no longer need to bring a copy of your PSA birth certificate, unless you are going to use thisContinue reading “Passport Application: What You Need to Bring to the DFA Consular Office”

Philippine Passport FAQs Part 3: Errors on Passports and Authentication of Documents

If the information in your passport is incorrect, such as the spelling of your name or the date of your birth, can you still use your passport to travel? Some Pinoys do not have a middle name, can they still apply for a passport even if this is the case? This is part 3 ofContinue reading “Philippine Passport FAQs Part 3: Errors on Passports and Authentication of Documents”