How to Correct a Wrong Middle Name in a PSA Birth Certificate

There are two things that can go wrong when typing your middle name in your birth certificate: It could be misspelled or Your middle and last names may be interchanged so that your last name becomes your middle name and your middle name becomes your last name. Incorrect entries in the middle name field inContinue reading “How to Correct a Wrong Middle Name in a PSA Birth Certificate”

Passport Application Problems: Father’s Last Name Appears as the Child’s Middle Name on Birth Certificate

The DFA will always refer to the authenticated copy of our PSA birth certificate for the accuracy and completeness of our names.  The name, and how it is written, on the birth certificate is what will appear on the passport. Miguel Oben is an illegitimate child.  He has always used his mother’s last name asContinue reading “Passport Application Problems: Father’s Last Name Appears as the Child’s Middle Name on Birth Certificate”

The Manila City Hall Series: How To Correct Clerical Error on Middle Name or Mother’s Name of an Unmarried Petitioner Part 4 of 16

As Filipinos, we consider it very important to use our mother’s maiden last name as our middle name.  Although we are widely known to practice patriarchal system in families (and sometimes, businesses), we are also known to give utmost reverence to our mothers and her lineage. That is why it is important to make sureContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How To Correct Clerical Error on Middle Name or Mother’s Name of an Unmarried Petitioner Part 4 of 16”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle Name on Birth Certificate is Not Spelled Out

A comedy of errors.  That’s how Geraldine would describe the root cause of the problem she had with her birth certificate.  And she did not realize this until after she graduated from college and is now working on her papers to take the board exams for nurses. Her full name is Geraldine Tee Garduque.  TheContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle Name on Birth Certificate is Not Spelled Out”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle Name Being Used is Different from Middle Name on Birth Certificate

Pinoy parents are very fond of giving their children long names.  One name is simply not enough and as a result, kids end up with three, four, or even five “first names”. Such is the case of Maria Angeline Antonia Licudine De Castro.  Her  parents coined the first two names from their names, the fatherContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle Name Being Used is Different from Middle Name on Birth Certificate”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Middle Name on Birth Certificate

What if you found out that the middle name written on your NSO birth certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate) is your mother’s maiden middle name, making you her sister or brother (instead of being her son or daughter)?  How do you get this corrected and fast? According to the official website of the Philippine StatisticsContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Middle Name on Birth Certificate”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle and Last Names Were Interchanged

What if you found out that your last and middle names were interchanged so that you are actually carrying your mother’s maiden last name as your last name?  How do you correct these kinds of errors in your NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)? This error is considered an error in encoding and canContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Middle and Last Names Were Interchanged”