List of Requirements for Correction of Gender in PSA Birth Certificate

If your gender in your birth certificate is incorrect, you can have it corrected under RA No. 10172.  The petitioner must personally file the petition with the local civil registry (LCR) office where his birth certificate is registered. Below is the list of documentary requirements you need to prepare when filing for such correction, asContinue reading “List of Requirements for Correction of Gender in PSA Birth Certificate”

Common PSA Birth Certificate Problems (and their solutions!)

“Noong ‘80s, nakakuha ako ng kopya ng PSA (formerly NSO) birth certificate ko.  Ngayon, nag request ulit ako, sabi sa akin ‘No Name’ na daw ako!  Bakit nawala yung record ko eh meron na nga dati?” This is a common confusion among us Pinoys when we are told that we “have a problem with ourContinue reading “Common PSA Birth Certificate Problems (and their solutions!)”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate

How do you correct a person’s gender in his NSO Birth Certificate (now PSA Birth Certificate)?  If he is male but his birth certificate shows him as “female”, can he have his birth certificate updated to show his correct gender? If your birth certificate shows an incorrect gender, it is considered a clerical error andContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Wrong Gender in NSO Birth Certificate”