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1. ALLOWING ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN TO USE THE SURNAME OF THEIR FATHER (RA 9255)

   Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father (AUSF) is an instrument executed in order to use the surname of the father.  It is a registerable document, and a separate registry number must be assigned for the Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father.

Frontline Services

1. Allowing Illegitimate Children to Use the Surname of their Father (RA 9255)

2. Application of Petition for Change of First Name (RA 9048)

3. Application of Petition for Correction of Clerical Error (RA 9048)

4. Correction of Date and Month of Birth and Change of Gender of a Person

5. Endorsement of Civil Registry Documents

6. Issuance of Certified Transcription Copies of Birth, Death and Marriage

7. Legitimation by Subsequent Marriage of Parents

8. Legitimation of Children Born to Parents Below Marrying Age (RA 9858)

9. Registration of Application for Marriage License

10. Registration of Birth of Illegitimate Children

11. Registration of Birth of Legitimate Children

12. Registration of Certificate of Marriage

13. Registration of Death Certificate

2. APPLICATION OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF FIRST NAME (RA 9048)

   Republic Act No. 9048 authorizes the Municipal Civil Registrar or the consul general to correct a clerical or typographical error in an entry and/or change of first name or nickname in the civil registrar without need of a judicial order. An administrative remedy in nature, it is a departure from the usual judicial process in correcting clerical errors of changing an entry in civil registry documents. It is aimed at to help petitioners an expeditious and cheaper way of correcting errors found in her/his record.

Note: Only the appointed Municipal Civil Registrar has the authority to exercise the basic quasi-judicial duties and function to correct clerical or typographical or change of first name in the civil register without need of judicial order (RA 9048 and RA 10172).

3. APPLICATION OF PETITIONI FOR CORRECTION OF CLERICAL ERROR (RA 9048)

Republic Act No. 9048 authorizes the Municipal Civil Registrar or the consul general to correct a clerical or typographical error in an entry and/or change of first name or nickname in the civil registrar without need of a judicial order. An administrative remedy in nature, it is a departure from the usual judicial process in correcting clerical errors of changing an entry in civil registry documents. It is aimed at to help petitioners an expeditious and cheaper way of correcting errors found in her/his record.

Note:  Only the appointed Municipal Civil Registrar has the authority to exercise the basic quasi-judicial duties and function to correct clerical or typographical or change of first name in the civil register without need of judicial order (RA 9048 and RA 10172).

4. CORRECTION OF DATE AND MONTH OF BIRTH AND CHANGE OF GENDER OF A PERSON

Republic Act. 10172 entitled “An Act Authorizing the Municipal Registrar or Consul General to correct or typographical errors in the day and month in the date of birth or sex of a person appearing in the Civil Register without need of a Judicial Order."

Note:  Only the appointed Municipal Civil Registrar has the authority to exercise the basic quasi-judicial duties and function to correct clerical or typographical or change of first name in the civil register without need of judicial order (RA 9048 and RA 10172).

5. ENDORSEMENT OF CIVIL REGISTRY DOCUMENTS

Registered Civil Registry documents are transmitted to PSA as per client’s request through electronic endorsement or advance transmittal.  Civil registry documents found negative at PSA must be included in the PSA database.

6. ISSUANCE OF CERTIFIED TRANSCRIPTION COPIES OF BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAGE

Certificate of Live Birth, Certificate of Marriage and Certificate of Death can only be issued to the owner himself or through a duly authorized representative, spouse, parent, direct descendants, guardian legally in-charge of him/her if minor; or to the court or proper public official whenever absolutely necessary in administrative, judicial or other official proceedings to determine the identity of a person. In case of the person's death, the nearest of kin may secure it from the Municipal Civil Registrar Office for any legal purposes.

7. LEGITIMATION BY SUBSEQUENT MARRIAGE OF PARENTS

Legitimation is a remedy means of those children who were conceived and born outside of wedlock by parents, who at the time of conception of their children were not disqualified by any impediments to marry each other, may be legitimated.

8. LEGITIMATION OF CHILDREN BORN TO PARENTS BELOW MARRYING AGE (RA 9858)

This rule shall apply to all children conceived and born outside of wedlock of parents, who, at the time of conception of the former, were not disqualified by any impediment to marry each other, or were disqualified only because either or both of them were below eighteen (18) years of age, may be legitimated. Legitimation shall take place by a subsequent valid marriage between parents. The annulment of a voidable marriage shall not affect the legitimation.

9. REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE

An application in writing setting forth if each of the contracting party has the necessary qualifications for contracting marriage and this writing is subscribed and sworn by the parties separately before any public official authorized to administer oaths or before the local civil registrar who shall then issue the proper license (Article 59, Family Code of the Philippines).

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Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon, 4709

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