Reglementary Period and Place of Registration
The birth of a child shall be registered within thirty (30) days from the time of birth in the office of the Civil Registrar of the City/Municipality where the birth occurred,
Out of Town Reporting of Birth Â–
Out of Town reporting of birth occurs when the Certificate of Live birth is presented to the civil registrar of a city or municipality which is not the place of birth, not for registration but to be forwarded to the civil registrar of the city or municipality where the birth occurred and where it should be registered.
The duty of accepting Certificate of Live Birth for out-of-town reporting by the concerned civil registrar may also be performed by the Civil Registrar-General or by his authorized representatives who are the Regional Administrators and Provincial Statistical officers of the National Statistics Office.
For the purpose of out-of-town reporting of birth, the following requirements shall be complied with by the concerned party;
a) The party who is applying for out-of-town reporting of birth shall execute an affidavit declaring therein among other things, the facts of birth and the reasons why said birth was not recorded in the civil register of the city or municipality where it occurred. The affidavit which must be attested by at least two (2) witnesses, shall serve as an application for registration and shall be submitted to the Civil Registrar together with four (4) Copies of the Certificate of Live Birth.
b) If the application is for delayed registration of birth, the requirements under the rules governing delayed registration of birth shall also be complied with;
Delayed registration of Birth.
The requirements are:
a) if the person is less than eighteen (18) years old, the following shall be required:
i) four (4) copies of the Certificate of Live Birth duly accomplished and signed by the proper parties;
ii) accomplished affidavit for delayed Registration at the back of the Certificate of Live Birth by the father; mother or guardian, declaring therein; among other things, the following:
- name of child
- date and place of birth
- name of the father if the child is illegitimate and has been acknowledged by him
- if legitimate, the date, and place of marriage of parents; and
- reason for not registering the birth within thirty (30) days after the date of birth.
iii) any two (2) of the following documentary evidences which may show the name of the child, date and place of birth, and name of mother (and name of father, if the child been acknowledged);
- baptismal certificate
- school records (nursery, kindergarten, preparatory);
- income tax return of parents
- insurance policy
- medical records and
- others such as Barangay captainÂ’s certification-
- Negative copies ( PSA Birth Certificate)
b) If the person is eighteen (18) years old or above, he shall apply for late registration of his birth and the requirements shall be;
All the requirements for a child who is less than eighteen (18) years old; and Certificate of Marriage; if married.
Certifications Issued by the Civil Registry Office
|1.||Certification of Live Birth Available (Mun-Form No. 1A)||Php 150.00|
|2.||Certification of Birth Not Available (Mun-Form No. 1B)||Php 150.00|
|3.||Certification of Birth Destroyed (Mun-Form No. 1C)||Php 150.00|
|Late Registration of Birth||Php 200.00|
|Legitimation Fee||Php 200.00|