What is Civil Registration?

Civil Registration is a continuous, permanent, and compulsory recording of vital events occurring in the life of an individual such as birth, marriage, and death, as well as all court decrees, and legal instruments affecting his civil status in appropriate registers as mandated by Act No. 3753, the Civil...

Reference Number: 2016-098

Release Date: 30 June 2016

It has come to our attention that there are persons who have the impression that the civil registry documents, particularly birth certificates issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), expire after six months from date of issuance.

In this connection, we would...

Reference Number: crd-002
 
DELAYED REGISTRATION OF BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAGE
 
Delayed Registration
 
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Release Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
 

Delayed Registration
 
A report of a vital event...
Who are legitimate children?
 
Children born after one hundred and eighty days following the celebration of the marriage, and before three hundred days following its dissolution or the separation of the spouses shall be presumed to be legitimate. (...

Release Date: Monday, January 2, 2012
 

Who are legitimate children?
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Release Date: Friday, August 17, 2012
 
What is Vital or Civil Registration?
 
Vital or Civil Registration is the recording in the appropriate civil registers, vital...

 

ADMINISTRATIVE  ORDER NO. 1

Series of 2016

REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9255 (An Act Allowing Illegitimate Children to Use the Surname of Their Father, Amending for the Purpose Article 176 of Executive Order No...

 

Section 1. Civil Register. – A civil register is established for recording the civil status of persons, in which shall be entered: (a) births; (b) deaths; (c) marriages; (d) annulments of marriages; (e) divorces; (f) legitimations; (g) adoptions; (h) acknowledgment of natural children; (i) naturalization; and (j)...

Section 1. Civil Register. – A civil register is established for recording the civil status of persons, in which shall be entered: (a) births; (b) deaths; (c) marriages; (d) annulments of marriages; (e) divorces; (f) legitimations; (g) adoptions; (h) acknowledgment of natural children; (i) naturalization; and (j) changes of...