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Welcome to our blog and news section. Here you will find various pertinent articles related to PSA certificates, DFA passport requirements, and others. Browse topics on the PSA brith certificate corrections, important marriage certificate details, claims on benefits needing death certificates, the importance of a CENOMAR before getting married, and many more.

PSA authorizes birth certificate online application services.

PSA Partners with Teleserv to Expand PSA Certificate Online Application Services

MOA signing of PSA and Pilipinas Teleserv, Inc. for the launch of PSAHelpline.ph

PSA CRS outlet locations for over-the-counter copy issuance of PSA certificates.

PSA CRS Outlets and Where to Find Them

You may get a copy of your PSA birth certificate, marriage certificate, CENOMAR, or request for a copy of a PSA death certificate at PSA Serbilis outlets nationwide. You can also order PSA certificates online at PSAHelpline.ph

PSA marks 32nd Civil Registration Month with month-long celebration.

PSA Celebrates the 32nd Civil Registration Month on February 2022

An annual celebration hosted by the PSA to enforce civil registration functions in the Philippines. It aims to intensify PSA’s commitment to deliver effective civil registration and vital statistics to clients and stakeholders.

PSA birth certificate as a primary requirement for first-time passport applicants.

What to Prepare for Your DFA Passport Appointment

A complete list of documents and IDs you need to have with you when applying for a Philippine passport for the very first time and other important reminders when visiting a DFA satellite office.

The importance of timely registration of a PSA birth certificate.

How to Report a Delayed Registration of Birth

Reporting a vital event to the Civil Registry Office after the prescribed 30-day period from the date of the event is considered late or delayed. A delayed registration of birth, marriage, or death follows a different process and includes the documented explanation why the vital event was not registered on time.

Dual registration of PSA birth certificate to correct errors in previously registered birth certificate.

The Problem with Dual Registration of Civil Registry Documents

Having more than one birth certificate registered at the LCR may cause problems and confusion on your transactions later. Here’s what you need to do in order to straighten out your birth or marriage records.

Important details and guidelines about correcting the first name in a PSA birth certificate.

How to Correct Your First Name in Your PSA Birth Certificate

An incorrect entry in your PSA birth certificate may cause confusion and errors in your transactions such as when you apply for a passport, open a bank account, or claim benefits from insurance firms. Learn how to have an incorrect first name in a birth certificate corrected.

Set an online appointment at your preferred PSA CRS outlet for copy issuance of your PSA birth certificate.

All You Need to Know About the PSA Online Appointment System

PSA outlets are open to receive requests for copies of PSA civil registry documents such as birth, marriage, death certificates, and CENOMAR but you need to have a confirmed online appointment before you visit. Here’s how you can set an appointment online.

Top 5 reasons people order a PSA birth certificate.

Top 5 Reasons People Order Birth Certificate

These are the reasons why you need to always have copies of your family’s PSA birth certificates.

Change “Baby Boy” and “Baby Girl” with your real name on your PSA birth certificate

How to Change the “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl” Entry on Your Birth Certificate

A descriptive guide on how to remove “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl” written as a first name on a PSA birth certificate. Includes the required documents to support the correction, as well as the list of requirements for when the owner of the birth certificate was born abroad.

Prepare a copy of your child’s PSA birth certificate for the upcoming school enrollment

Preparing Ahead for Your Child's School Enrollment: The Ultimate Guide

A detailed discussion about enrolling one’s child, including the list of admission requirements and how parents can easily complete these by ordering their child’s PSA birth certificate online.

How to put the correct middle name on your PSA birth certificate

What to Do When Your Middle Name Doesn’t Appear on Your Birth Certificate

A complete guide on how to supply the missing middle name on a PSA birth certificate, including the unique requirements for when the applicant was born abroad.

How to correct gender on a PSA birth certificate

A Guide on How to Correct Your Gender on Your PSA Birth Certificate

A comprehensive guide on correcting the gender as it appears on a PSA birth certificate.

Step-by-step process on marriage license application at the QC Hall

How to Get a Marriage License at the Quezon City Hall

A step-by-step guide on how to apply for a marriage license at the Quezon City Hall, including the complete list of IDs and documentary requirements.

How to correct your last name as it appears on your PSA birth certificate

How to Apply Corrections on Your Last Name on Your PSA Birth Certificate

A thorough discussion on the different ways a last name may be considered incorrect on a PSA birth certificate and how to apply the necessary corrections.

Birth Registration Guide in the Philippines

A Guide to Understanding Birth Registrations and Birth Certificates

This article tackles the process of birth registration and why this is important for parents to know. It also covers detailed information about claiming a child’s first copy of PSA birth certificate, based on where the birth was registered as well as the two ways a person can request for copy issuance of said birth certificate.

Marriage Certificate Registration Guide

Marriage Certificate Registration and The Two Ways You Can Get a Copy of Your PSA Marriage Certificate

An article on the importance of registering the Certificate of Marriage on time and what could happen if this delayed – will the wedding be considered void? The PSA marriage certificate’s availability for copy issuance at a PSA outlet and how a married couple may request for the same through online application.

What is CENOMAR / Facts about PSA CENOMAR

All The Facts You Need To Know About The PSA Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)

A simplified definition of the PSA CENOMAR, how a person’s changing civil status (from single, to married, to widowed, or annulled) affects it, and the two ways an individual may request for a copy.

Facts about PSA Death Certificate

All You Need to Know About the PSA Death Certificate

This blog article explains in detail the process and importance of the timely and accurate registration of a death certificate and when the deceased’s next of kin may request for a copy of the PSA death certificate.

Blurred PSA Birth Certificate

How to File a Petition When Your Birth Certificate is Blurred

If your PSA birth certificate has blurry or unreadable entries, you need to have it corrected. This article talks about how a blurry PSA birth certificate can be corrected in order to avoid problems and confusion when the document is presented for important transactions.

Application for BIR TIN ID

How to Get a TIN ID, Even If You're Unemployed

This article provides all the details needed when applying for a Tax Identification Number for the first time. It is a helpful piece especially for those who are planning to get their TIN while they are still in school, or are still unemployed.

Pay for your PSA Birth certificate thru PayMaya

How to Pay for Your Orders at PSAHelpline Using PayMaya

Maya (formerly PayMaya) is an e-wallet, like GCash, that can be downloaded to your phone and used to pay for your online and over-the-counter purchases. This blog covers the step-by-step process on how to pay for your orders at PSAHelpline.ph using your Maya app.

Pay for your PSA Birth certificate using Visa and Master card

How to Pay for Your Orders at PSAHelpline.ph Using Your Credit Card

Credit card payments have been widely used and accepted as a payment facility for online purchases all over the world. It is considered one of the safest ways to pay especially during the pandemic when people’s movements were limited due to quarantine restrictions. PSAHelpline.ph accepts payments made on the website using Visa and Mastercard credit cards. This blog covers the most important details you need to know when paying for your PSA certificate online orders using your credit card.

Pay for your PSA Birth Certificate at 7 Eleven branches

How to Pay for Your Orders at PSAHelpline.ph at 7-Eleven Branches

The description convenience store took on a whole new meaning when 7-Eleven branches started accepting payments for various online purchases through their ECPay terminals. You may now pay your orders at PSAHelpline.ph at the nearest 7-Eleven branch in your area. Read the complete step-by-step payment process in this blog.

Pay for your PSA Birth Certificate using Gcash

How to Pay for Your Orders at PSAHelpline.ph Using GCash

This blog covers the most important details of paying for your orders at PSAHelpline.ph using your GCash account. PSAHelpline.ph supports various payment options, whether over the counter or online, to accommodate clients’ preferences. Online or e-wallet payments is a popular option as it is easy and simple to use and the payment posts real-time on the system.

How to get a psa birth certificate

Two Ways to Get a Copy of Your PSA Certificates from the PSA

Filipinos now have two options when securing a copy of their PSA birth certificates, as well as other civil registry documents (marriage, death, and CENOMAR). This article covers the changes implemented by the PSA in terms of requesting for PSA certificates over the counter at their PSA CRS outlets as well as PSA’s offer for individuals to make online applications for their PSA certificates through PSAHelpline.ph – an online service authorized by the PSA for online application and nationwide delivery of PSA certificates.

Questions about the PSA and the PSA Certificates

All You Need To Know About The PSA and PSA Certificates

The most frequently asked questions about the PSA, birth certificates, and other civil registry documents, and if NSO-certified documents are still valid given the change in name by the agency.

Applying for passport application and renewal in the Philippines

Passport Application and Renewal: The Ultimate Guide

A step-by-step guide for Filipinos who wish to apply for a Philippine passport for the first time or renew an old or expiring one. This blog includes the complete list of IDs and documentary requirements when visiting a DFA outlet to get a passport. It also covers the important details of setting an appointment at your preferred DFA branch for your passport application or renewal.

Correction of errors on Marriage Certificate

How to Correct Errors on Your Marriage Certificate

This blog covers all you need to know about the PSA Marriage Certificate. If you have questions about marriage registration, acquiring the very first copy of your PSA marriage certificate, and steps on how to correct certain errors and oversights, you will find the answers here.

Applying for an LTO Student Driver's License

How to Get a Student Driver's License (And How to Get Replacement If You Lost It)

A comprehensive article that describes in detail the steps, requirements, and fees that you need to prepare when applying for a student driver’s license and getting a replacement in case you lose your copy. It also provides a clear explanation of the definition of a student driver’s license and the requirements for an applicant may qualify for it.

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