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        Republic Act Nos. 9084 and 10172 authorizes the Municipal Civil Registrar to:

    1. Correct clerical or typographical errors in any entry and change of first name or nickname
    2. Correct clerical or typographical errors in the day and month in the date of birth or sex

        In the civil registry without need of a judicial order. However, any petition to correct that would subsequently change the nationality and birth of a person is not allowed and must be filed with the proper court.

Office:

Municipal Civil Registry Office

Classification:

Complex

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government-to-Citizens

Who may avail:

Registered individual at the LCR who has corrections or clerical errors on their records.

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

Change of First Name / Correction of birthdate and sex

 

a.    Civil registry document in PSA Security paper

PSA

b.    Certificate of Baptism or school records (form 137, diploma)

School

c.     Police clearance

PNP

d.    NBI clearance

NBI

e.    Employee’s clearance with no Pending Administrative case, if employed or Affidavit of No Income/Affidavit of Non-employment

 

In addition to the above, present any 2 of the following

 

a.    Voter’s Registration Record/ Voter’s ID or any Valid ID

COMMELEC

b.    Driver’s License, if applicable

 

c.     Marriage Contract (if applicable)

MLCR

d.    Birth Certificate of children (if applicable)

MLCR

e.    Business Permit, if self-employed

OMM

f.      School Clearance with no pending Administrative case, if student

School

g.    Other applicable records

 

Additional requirements for correction of sex

 

a.    Medical Records

MHO

b.    Medical Certification

MHO

c.     News Paper Publication

 

Correction of clerical error

 

I.  Certificate of Live Birth

 

·         Certificate of Live Birth in PSA Security Paper

 

·         Certificate of Baptism

 

·         School Records (form 137, diploma)

 

·         Marriage Contract if applicable

 

·         Birth Certificate of Children if applicable

 

Additional requirements for correction of Parents Name

 

·         Birth Certificate of Father of Mother

 

·         Marriage Contract of Parents and Petitioner

 

·         Birth Certificate of at least 2 siblings of documents owner/Petitioner, if applicable

 

·         Birth certificate of at least 2 siblings of Father or Mother

 

·         Voter registration Record or valid ID of Petitioner

 

·         Certificate of Death of father or mother

 

II.    Certificate of Marriage

 

·         Certificate of Marriage in PSA security paper

 

·         Certificate of Live Birth in PSA security paper

 

·         Certificate of Baptism of document owner/petitioner

 

·         Birth Certificate of at least 2 siblings

 

·         School Records (form 137, diploma)

 

III.   Certificate of Death

 

·         Certificate of Death in Security Paper

 

·         Certificate of Live Birth in PSA Security Paper

 

·         Certificate of Death from Hospital

 

·         Certificate of Burial Rites from church, if available

 

·         Certificate of Baptism

 

CLIENT STEPS

AGENCY ACTIONS

FEES TO BE PAID

PROCESSING TIME

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

Submit complete requirements

Review and validate the document

 

10 minutes

LCR Staff

MCR

Pay the required fees

Receive payments and provide OR

 

5 minutes

Treasury RCC Staffs

Submit proof of payment

Note: for Petition for change of first name/nickname, get notice of publication

If complete documents

·   Provide petition notice and Advice the client to file publication of petition to any local newspapers of general circulation for 2 consecutive weeks.

 

10 minutes

 

If petition published:

Provide proof of publication to MLCR

a.    Affidavit of publication from publisher

b.    Newspapers where petition was published

     

LCR Staff

MCR

After four (4) months from submission of Proof of Publication, get affirmed petition with the certificate of finality to be endorsed to PSA for annotated SECPA of petitioned document.

     

 

TOTAL:

 

25 minutes

 

             

 

SCHEDULE OF FEES

Change of First Name, Nickname and for correction of Clerical or Typographical Error

Change of First Name

PHP 3, 000.00

Change of Sex

PHP 3, 000.00

Correction of Clerical Error

PHP 1, 000.00

TOTAL:

PHP 7, 000.00

Note: certified indigent petitioner/document owner exempted

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