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        Legitimate is a remedy by which those who were born out of wedlock to be considered legitimate. Only 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, may be legitimated. Legitimation of children by subsequent marriage of parents shall be recorded in the civil registry office where the birth was recorded.

Office:

Municipal Civil Registry Office

Classification:

Complex

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government-to-Citizens

Who may avail:

Legitimate of Natural Child

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

a.    Joint affidavit of legitimation of parents

 

b.    Certificate of live Birth in PSA Security Paper

PSA

c.     Marriage Certificate of parents

 

d.    Affidavit of Acknowledgement/Admission of Paternity if children is not acknowledged

 

e.    Certificate of No Marriage of both parents (CENOMAR)

PSA

CLIENT STEPS

AGENCY ACTIONS

FEES TO BE PAID

PROCESSING TIME

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

1.    Submit complete requirements

Review and verify authenticity of documents

 

15 Minutes

LCR Staff

MCR

2.    Pay the required fees at the Municipal Treasury Office

Provide payment slip/Official Receipt

 

5 Minutes

Treasury RCC Staffs

3.    Wait a copy of document after registration processed

Process Registration of the affidavit and the annotation of the registry document.

 

30 minutes

LCR Staff

MCR

Note : Submit endorsed document to PSA and request for security paper (SECPA)

TOTAL:

 

50 minutes

 

             

 

SCHEDULE OF FEES - Petition for Legitimation of Natural Child

Legitimate Fee (Package)

PHP 300.00

TOTAL:

PHP 300.00

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