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      Founding is a deserted or abandoned infant or child, without parent, guardians, or relatives, fund by another person; or a child in an orphanage or similar institution without fact of birth and parentage.

      Registration of the founding in the office of the Municipal Civil Registry Office shall be undertaken by the finder or charitable institution within thirty (30) days from the date of finding/commitment of the child.

      Any report after the 30 days period shall be considered late, and the concerned party (finder) shall be required to state in the sworn statement the circumstances that caused the late reporting to the civil registrar.

Agency to Report to After Finding an Abandoned Child

      Immediately after finding a foundling, the finder shall report to the

    1. Barangay Captain of the place where the founding was found or to the
    2. Police Station/headquarter or to the
    3. Municipal Social Welfare & Development, whichever is nearer or a convenient to the finder.

      The finder must then commit the child to the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO) and give his/her copy of the Certificate of Founding registered with the Municipal Civil Registry Office

Office:

Municipal Civil Registry Office

Classification:

Complex

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government-to-Citizens

Who may avail:

Abandoned child

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

a.    Certification issued by the concerned Barangay Captain or MSDWO or Police Blotter/Report

 

b.    Affidavit of the finder

 

CLIENT STEPS

AGENCY ACTIONS

FEES TO BE PAID

PROCESSING TIME

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

1.    Sign in client book and submit documents

Review the document and register

None

10

LCR Staff

MCR

2.    Pay required fee

Receive payment and Provide OR to client

 

5

Treasury RCC Staffs

3.    Follow up transaction at LCR

Advice the client to return back after 2 days to get registry document

None

5

LCR Staff

MCR

Note: submit endorsed documents to PSA and request for security paper (SECPA)

TOTAL:

 

20 minutes

 

             

 

SCHEDULE OF FEES - Registration of Founding / Abandoned Children

Birth Certificate

PHP 40.00

 

 

TOTAL:

PHP 40.00

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