Application Requirements

Release Date: 

Monday, April 16, 2012

Legitimation by Subsequent Marriage

  1. Secure the following documents from the City/Municipal Civil Registrar’s Office (C/MCR) where the birth of the child was recorded:

a. Affidavit of paternity/acknowledgement (Certified Photocopy/Xerox Copy)

b. Joint affidavit of legitimation

c. Certification of registration of legal instrument (Affidavit of Legitimation)

d. Certified true copy of birth certificate with remarks/annotation based on the legitimation by subsequent marriage.

  1. Verify the original birth certificate at the National Statistics Office (NSO). If negative result, secure it from C/MCR Office where the child was originally registered. (Certified Photocopy).

    3.   Verify the marriage contract of parents at NSO. If negative result, secure it from C/MCR Office where the marriage was solemnized. (certified true copy)

Adoption

  1. Register court decree of adoption at the City/Municipal Civil Registrar’s (C/MCR) Office where the Court is functioning. Secure certified true copy of the adoption decree.
  1. Secure certification of registration of the decree from the C/MCR Office stated in no. 1.
  1. Secure certification of finality from the court which rendered the decision.
  1. Secure certified true copy of the Amended Birth Certificate from the C/MCR Office where birth is registered.
  1. Verify the original birth certificate from NSO file. If NSO does not have the copy of the birth certificate, the original birth certificate must be endorsed (officially transmitted) to NSO by the C/MCR where birth is registered.
  1. Fill up application form for amended birth certificate.

Annulment of Marriage

  1. Register court decree of annulment in the City/Municipal Civil Registrar’s (C/MCR) Office where the court is functioning. Secure certified true copy of the court decree from same office.
  1. Secure certification of registration of the court decree from C/MCR Office stated in no. 1.
  1. Secure certification of finality from the court which rendered the decree.
  1. Secure certified true copy of the marriage contract from C/MCR Office where marriage is registered with remarks/annotations based on the Court Decree of Annulment.
  1. Verify the marriage contract from NSO file. If NSO has no file, your marriage contract has to be endorsed (officially transmitted) to NSO by the C/MCR Office where marriage was registered.

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