Civil Registry

Service Pledge

WE, the civil Registry Personnel, clothed by law with the authority to serve and lead the Local Civil Registry Office in our municipality sincerely pledge to:

PERFORM our duties and functions with the highest degree of integrity, honesty, competence and hard work:

HELP build, promote and sustain a strong committed Civil Registration system by implementing the Civil Registration Laws, Rules and Regulations with efficiency, transparency and economy.

UPHOLD the ideals of an excellent and dynamic Civil Registry services by pulling premium on professionalism, productivity and discipline;
PROMOTE the primacy of public interest over personal interest and value at all times ethics, excellence and empowerment in order to achieve a clean and transparent civil Registration.;

SERVE with responsiveness to our Local Government Unit. and in so doing, shall not discriminate against anyone or any entity, stand firm by our decisions, accept criticisms and take responsibility for our actions;

MAINTAIN a good working relationship with other local Civil Registrars and treat one another with utmost courtesy and team work.

Municipal Civil Registrar’s Office Order of Payment:

Application Fee for Marriage License
All are residing in this municipality 150.00
One Of the party is a non-resident 175.00
One of the party is a foreigner 650.00
Marriage License Fee 100.00
Marriage Solemnization Fee for Civil marriage 300.00
For each marriage sponsor 100.00
Authentication Fee – Birth, Marriage & Death
Birth, Marriage, Death Authentication Fee First two (2) copies 50.00
Each additional copy 5.00
Certification Fee – Birth, Marriage & Death
Birth Certification Fee Ordinary Use 50.00
Benefit Claim 100.00
Marriage Certification Fee Ordinary Use
Benefit Claim
For Abroad 175.00
Death Certification Fee 175.00
Late Registration Fees
Certificate of Live Birth Less than one (1) month 20.00
More than one (1) month but less than six (6) months 30.00
More than six (6) month but less than one (1) year 50.00
One year 75.00
Delayed for succeeding year per year 20.00
Certificate of Death Less than one (1) month 20.00
More than one (1) month but less than six (6) months 30.00
Certificate of Death More than six (6) month but less than one (1) year 50.00
Per year delay after one (1) year 20.00
Certificate of Marriage Less than one (1) month 50.00
Every month there after 20.00
Other Fees
Burial Permit 75.00
Transfer of Cadaver 50.00
Exhumation Permit 150.00
Annulment Fee 550.00
Adoption Fee 350.00
Legal Separation Fee 550.00
Presumptive Death fee 350.00
Naturalization Fee 3,500.00
Legitimation of the Natural Child Legitimation Fee 150.00
Admission of Paternity and Affidavit to use the Surname of the Father 150.00
Acknowledgement of the Father Fee 150.00
Endorsement to NSO from Civil Registrar Fee Free
Change of First Name Filling Fee 3,000 +  1,000 service fee for migrant petition
Correction of Clerical Error Filling Fee 1,000 + 500 service fee for migrant petition

Services:

Actions on Applications for Marriage License
About the Service:

WHERE A MARRIAGE license is required, each of the contracting parties shall file separate sworn application for such license with the proper local civil registrar of the place where either or both of the contracting parties reside

The local civil registrar concerned shall enter all applications for marriage license filed with him in a Registry Book strictly in the order in which the same are received.

When the license is issued, the same shall be valid in any part of the Philippines for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days from the date of the issue, and shall be deemed automatically cancelled at the expiration of said period if the contracting parties have not made use of it.

Requirements:

  • Certified true Xerox copy of birth certificate of applicants
  • Pre-Marriage counseling Certificate
  • Pre-Marriage counseling Certificate
  • Parental consent if applicant is 18 yrs old but below 2t yrs o!d
  • Parent advice if applicant is 21 yrs. old but below 25 yrs, old
  • At least one of the contracting parties must be a resident of the place where the local civil registry office is located
  • CENOMAR issued by the NSO.
Actions on Petitions for Change of First Name/ Correction of Clerical Error
About the Service:

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9048 authorizes the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general to correct a clerical or typographical error in an entry and/or change of first name or nickname in the civil register without need of a judicial order.

An administrative remedy in nature, it is a departure from the usual judicial process in correcting clerical errors or changing an entry in civil registry documents. It is aimed at according petitioners an expeditious and cheaper way of correcting errors found in his record.

Requirements:

  • Marriage Contract of Parents Birth Certificate (Father or Mother) NBI Clearance
  • Employment Certification( if Employed by government)
  • Scholastic Records or Certification
  • Residence Certificate of Petitioner
Certification of Live Birth
About the Service:

REPUBLIC ACT No. 3753 mandates the establishment of a Civil Register in the Philippines where acts, events, legal instruments and court decrees concerning the civil status of persons shall be recorded.

The birth of the child, being a vital event of a person, shall be registered within thirty (30) days from the time of birth in the Office of the Civil Registrar of the city/municipality where the birth occurred.

Requirements:

  • Certificate of Live Birth
Certification of Marriage
Certification of Marriage

It is the duty of the Solemnizing Officer to submit the duly signed Certificate of Marriage to the Office of the Municipal Civil Registrar within fifteen (15) days following the solemnization of marriage while for marriage exempt from license requirement, prescribed period of thirty (30) days at the place where the marriage was solemnized.

Requirements:

  • Certificate of Marriage
Delayed Registration of Civil Registry
About the Service:

DELAYED REGISTRATION of birth. marriage, death and court decrees- the ordinary registration made at the time of the event-shall be filed at the Office of the Civil Registrar of the place where the event occurred, following the lapse of the reglamentary period to register.

Requirements:

  • NSO Negative Result
  • Affidavit of Delayed Registration
  • Affidavit of two (2)disinterested persons
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • School Records
  • Certified true copy of marriage or death certificate
Endorsement of Civil Registry Records
About the Service:

AS A RULE, all Civil Registrars shall submit civil registry documents to the Office of the Civil Registrar-General (OCRG) thru their respective NSO provincial offices.

There are instances when the NSO cannot issue copy/copies to the interested party because their office have no available record in the archive, or the current document is still with the NSO Provincial office being processed.

To facilitate the issuance of requested documents, the concerned Provincial Statistics Office (PSO) or Civil Registrar is required to submit or indorse the needed document on piecemeal bases to the NSO.

Requirements:

  • NSO Negative Result Certification
Registration of Court Orders
About the Service:

Like other civil registry documents, court decrees concerning the status of a person shall be registered in the Civil Registrar’s Office where the court is functioning, within ten (10) days after the decree/order has become final.

The following are registrable court decrees:

  • Decree of Legal Separation
  • Declaration of Nullity of Marriage
  • Court decisions or order to correct or change entries in any certificate of births, marriage or death
  • Declaration of Presumptive Death
  • Repatriation or voluntary renunciation of citizenship
  • Court decision recognizing or acknowledging of natural children or impugning or denying such recognition or acknowledgment
  • Judicial determination of maternity affiliation
  • Aliases

Requirements:

  • Original/certified photo copy of the court order
  • Certificate of Finality
  • Certificate of Court registration issued by the concerned Municipal/City Civil Registrar where the Court Order was issued.
Registration of Death Certificate
About the Service:

It shall be the responsibility of the nearest relative or spouse who has knowledge of the death to report the same within forty-eight (48) hours if the deceased died without medical attendance.

The Health Officer shall examine and sign the death certificate and direct the registration of the death certificate to the Office of the Municipal Civil Registrar within the reglamentary period of thirty (30) days.

Requirements:

  • Death Certificate
  • Barangay Certificate (for death occurring outside hospitals)
  • Transfer of Cadaver
  • Exhumation Permit
Registration of Foundling/Abandoned Children
About the Service:

REPUBLIC ACT No. 3753 mandates the establishment of a Civil Register in the Philippines where acts, events, legal instruments and court decrees condemning the civil status of persons shall be recorded.

The birth of the child, being a vital event of a person, shall be registered within thirty (30) days from the time of birth in the Office of the Civil Registrar of the city/municipality where the birth occurred.

Requirements:

  • Certificate of Live Birth
Registration of Legal Instruments
About the Service:

AS A GENERAL rule, all legal instruments shall be registered in the civil registry of the place where they were executed except the following:

  • Affidavit of Reappearance — where the parties to the subsequent marriage are residing:
  • Marriage Settlement — where the marriage was recorded
  • Admission of Paternity; and
  • Acknowledgment; Legitimation; Voluntary Emancipation of Minor; Parental Authorization or Ratification of Artificial Insemination — where the birth of the child was recorded.

Not falling under the aforementioned exceptions are the following registrable Instruments:

  • Acknowledgement
  • Acquisition of citizenship
  • Certificate of Legal capacity of contract marriage
  • Option to elect Philippine Citizenship
  • Partition and distribution of properties of spouses and delivery of the Children’s legitime: and
  • Waiver of rights interests of absolute community.

All legal instruments executed abroad shall be registered in the civil registry office of Manila.

Requirements:

  • LEGAL INSTRUMENT
  • LEGAL INSTRUMENT
  • LEGITIMATION OF NATURAL CHILD
    • Marriage Contract of Parents
    • Birth Certificate of the child
    • Joint Affidavit of Legitimation of the parents
    • Affidavit of Acknowledgement of paternity
    • Legitimation Fee