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5 million Filipinos have no birth records – PSA
The most common barrier for parents is the cost of registering their child. This is the story of Jolimil Reyes, 18.
Recto wants 'lifetime validity' for birth certificates
Under the bill filed by Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, a birth certificate certified and issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority 'shall not expire and shall be considered valid at any time'
[LEGAL ADVICE] 3 tips to correct a birth certificate error (for OFWs and Filipinos abroad)
This is for OFWS or Filipinos abroad who were born in the Philippines and who need to correct their birth certificates. This shares the current process through the embassy, 3 tips to make it better, and a step-by-step on the best way to get it done.
Locsin scraps birth certificates for passport renewals | Evening wRap
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Locsin scraps birth certificates for passport renewals
Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr says showing an old passport 'is more than sufficient' to have this travel document renewed
Law OKs change in birthdate, gender without court order
RA 10172 now allows correction of incorrect birthdate and gender in birth certificates even without obtaining court orders