CIVIL REGISTRATION

Vital or Civil Registration is the recording in the appropriate civil registers the vital acts and events that attest to the civil status of individuals.

What do you want to do?

Get married at the Consulate before the Consul General or Consul?

Both bride and groom must be Filipino citizens for their marriage to be solemnized at the Consulate.

Pre-processing by mail/email. Solemnization of marriage by appointment.

Report the birth of a Filipino abroad?

The birth of a child abroad whose both or either one of parents are still Filipino citizens at the time of birth must be immediately reported to the Philippine Embassy or Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place of birth.

By mail only.

Report the marriage of a Filipino abroad?

The marriage a Filipino citizen abroad must be immediately reported to the Philippine Embassy or Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place of marriage.

By mail only.

Report the death of a Filipino abroad?

The death a Filipino citizen abroad must be immediately reported to the Philippine Embassy or Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place of death.

By mail only.

Correct clerical error in a Report of Birth, Marriage, or Death?

Under RA 9048 & RA 10172, the Consul General is authorized to correct certain clerical or typographical errors in an entry in the civil registry documents without the need for a judicial order.

By appointment only.

Change your First Name?

Under RA 10172, the Consul General is authorized to change the First Name or Nickname in an entry in the civil registry documents without the need for a judicial order.

By appointment only.

Supplement missing information in a Report of Birth, Marriage, or Death?

A supplemental report using the appropriate form may be filed to supply information inadvertently omitted when the vital event was registered.

By appointment only.

Know the process of Recognition as a Filipino citizen?

Any child born of a Filipino parent may be recognized as a Filipino citizen under existing laws, per the Bureau of Immigration’s Law Instruction No. RBR-99002 issued on 15 April 1999.