Last Name / Born After August 3, 1988 / Birth Certificate not registered but Acknowledged by Father

Birth certificate is not yet registered and the father acknowledges the child at the back of the birth certificate or in a separate public instrument

The child can already use your last name following the procedures for R.A. 9255.

Who Shall File

  • Father
  • Mother
  • Child, if of age
  • Guardian

Where to File

  • Civil registry office where the birth of the child is registered.
  • If born abroad with the Consul of the Philippine Embassy where the child is born.
  • In cases of children born abroad, the birth certificate, shall be annotated by the PSA.