• Local Verification
    • Registration of birth, marriage & death certificate
    • Application for out-of-town & delayed registration of birth, marriage & death
    • Application for marriage/ license
    • Change of First name
    • Correction of Clerical Error
    • Batch Request Query System (BREQS)

PSA Authenticated Documents

    • Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)
    • Birth Certificate


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City Civil Registrar's Qualifications, Powers and Duties

No person shall be
appointed civil registrar unless he is a citizen of the Philippines, a resident
of the local government unit concerned, of good moral character, a holder
of a college degree from a recognized college or university, and a first
grade civil service eligible or its equivalent. He must have acquired
experience in civil registry work for at least five(5) years in the case of the
city civil registrar and three (3) years in the case of the municipal civil

The appointment of a civil registrar shall be mandatory for city and
municipal governments.

(b) The civil registrar shall be responsible for the civil registration
program in the local government unit concerned, pursuant to the
Civil Registry Law, the Civil Code, and other pertinent laws, rules
and regulations issued to implement them.

(c) The Civil Registrar shall take charge of the office of the civil registry
and shall:

(1) Develop plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by
the governor or mayor, as the case may be, implement the
same, particularly those which have to do with civil registry
programs and projects which the mayor is empowered to
implement and which the sanggunian is empowered to
provide for under this Code;

(2) In addition to the foregoing duties and functions, the civil
registrar shall:

(i) Accept all registrable documents and judicial decrees
affecting the civil status of persons;
(ii) File, keep and preserve in a secure place the books
required by law;
(iii) Transcribe and enter immediately upon receipt all
registrable documents and judicial decrees affecting
the civil status of persons in the appropriate civil
registry books;
(iv) Transmit to the Office of the Civil Registrar- General,
within the prescribed period, duplicate copies of
registered documents required by law;
(v) Issue certified transcripts or copies of any certificate
or registered documents upon payment of the
prescribed fees to the treasurer;
(vi) Receive applications for the issuance of a marriage
license and, after determining that the requirements
and supporting certificates and publication thereof for
the prescribed period have been complied with, issue
the license upon payment of the authorized fee to the
(vii) (vii) Coordinate with the National Statistics Office
in conducting educational campaigns for vital
registration and assist in the preparation of
demographic and other statistics for the local
government unit concerned; and

(3) Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties
and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.