ABOUT THE SERVICES: Similar to court decrees/order, legal instruments are also registerable in the Civil Registrar where the birth certificate of the child is registered.
The following are considered legal instruments:
- The affidavit of Acknowledgement/Admission of paternity – a public document executed by the biological father establishing paternal relationship with the child.
- Legitimation – is a remedy by means of which those in fact were not born in wedlock and should, therefore, be considered illegitimate, are by fiction, considered legitimate, it being supposed that they were born when their parents were already validly married.
- Affidavit to Use Surname of the Father – under RA 9255, it is a public instrument executed by the father giving the child the privilege to use his surname.
|CLIENT GROUPS:||Parents of illegitimate children.|
Acknowledgement/Admission of Paternity:
Affidavit to Use Surname of Father:
|SERVICE SCHEDULE:||Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 12:00 noon & 1:00 to 5:00 PM
|TOTAL PROCESSING TIME:||40 minutes|
|TOTAL FEES/CHARGES:||P 50.00|
Submit requirements & provide the necessary information during the interview
MCR Staff reviews requirements & interviews the client, instruct to pay the fees
Pay the corresponding fees at the treasury office.
RCC II/I (MTO) issues Official Receipt
Return to MCR and submit the official receipt.
MCR Staff records the documents & informs the client of the date of release
Claim the certified true copies of the COLB of the child on the date advised sign the logbook as proof of receipt
MCR Staff releases certified true copies of COLB