Registration of Legal Instruments /Legitimation of Natural Child

ABOUT THE SERVICE

As a general rule, all legal instruments shall be registered in the civil registry of the place where they where executed except the
following:

  • Affidavit of Reappearance – where parties to the subsequent marriage are residing
  • Marriage Settlement – where the marriage was recorded
  • Admission of Paternity
  • Acknowledgment; Legitimation; Voluntary Emancipation of Minor; Parental Authorization or Ratification of Artificial Insemination – where the birth of the child was recorded.

All legal instruments executed abroad shall be registered in the civil registry office of Manila.

REQUIREMENT (S)

  • LEGAL INSTRUMENT
  • LEGITIMATION OF NATURAL CHILD
    – Marriage Contract of Parents
    – Birth Certificate of the Child
    – Joint Affidavit of Legitimation of the Parents
    – Affidavit of Acknowledgment of Paternity
  • SUPPLEMENTAL SUPPORT
    – Affidavit of Supplemental Support
    – COLB
    – Community Tax Certificate (CTC)
Fees
Legal Instrument
Registration Fee Php 200.00
Legitimation of the Natural Child
Legitimation Fee Php 300.00
Supplemental
Supplemental Fee Php 100.00

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

Follow These Steps It Will Take You Please Approach
Query
Client will approach the EIC, present the required documents to EIC. 1 to 2 minutes Mary Joyce Yvonne Dimasangca
Delia Batausa
Mirasol Requillo
Examination of Documents
EIC examine the documents for registration and annotation. 3 minutes Mary Joyce Yvonne Dimasangca
Delia Batausa
Mirasol Requillo
Prepare the affidavit of acknowledgment of paternity, affidavit of legitimation, certificate of registration or affidavit of supplemental report. 10 to 12 minutes Ma. Grace P. Reserva
Payment
Client is advised to pay the required fee at the MTO. 5 to 10 minutes MTO Collection Clerk
Registration
Client presents the official receipt.

Client wait while EIC register the Document in the registry book.

5 to 10 minutes Lelita Niñora
MCR
Preparation of Requested Document
EIC prepares the annotated birth and the Certificate of Registration. 5 minutes Grace P. Reserva
MCR signs the documents. Lelita Niñora
MCR
Releasing
Client receives the requested document. 30 seconds Ma. Grace P. Reserva