Need a birth, marriage, death certificate or CENOMAR (Singleness)? e-Census allows you to request these documents anytime, anywhere! And to top that convenience, your documents will be delivered to you. You can also pay for your requests online.
(1) Effective May 1, 2008, the FIFTEEN PESOS (P15.00) Documentary Stamp Tax will be applied on all certifications issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) in compliance with Sections 173 and 188 of the Tax Revenue Code and Revenue Memorandum Order No. 13-2008 (dated March 13, 2008). Therefore, fees for Local Requests will be as follows:
(a) copy issuance for birth, marriage and death certificates will cost P315.00; and
(b) issuance of the Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR) will be at P415.00 per copy.
Fees for Foreign Requests will remain at US$20 per copy for copy issuance and US$25 per copy for CENOMAR.
(2) e-Census interface with The PORT is undergoing changes and the payment facility will not be available starting, May 25, 2007. Nevertheless, payments over-the-counter at any Unionbank branch, for local requests, will still be accepted. Please wait for our future announcement. Thank you.
Information to be provided
The interested party shall provide the following information to facilitate verification and issuance of certification.
Birth Complete name of the child (first, middle, last)
Complete name of the father
Complete maiden name of the mother
Date of birth (month, day, year)
Place of birth (city/municipality, province)
Whether or not registered late.
If registered late, please state the year when it was registered.
Complete name and address of the requesting party
Relationship to the child
Number of copies needed
Purpose of the certification
NOTE: ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH IS SUBJECT TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE CHILD AND YOUTH WELFARE CODE WHICH PROVIDES:
Art. 7. Non-disclosure of birth records. – The records of a person’s birth shall be kept strictly confidential and no information relating thereto shall be issued except on the request of any of the following:
The person himself, or any person authorized by him;
His spouse, his parent or parents, his direct descendants, or the guardian or institution legally incharge of him, if he is a minor;
The court or proper public official whenever absolutely necessary in administrative, judicial or other official proceedings to determine the identity of the child’s parents or other circumstances surrounding his birth; and
In case of the person’s death, the nearest of kin.
Any person violating the prohibition shall suffer the penalty of imprisonment of at least two months or a fine in an amount not exceeding five hundred pesos, or both, in the discretion of the court.