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Registrable Acts and Events


Office Name
Office of the City Civil Registrar 
Head of Office
 Atty. Alexander Eric F. Elias
Contact Number
(062) 993-1459 / 991-0807 


Civil Registration>> is the continuous, permanent and compulsory recording of the civil status of persons and modification thereof.

Registrable Acts & Events

Live Birth >> is the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which, after such separation, breaths or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached.

 Marriage >> is a special contract of permanent union between  a man and a woman entered into in accordance with law for the establishment of conjugal and family life.

 Death >> refers to the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live birth has taken place.

 Fetal Death >> is death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy; the death is indicated by the fact that after such separation the fetus does not breathe nor show any other evidence of life, such beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles.

 Foundling >> is a deserted or abandoned child found, with parents, guardian or relatives being unknown; or a child committed to institution, unknown facts of birth and parentage.

 Court Decree >> is a judicial order that affects the civil status of person, e.e., legal separation, annulment of marriage, and adoption.

 Legal Instrument >> is a sworn statement in a form of affidavit which affects the civil status of person, e.g., legitimation, acknowledgment and marriage settlements.

These acts are executed without an order from the court.