If legitimate

If the middle name in the birth certificate is blank, a supplemental report should be filed to supply the missing entry.

To supply the missing entry an affidavit indicating the entry missed in the registration and the reasons why there was a failure in supplying the required entry. Supporting documents should be provided to show the name of the child

Who Shall File

  • owner of the record
  • owners spouse
  • children
  • parents
  • brothers
  • sisters
  • grandparents
  • guardian
  • other person duly authorized by law or by the owner of the document sought to be corrected;
  • if owner of the record is a minor or physically or mentally incapacitated, petition may be filed by his spouse, or any of his children, parents, brothers; sisters; grandparents, guardians, or persons duly authorized by law.

Where to File

  • If born in the Philippines

    • Supplemental report shall be filed with the local civil registry office of the city or municipality where the birth is registered.
  • If born abroad

    • Supplemental report shall be filed with the Philippine Consulate where the birth was reported.
    • If the person born abroad is already in the Philippines, coordinate directly to the Philippine Embassy/Consulate where the birth was registered.

Supporting Documents

To supply the missing entry an affidavit indicating the entry missed in the registration and the reasons why there was a failure in supplying the required entry. Other Supporting documents should be provided to show the first name of the child.

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