If the name of the child in the birth certificate is blank, a supplemental report should be filed to supply the missing entry.
Who Shall File
- owner of the record
- owners spouse
- 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, supporting documents for supplemental report shall be coursed through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Office of Consular Affairs.
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.