Filing petition for Change of First Name (CFN) or Correction of Clerical Error/s (CCE)

ABOUT THE SERVICE

REPUBLIC ACT No. 9048 authorizes the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general to correct a clerical or typographical error in an entry and/or change of first name or nickname in the civil register without need of a judicial order.

An administrative remedy in nature, it is a departure from the usual judicial process in correcting clerical errors or changing an entry in civil registry documents. It is aimed at according petitioners an expeditious and cheaper way of correcting errors found in their civil registry records.

TAXES AND FEES

- Filling Fee for CFN
- Filling Fee for CCE
P 3,000.00 (+ P1, 000.00 service fee for migrant petitioner)
P 1,000.00 (+ P500.00 service fee for migrant petitioner)

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Presentation of Problem

Approach the employee-in-charge (EIC) or the City Civil Registrar (CCR); and inform them about problems in your registry record.

10 minutes MA. DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES
Registration Officer IV
2. Discussion of Remedies

You will be advised with the remedies available whether to file a Petition for Change of First Name or a Petition for Correction of Clerical Errors.

10 minutes ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO
City Civil Registrar
3. List of Requirements

CCR or EIC hands over a list of supporting documents required in filing the petition. Complete the given requirements before
proceeding to the next step.

10 minutes MA. DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES
Registration Officer IV
ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO
City Civil Registrar
4. Submission of Requirements

Submit all the required supporting documents to the EIC. The EICs will check if these are authentic, complete and duly-certified.

10 minutes MA. DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES
Registration Officer IV

MA. MIA ORDONEZ
Registration Officer III

5. Payment of Fees

Pay the required fees at the City Treasurer’s office.

5 minutes REMEDIOS SALVA
In-House Collector
6. Preparation of Petition

Go back to the LCR, EIC prepares the petition.

15 minutes MA. DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES
Registration Officer IV
7. Review and Administration of Oath and Approval

Bring the petition and all supporting documents to the CCR for review and notarization.

The CCR, then, administers the oath of the petitioner.

15 minutes ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO
City Civil Registrar
8. Publication and Posting

EIC prepares the required publication. The Publication will be posted for
- 2 weeks – for CFU
- 10 days – for CCE

15 minutes MA. MIA ORDONEZ
Registration Officer III
CYNTHIA M. DIAZ

ANTONIA C. DE LOS REYES

9. Transmittal of Approved Petition to NSO

CCR approves the petition then forwards the same to NSO-Manila for affirmation. After the approval of the petition has become final, the document sought to be corrected is finally annotated with correction, hence, the duly annotated document is forwarded to NSO.

10 minutes ALEXANDER M. CAYETANO
City Civil Registrar

MA. DOLORES P. DE LOS REYES
Registration Officer IV

MA. MIA ORDONEZ
Registration Officer III

ANTONIA C. DE LOS REYES
RITA IRENE M. VERGARA

CITY CIVIL REGISTRAR’S OFFICE
G/F Main Bldg., City Hall Complex, J. Miranda Ave., Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City
For more information, please contact:
Alexander M. Cayetano, City Civil Registrar
Tel. No. (054) 811-2845 or 473-7049
E-mail: lcr@naga.gov.ph