Problems with your NSO certificates? Scrambling for visa requirements? Rushing to travel abroad? Don’t let anything stop you.You can have your NSO certificates in as fast as 2 days. If you are familiar with the NSO birth certificate using the online transaction , then you are on a great start. You are on the right track baby. If you have questions about NSO documents and its purpose , go right ahead and read a few facts about it. I will also discuss about NSO Birth certificate Delivery, the DFA Appointment system, NSO birth certificate late registration guidelines and more.




• As proof of age.
• Healthcare application
• Requirements for enrollment
• Requirements in marriage application
• Passport application
• Driver’s license application
• To open a bank account
• Requirements for inheritance and property claims
• Voter’s registration
• Requirement if you will run for public office.
• PRC licensure exams
• SSS application
• DOLE working permits, if minor.
• Establishing family relationship,
• Proving legal dependency
• Requirements for claiming of benefits


For Marriage Certificate:

• To update status in Philhealth
• To update status in SSS/GSIS
• To update data in Passport from single to married name
• To change surname in PRC license
• To secure as legal beneficiaries of spouse
• Requirements for legitimacy of child/children
• Requirements for claiming of benefits

For Death Certificate:
• Claiming life insurance
• Claiming pensions
• Settling estates
• To obtain burial permits
• To obtain death benefits

For CENOMAR (Advisory of Marriage):
• Visa requirements
• To know if your fiancée is single and to know if both party is free of bigamy.
• One of the requirements in getting a marriage license.
• Requirements for legitimacy of a child
• Requirements for claims and benefits.



Balik Manggagawa OEC Delivery


Our Over Seas Filipino workers  can now have  more freedom and  time with the family with the success of the OEC door-to-door delivery service by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration in cooperation with Pilipinas Teleserv Inc.


The Balik-Manggagawa OEC Delivery service empowers OFWs to process their OEC applications using the online facility  by logging on to It is very easy as one two three.This service  is available nationwide and can be inquired by dialing the hotline 737-7777. A OEC Express Delivery booth is also located  inside the POEA Balik Manggagawa area to cater to OFWs who find themselves at the POEA.



NSO Birth Certificate Delivery

The National Statistics Office in cooperation with Pilipinas Teleserv Inc. in developed an easy ,  accessible and effective method of procuring authentic NSO certificates.
NSO Birth Certificate Delivery powers birth, marriage, death, and even Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) door-to-door deliveries. By simply calling the NSO Helpline 737-1111, citizens can enjoy the convenient request and procurement of their NSO certificates without  waiting. You can save the hassle of waiting for hours on the line.  Helpline 737-1111 is open 24 x7  even on Sundays and holidays. With nationwide coverage, you can enjoy the same world-class service that Pilipinas Teleserv Inc. has been providing for the last 9 years.


DFA ePassport Now Available Through
DFA Passport Appointment System

In a move to constantly upgrade its efficient service to the public, the Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has relocated to a state-of-the-art building located at the corner of Bradco Ave. and Macapagal Blvd. in Aseana Business Park, Paranaque City, just a few minutes away from the Mall of Asia. Equipped with fiber-optic lines, CCTV cameras and other high-tech communications infrastructure, the new OCA-DFA building is poised to set the new standard in government offices, providing the public with fast, efficient, and comfortable service.

In the new location all applications for electronic passports (ePassports) will only be accepted and processed via the appointment system. Applicants may set an appointment by going online through its dedicated website or by calling the DFA Appointment Hotline 737-1000. The new system aims to bring the passport processing service at par with world class consular services. The new appointment system is available for free. The system is designed to help eliminate long queues formed with the old walk-in system, as the applicants would be pre-processed using information given via hotline or online.



NSO Birth Certificate Delivery:


NSO Birth Certificate Delivery Services has expanded its payment facility online with the opening of an online channel that accepts credit card payments for NSO certificates. After calling the Helpline (02) 737-1111 or chatting online at, you can now opt to pay using your credit card through the online payment facility found on the same website. Secure and safe, the online payment channel is fully compliant with the PCI-DSS certifications.


From the standard payment channels of Metrobank, Bayad Center, and Bancnet, you can now enjoy the power of the web and do everything online. Chat with our friendly Customer Care Officer, know the answers to your NSO concerns through the website, and settle your payment online all with just a click of a button. Your NSO certificates will be delivered right at your doorstep in 2-3 days wherever you are in the country.


Delayed Registration of Birth
1. The requirements are:
a) if the person is less than eighteen (18) years old, the following shall be required:
>>>i) four (4) copies of the Certificate of Live Birth duly accomplished and signed by the proper parties;
>>>ii) accomplished Affidavit for Delayed Registration at the back of Certificate of Live Birth by the father, mother, or guardian, declaring therein, among other things, the following:
• name of child;
• date and place of birth;
• name of the father if the child is illegitimate and has been acknowledged by him;
• if legitimate, the date and place of marriage of parents; and
• reason for not registering the birth within thirty (30) days after the date of birth
In case the party seeking late registration of the birth of an illegitimate child is not the mother, the party shall, in addition to the        foregoing facts, declare in a sworn statement the recent whereabouts of the mother.
>>>iii) any two of the following documentary evidences which may show the name of the child, date and place of birth, and name of mother (and name of father, if the child has been acknowledged):
• baptismal certificate;
• school records (nursery, kindergarten, or preparatory);
• income tax return of parent/s;
• insurance policy;
• medical records; and
• others, such as barangay captain’s certification.
>>>iv) affidavit of two disinterested persons who might have witnessed or known the birth of the child.
b) If the person is eighteen (18) years old or above.
>>>i) all the requirements for the person who is less than eighteen (18) years old; and
>>>ii) Certificate of Marriage, if married.
2. Delayed registration of birth, like ordinary registration made at the time of birth, shall be filed at the Office of the Civil Registrar of the place where the birth occurred.
3. Upon receipt of the application for delayed registration of birth, the civil registrar shall examine the Certificate of Live Birth presented, whether it has been completely and correctly filled in and all requirements have been complied with.
4. In the delayed registration of the birth of an alien, travel documents showing the origin and nationality of the parents shall be presented in addition to the requirements mentioned in Rule 25.

Now let’s say you need to claim a benefit or an insurance for a close relative. They say you need to present a death certificate as part of the requirements. Say you experience the same thing: no record at NSO. This is what you got to do:

Delayed Registration of Death

No delayed report of death shall be accepted for registration unless the following procedures and requirements are observed and complied with by the concerned parties:
a) four (4) copies of Certificate of Death, which must be accomplished correctly and completely;
b) affidavit for delayed registration which shall be executed by the hospital or clinic administrator if the person died in a hospital, clinic or in a similar institution, or by the attendant at death if the person died elsewhere. In default of the hospital or clinic administrator or attendant at death, the affidavit shall be executed by any of the nearest relative of the deceased, or by any person having legal charge of the deceased when the latter was still alive;
c) the affidavit referred to shall state among other things, the name of the deceased, the facts of his death, the date and place of burial or cremation, and the circumstances why the death was not reported for registration within thirty (30) days after death;
d) authenticated copy of the certificate of burial, cremation, or of other means of corpse disposal; and
e) approval for registration by the health officer in the box provided in the Certificate of Death.
The same goes for marriage certificates so make sure you get your marriage records in order.

Delayed Registration of Marriage

In delayed registration of marriage, the solemnizing officer or the person reporting or presenting the marriage certificate for registration shall be required to execute and file an affidavit in support thereof, stating the exact place and date of marriage, the facts and circumstances surrounding the marriage, and the reason or cause of the delay.
Hope these info help. Stay tuned for more or feel free to ask so we can find out together.
You can request for your NSO certificates by calling the NSO Helpline 737-1111 or by online chat at



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