Filing for Petition for Change of First Name (CFN) and Correction of Clerical Error Under RA 9048 and RA 10172

An Act Further Authorizing the C/MCR or the CG to Correct Clerical or Typographical Errors in Day and Month in the Date of Birth or Sex of a Person

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

Republic Act 10172 amended Sections 1, 2, 5 and 8 of epublic Act No. 9048 authorizes the city/municipal civil registrar or the consul general to correct typographical errors in the day and month or sex of a person in the civil register.

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