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Report of Birth
- Report of Birth service is by appointment only…book appointment here (For those who will register the birth of more than one child, please book a SEPARATE appointment for each child.)
- All clients must fill up and submit the Health Declaration form on-site when availing services at the Consulate
- Additional documents may be required by the action officer from the applicant upon evaluation of the requirements to determine the citizenship, identity or eligibility of the child for registration of birth under Philippine law.
Child born in British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories of Filipino parents should be reported to and registered with the Philippine Statistics Authority through the Consulate General.
- Four (4) original-signed copies of the Report of Birth form;
- Original and four (4) copies of Birth Certificate (long form) with parental information/Registration of Live Birth from the Vital Statistics Office;
- Original and four (4) photocopies of the bio data page of first passport or Travel Document of the child.
- Original and four (4) photocopies of the bio data page of the parents’ passports at the time of birth of child. If unavailable, present subsequent or latest passports;
- Original and four (4) copies of Parent/s’ proof of immigration status i.e., permanent resident card, copy of visa, work permit (if working abroad at the time of birth of the child), Identification Certificate (if dual citizen); Canadian Citizenship Certificate (if parent/s acquired Canadian Citizenship after the child’s birth);
- Self-addressed Xpresspost envelope with tracking number;
- Notarized Affidavit of Delayed Registration of Birth, if birth is reported more than one year after the birth of the child;
- For child whose parents were married at the time of child’s birth, submit original and four (4) copies of parents’ Marriage Certificate in security paper, issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA);
- For child whose parents were married only after the child’s birth, submit Affidavit of Legitimation by Subsequent Marriage (ALSM) signed by both parents. The parents must also submit their Certificate of No Marriage Record or Advisory on Marriage issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)), together with the PSA-authenticated Birth Certificate of the mother; and
FOR CHILD WHOSE PARENTS WERE NOT MARRIED AT THE TIME OF CHILD’S BIRTH:
If the Child is Using the Surname of the Father:
Pursuant to the Revised IRR of R.A. 9255,
- the father shall execute an Affidavit of Admission of Paternity (AAP)
- the mother/guardian shall execute an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father (AUSF1)
- the mother/guardian shall execute a Sworn Attestation, if applicable
If the Child is Using the Surname of the Mother:
- there shall be no entry for the item on the child’s middle name
NOTE: For Report of Birth applications that will be filed in-person at the Consulate, there is no need to have civil registry-related affidavits, such as the Affidavit of Delayed Registration, ALSM, AAP etc., notarized outside of the Consulate. These can be filed together with your application at the Consulate.
Submission by Mail:
- Report of Birth/Marriage/Death Form, notarized by a BC / Yukon / Northwest Territories notary public (whichever is applicable);
- Applicable Affidavits also be notarized by a BC / Yukon / Northwest Territories notary public (whichever is applicable);
- Originals and four (4) copies of the requirements. Original passports, citizenship certificates and permanent resident cards may be excluded in the mail provided that clear copies are submitted. However, said originals may also be requested by the Consulate, for verification purposes;
- Bank draft/money order indicating the corresponding service fees payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Personal checks and cash will not be accepted;
- One (1) self-addressed Xpresspost return envelope; and Applicant’s contact details.
CAD$ 36.25 for Report of Birth
CAD$ 36.25 for Affidavit of Delayed Registration of Birth, for births registered one year after the birth of the child
CAD$ 36.25 for Affidavit of Admission of Paternity (AAP), if applicable
CAD$ 36.25 for Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father (AUSF), if applicable
CAD$ 36.25 for Affidavit of Legitimation by Subsequent Marriage, if applicable
CAD $36.25 for Certificate of Registration (required document to be issued along with the Affidavit of Admission of Paternity, Affidavit of Undertaking to Use Surname of Father or Affidavit of Legitimation)
Fees can be made in in cash or money order/bank draft made payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Do not send cash in the mail.
Processing of Reports of Birth takes three to four (3-4) business days upon receipt of the report with complete requirements. This processing time excludes mail delivery-time
Request for expedited processing of in-person Reports of Birth may only be considered if all of the following conditions are met:
- The Report of Birth shall be used for the new passport application of a MINOR (a separate passport appointment must be booked);
- The child, who is the subject of the Report of Birth, was born within the Consulate’s jurisdiction (British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories);
- The birth being reported is NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR after the birth of the child; and
- The Consulate has available resources for the expedited processing of the Report of Birth.
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