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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Clerical Error: Blurred Name

If your first or last names in your PSA birth certificate is blurry or misspelled, its authenticity might be questioned by the office or agency to whom you are submitting it.  This may cause delays and even denials of your transactions you are working on and you know how inconvenient that can get.

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Read this blog to find out how you can have this corrected right away. https://bit.ly/21Sx6yY

Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Change of First Name: Baby Boy, Baby Girl

A common problem encountered by parents is when they realize that the word “Baby” has been included in the first name field of the Certificate of Live Birth document and is now essentially considered as the first name of their child.  So that if they named their child James, his full name would then be Baby James. Worse, if it was the hospital that committed the error, the name would even be something like Baby Boy James (“Baby Boy” being the default identification for male infants; this is written on the baby’s name card while housed at the Nursery.).

So how do you remove the “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl” in your name?  Believe it or not, it has a lot to do with the year you were born!  Read this blog to learn more. https://bit.ly/1RYAdpC

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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Change of First Name: First Name Being Used Is Different.

If the first name written on your PSA birth certificate is not the name that you use in most of your IDs and transactions, you need to have it changed.  It is important that the details in your IDs and the one written in your birth certificate, match.  Government agencies, such as the Department of Foreign Affairs, are particular with the consistency of entries in our birth certificates and other government-issued IDs and documents.  Read the blog for the full details on how to have your first name changed if it is not the name you are using in your transactions. https://bit.ly/2LbJzRY

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need to Bring your PSA Birth Certificate to the DFA

5. Renewals requiring changes in personal information.

From single to married, and married to single – both cases will require a copy of your PSA birth certificate (and PSA marriage certificate).  Married women actually have the option to retain their maiden names in their passports.

For the complete details on passport application and renewal, click on the link below.

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need to Bring your PSA Birth Certificate to the DFA

4. Renewal of old brown and green passports bearing no complete middle name.

As a matter of fact, if the DFA finds any discrepancy in your first, middle, or last name, there is a good chance they will require a copy of your PSA birth certificate.  It is always best to check that your names are accurately spelled and all fields in your birth certificate are duly accomplished.

For the complete details on passport application and renewal, click on the link below.

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need to Bring your PSA Birth Certificate to the DFA

3. Applicants in the DFA watchlist.

A person may be included in the DFA’s watchlist for various reasons.  If this is your case, you need to bring an original copy of your PSA birth certificate when applying for a new passport or renewing your old one.

For the complete details on passport application and renewal, click on the link below.

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need to Bring your PSA Birth Certificate to the DFA

2. Lost or Mutilated Passports.

Take good care of your passport and avoid exposing it to areas or conditions where it could get wet, burned, or torn.  Remember that even if your passport is still valid but the entries could no longer be read, you may not be allowed to use it until a replacement has been issued.

If you are renewing a lost or mutilated passport, you need to have a copy of you PSA birth certificate with you.

For the complete details on passport application and renewal, click on the link below.

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need to Bring your PSA Birth Certificate to the DFA

1. First-time passport applications.

A passport is a major government-issued ID that you need in order to travel abroad.  Every member of the family must have a passport, including babies and toddlers.  First-time applicants must bring an original copy of their PSA birth certificate, printed on PSA Security Paper (SECPA).

For the complete details on passport application and renewal, click on the link below.

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Who Are Qualified for Solo Parent Benefits?

Any family member who assumes the responsibility of head of family as a result of the death, abandonment, disappearance, or prolonged absence of the parents or solo parent.

Blood is thicker than water.

Are you raising your brother or sister’s children? Have you taken the responsibility of providing for your nephews’ and neices’ needs because their parents are physically or mentally incapacitated? Bless your good heart!

Did you know that you may actually be able to claim Solo Parent benefits from the government, to augment your expenses as a single parent?

Read today’s feature article to learn more.

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