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I petion my mom may of this yr. and we r in the process of accuring her Philippine passprt but then realize that her name in her birth certificate. And her name on my birth certificate is not the same.. And they told my mom she needs to get a correction of entry.. Do we need to get a atty. to fix this problem? Does any one have same problem in there parents birth cert?

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In my case they wrote short version of the name. Good example is William is called Bill.

During war people were not super literate I guess or my dad's grandma didn't realize that my dad's official name is different.

Later in life as he went to school his name was always put down as William which was enough to convince the passport agency to give him passport with that name.

He should have made an official name change but who knew...

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I just got out of this loop few weeks ago. It depends on how complicated your case is. Mine, was really complicated and to correct everything took us almost 2 years from birth certificate correction to passport application.

If your mother was never issued any passport before, that's better. All you do is file a correction at NSO, no attorney or court order needed. Visit your local registrar office in your town. The most important here is that your mother's name in your birth certificate should match your mom's birth certificate and other siblings you may want to petition in the future.

in my case, my mother's name in her birth cert is completely different from what's on my birth cert and my siblings so what we did is to file name change on my mother's name to follow what she known and what is on most of her documents to be consistent. It will take about 5-8 months depending how fast you follow up and keep track on the process...

How did this happen? We don't know but it happened because Philippine system on registering names isn't as good as other countries.

To make matters worse on my story, my mom went abroad for few years ago with same name on her birth certificate, when she went back to the Philippines on January, she went right away to the DFA to change passport name to the new name and DFA asked tons of documents again, affidavit of explanation, discrepancy and all that... IT WAS A HEADACHE!

My two cents, fix it as soon as you can!

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Yes, I have similar issue. His name in passport and on my birth certificate match but my dad's birth certificate name is different.

We have a court date scheduled for this but I always wonder if affidavit would be enough.

The one that should match is your and your dad's birth certificate. Fix dad's name first then bring that document to DFA to make adjustment in his passport.

I wonder why there is such a court order, my mom never went to that.

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In my case they wrote short version of the name. Good example is William is called Bill.

During war people were not super literate I guess or my dad's grandma didn't realize that my dad's official name is different.

Later in life as he went to school his name was always put down as William which was enough to convince the passport agency to give him passport with that name.

He should have made an official name change but who knew...

I see you are from Seattle!

Anyways...

My mom too... She grew up with the name PERLITA, went to school, got married and had children.... all documents says PERLITA. Later on, she needed to go abroad and found out, NSO says ROSMELIE on her birth certificate. She went ahead and use ROSMELIE to apply for passport which was sufficient enough to support identity. They gave her passport with ROSMELIE. 15 years later, I petitioned her and BOOM! My birth cert does not match her.

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Following this post. We're in the same boat. I wish someone had the same situation but made it here in the US.

One good strategy I did was to file petition with her name on my birth certificate and at the same time, mom filed correction.... by the time petition was approved, her name is already corrected... because she will need those during visa application and interview...

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We have the same issue my moms name in my birth certificate is different from her NSO birth cert. what we did is that we went to local civil registry where I was born and file a correction of entry, they will need proof of identity to proof that she is the same person on your birth such as nbi passport etc. what my sister did is she went there and personally get the paper and she sent it to my brother in Manila and then my brother went to NSO but luckily we know somebody inside and ours didn't take long it was only 10 days and we got her birth with annotation of her name. They said that normal processing time takes 3-6 months or longer depend case to case basis.

I petion my mom may of this yr. and we r in the process of accuring her Philippine passprt but then realize that her name in her birth certificate. And her name on my birth certificate is not the same.. And they told my mom she needs to get a correction of entry.. Do we need to get a atty. to fix this problem? Does any one have same problem in there parents birth cert?

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Just keep her petition going and tell her to go visit her municipal registrar and show her NSO birth certificate and file for corrections immediately because she will be delayed on visa issuance.

BTW, what name did you put in your petition? Did you use the right name? The best place to ask advice is the registrars office and they know what to do. They might have different options for you,

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Hey guys! my mom had problem too on her BC her maiden name spell QUINTU while my middle name on my BC is QUINTO. her first name too on her BC is MARIA while on my BC is MA. She already applied for a passport and applied for a tourist Visa. now im worried if the times come im gonna petition her is it ok to change her BC and passport before i file the petition for her.?


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