OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR

Functions:
  1. Develop plans and strategies on civil registry programs and projects and implement them upon approval thereof by the Mayor;
  2. Accept all registrable documents and judicial decrees affecting the civil status of persons;
  3. File, keep and preserve in a secure place the books required by law;
  4. Transcribe and enter immediately upon receipt all registrable documents and judicial decrees affecting the civil status of persons in the appropriate civil registry books;
  5. Transmit to the Office of the Civil Registrar-General, within the prescribed period, duplicate copies of registered documents required by law;
  6. Issue certified transcripts or copies of any certificate or registered documents upon payment of the prescribed fees to the treasurer;
  7. Receive applications for the issuance of a marriage license and, after determining that the requirements and supporting certificates and publication thereof for the prescribed period have been complied with, issue the license upon payment of the authorized fee to the treasurer;
  8. Coordinate with the NGO in conducting education campaigns for vital registration and assist in the preparation of demographic and other statistics for the LGU concerned; and
  9. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.

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