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PSA Birth Certificate : Philippine Statistics Authority

Organisation : Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Facility Name : PSA Birth Certificate
Country : Philippines
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What is a PSA Birth Certificate?

A PSA birth certificate is an official document containing a person’s birth details, including their full name, gender, place of birth, date and time of birth, and parents’ basic information. Upon birth, the doctor or any authorized medical staff files a report with the Local Civil Registry Office (LCRO) of the city or municipality where the birth occurred. The Certificate of Live Birth is then endorsed by the LCRO to the PSA for certification and printing on PSA’s security paper.

Related / Similar Facility : PSA Marriage Certificate

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Why Do You Need a PSA Birth Certificate?

A birth certificate is a valuable piece of identification. This official document is used to verify someone’s birth. It is also the basis for evaluating a person’s legal capacity to enter into a transaction and execute a contract.

Here are the common instances a birth certificate is required:
** Passport/travel purposes
** Identification (driver’s license, national ID, and other government-issued IDs)
** School requirements
** Local/foreign employment
** Claims/benefits
** Marriage
** Loans

How to Get a PSA Birth Certificate Online?

For those who don’t have the time to go out and process their birth certificate application in person, you can order a copy online. is authorized by the PSA to issue birth certificates, and the platform helps facilitate the application procedure.

Online Application Procedure:
** On the website homepage, click the “Order Now” button located on the right side of the screen. Alternatively, you can click the “Order Now” button in the header. Order your PSA birth certificate online

** When the next page appears, click the “Birth” button. Check the box at the bottom to accept the terms and conditions. Then, click “Continue” to proceed to the next step. Order a PSA birth, marriage, death certificate or cenomar online
** A page will be displayed showing two options. If you are requesting your own birth certificate, select “My Own Birth Certificate.” If you’re ordering for a family member or someone else, choose “For Someone Else.” After confirming your option, click “Continue.” Request for a PSA birth certificate online for yourself and others
** A page will appear listing the information that will be collected from you. Make sure you have the specified data on hand before proceeding with the process. Click “Continue.” Requirements needed when requesting for PSA birth certificate online
** A form will show asking you to provide vital pieces of information, namely your sex, civil status (if female), first name, middle name, last name, birth date, and the type of your government-issued ID. After completing the form, click “Continue.” Information needed when requesting for PSA birth certificate online
** A page will appear asking for your name and delivery address. After inputting the information, click “Continue.” Delivery and contact information needed when requesting for PSA birth certificate online
** Review the Certificate of Live Birth form and ensure all details are correct. Choose the number of copies you need. Once done, tick the “I Confirm” box. Confirmation of details of requested PSA birth certificate online

A few reminders when filling out the form:
** Make sure your name and birthday match the details on your ID.
** You are required to present the actual ID upon delivery.
** You must receive the PSA document yourself. The courier will not release the order to anyone else, even with an authorization letter.
** You are not allowed to request a copy of your birth certificate if you are below 18 years old.
** Use an address where you can personally receive the birth certificate when it gets delivered.

PSA Birth Certificate Application Payment Fees

Upon completing the online application process, you will be issued a Reference Number, which you can use to check the available payment options.

The following channels accept online and over-the-counter payments:
** Visa
** GCash
** PayMaya
** 7-Eleven
** BPI
** Bayad
** Palawan Express
** BDO
** Metrobank
** Dragonpay

The payment fee for one copy of a PSA birth certificate is Php365.00. You can pay through any of these payment options:
Credit card: You can pay through Mastercard or Visa for real-time payment posting. Please note that JCB and American Express cards are currently not supported.
ATM: Simply visit a BancNet ATM to settle the fee. Just select the Bills Payment option to complete your payment transaction. Please note that the posting of payment may take a day or two depending on the bank.
GCash: If you have a GCash account, you can pay through the e-wallet option.
7-Eleven: You can visit a 7-Eleven store with a CLIQQ machine to settle the payment for your order.
Bayad: You can pay through any of the selected Bayad outlets or TouchPay machines.
PayMaya: For PayMaya e-wallet holders, you can pay through the app without extra charge.

PSA Online Delivery Reminders

** Delivery time takes three to four working days within Metro Manila. If the recipient’s address is outside Metro Manila, it will take three to eight working days to deliver the document.
** For smooth delivery of your document and for security purposes, please present one valid government-issued ID to the courier upon delivery.
** You must receive the PSA document personally. If you are not available on the delivery date, please make delivery arrangements with us by calling (02) 8737-1111, Mondays to Saturdays (excluding holidays), from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
** For unsuccessful delivery attempts, you may call us at (02) 8737-1111, Mondays to Saturdays (excluding holidays), from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You may also reach us via email at or chat with us on Facebook for us to check your concern.
** All undelivered documents after two attempts shall be returned to the PSA after 30 calendar days, and payments made for the documents shall be forfeited. You may place a new order by visiting

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