Republic Act No,. 9048 has given authority to the City/Municipal Civil Registrars and consul registrar to decide petitions for change of first name in the cert. of live birth, marriage and death subject to affirmation by the Civil Registrar General.

Department: City Civil Registrar’s Office

Service: Petition for Change of First Name under R.A. 9048

Schedule of Availability of Service: 8:00 A.M – 5:00 P.M (Monday to Friday)

Estimated Processing Time1 ½ hour