Filing Petition for:
• Change of Frist Name (CFN) or Correction of Clerical Error/s (CCE) – R.A. 9048
• Change of Gender / Correction of Day and Month in the Date of Birth – R.A. 10172
REPUBLIC ACT No. 9048 & 10172 authorizes the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general
to correct a clerical or typographical error in an entry and/or change of first name or nickname in the
civil register without need of a judicial order. An administrative remedy in nature, it is a departure from the usual judicial process in correcting clerical errors or changing an entry in civil registry documents. It is aimed at according petitioners an expeditious and cheaper way of correcting errors found in their civil registry records.