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Report of Birth (ROB)

  • Only births that took place under the consular jurisdiction of PCG Guangzhou can be registered or reported to the Philippine Consulate General in Guangzhou: Guangdong, Hunan, Hainan and Guangzi Zhuang Autonomous Region.  

Basic Requirements:

1.  Birth Certificate issued by the Civil Registry authenticated by the Foreign Affairs Office (FAO) with English translation;

2.  Report of Birth form, the form shall be preferably filled-up electronically;

3.  Marriage Certificate of the parents (if applicable);

4.  Photocopy of mother's passport;

5.  Photocopy of father's passport;

6.  Affidavit of Late Registration of Birth, if the Report of Birth is made one year after the child’s birth;

7.  Payment of applicable fees.

 

Additional Requirements for any of the circumstances:

  • If the parents of the newborn are not legally married, these documents may be required, whatever is applicable:

1.  Affidavit of Admission of Paternity (AAP), accomplished by the child’s father, to be signed before a consular officer of the Philippine Consulate. If the father is not in China, this document must be authenticated either in the Philippine Embassy or Consulate General in the country where the father resides or by the Department of Foreign Affairs if the father is in the Philippines.

2.  Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father (AUSF), accomplished by the child's mother, to be signed before a consular officer.

  • Legitimation of a child

1.  An illegitimate child not acknowledged by the father shall use the surname of the mother.

2.  An illegitimate child acknowledged by the father shall use the surname of the mother if no Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father is executed.

3.  An illegitimate child aged 6 years old and below acknowledged by the father shall use the surname of the father, if the mother or the guardian, in the absence of the mother, execute the Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father.

4.  An illegitimate child aged 7 to 17 years old acknowledged by the father shall use the surname of the father if the child executes an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father fully aware of its consequence as attested by the mother or guardian.

5.  An illegitimate child acknowledged by the father shall use the surname of his father provided that he executes an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father upon reaching the age of majority, no attestation from the mother or guardian is required.