Process for recognition as Filipino citizen takes 3-6 months
"What are the requirements for Recognition as Filipino citizen? How long will the process take and how much should I prepare for the application fees?
Mrs. VillegasDear Mrs. Villegas,
Under Form RADJR-11 of the Bureau of Immigration (BI), the applicant for Recognition as Filipino citizen must submit the following: (1) letter request from the father/mother or both parents if the applicant is below 18 years old or from the applicant himself if he is 18 years old or above (2) NSO Birth Certificate or authenticated birth certificate o report of birth from the Philippine Embassy/Consulate official of the Philippine Foreign Service at the place of issuance or nearest to it or an authenticated birth certificate or certified true copies from their embassies here in the Philippines, with English translation, if written in other foreign language, then properly authenticated at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Authentication Division, of the applicant (3) NSO birth certificate of the father/mother or both parents (who at the time of birth of applicant was/were a Philippine citizen) and certificate of naturalization, if at the time of the filing of application such parent/parents was/were not Philippine citizen (4) Duly notarized Affidavit of Citizenship to be executed by the parents (either father/mother), stating at the time of birth of the applicant, he/she was a Philippine citizen (5) photocopy of passport of parent/s and applicant and (6) Bureau of Immigration Clearance Certificate.In order to avoid summary or delay in the application, it is advised that all sworn statements and affidavits must be duly notarized. Likewise, documents executed outside the Philippines must be authenticated by the Philippine embassy/ consulate official of the Philippine Foreign Service at the place of issuance or nearest to it, with English translation, if written in other foreign language. As to the documents executed within the Philippines, the same must be duly certified by the offices having official custody of the originals. It is also required to submit the originals and 4 photocopies of the required documents, except the passport which should have 5 photocopies.
The processing for Recognition as Filipino citizen takes about 3 to 6 months. The filing fee for this is P4,020.00, but once approved the applicant should pay P8,530.00 as implementation fee.Please be reminded that the above legal opinion is solely based on our appreciation of the problem that you have stated. The opinion may vary when other facts are stated.
Editor’s note: Dear PAO is a daily column of the Public Attorney’s Office. Questions for Chief Acosta may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org."
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