STATISTICS OFFICE (NSO) is the major statistical
agency responsible in collecting, compiling, classifying,
producing, publishing, and disseminating general-purpose
statistics as provided for in Commonwealth Act No.
NSO has also the responsibility of carrying out
and administering the provision of the Civil Registry
Law as provided for in Act No. 3753 dated February
More specifically, the NSO is tasked to:
- prepare for and undertake all censuses on
population, agriculture, commerce, and industry
(Section 2, C.A. 591; Section 1, Batas Pambansa
- conduct statistical surveys by enumeration,
sampling, and other methods (Section 2, Batas
Pambansa Blg. 72);
- compile and classify other statistical data
and information (Section 2, C.A. 591);
- conduct social and economic studies and make
projections of population, agricultural production,
income and the number of livestock (Section
2, C.A. 591);
- publish and disseminate all information related
to the above functions (Section 2, C.A. 591);
- assist the National Statistical Coordination
Board (NSCB), formerly the Statistical Advisory
Board of the National Economic and Development
Authority, in the formulation of a continuing
comprehensive statistical program for the government
(Section 5, Presidential Decree 418);
- provide technical assistance and support
to projects of other statistical agencies and
institutions (Section 5, P.D. 418);
- carry out and administer the provisions of
Act. No. 3753, entitled “An Act to establish
a Civil Register” (Section 2, C.A. 591)
and other laws on civil registration; and
- issue authorization to solemnizing officers
in accordance with the provisions of Article
7 of the Family Code of the Philippines (Executive
Order No. 209 effective August 3, 1988).
N. Ericta, Administrator
||NATIONAL STATISTICS OFFICE (NSO-Manila)
Solicarel Bldg. I & II, R. Magsaysay Blvd.,
Sta. Mesa, Manila
Tel. No. : 715-6461/ 716-0454
Fax No. : 713-7079
NATIONAL STATISTICS OFFICE (NSO-QC)
Vibal Bldg., Times St. cor EDSA
West Triangle, Quezon City
Tel. No. : 926-7370
Fax No. : 926-7329
Civil Registration Department
Info Resources Department
Gen. Admin. Department
|| Civil Registration Services
type of certifications can be obtained from the
Office of the Civil Registrar (OCRG)?
does one request for a certification?
information should be provided by interested parties?
much is the processing fee?
long is the processing of application?
to Request Copies of
Application Requirements for
of Subsequent Marriage
Applying for Correction of Entries
covered by RA 9048 (Promer for Republic Act 9048)
not covered by RA 9048
much are the user fees to be collected for each
type of service?
can I find locations of Civil Registry Services?
can I find printed information?
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rules in favor of OCRG-issued civil registry document