Here’s the step-by-step procedural guide on how to get a PSA birth certificate in the Philippines Walk-in or Online.
PSA Birth Certificate Requirements 2020
- Application Form (this form is provided at PSA)
- Valid ID for both the owner and requester of document
- What are the valid IDs to be presented?
- Office/Company ID
- School ID (unexpired)
- Professional License
- Senior Citizen’s ID
- Driver’s License
- National ID
- NBI Clearance
- PhilPost ID (How to get Postal ID)
- Voter’s ID
- PWD ID
- Authorization letter and ID of the document owner together with the ID of the requester are required with embedded signatures.
- Certificate Fee (P155)
Procedures in Getting PSA Birth Certificate at PSA Branch Walk-in
When getting your authenticated PSA Birth Certificate in PSA Branches you need to be in line as early as you can in order to get a priority number because many people are getting the same every single day.
Imagine, we woke up early and have been in the line around 4 o’clock in the morning, but we were able to get #81 on queue. Before proceeding in to the line, make sure you bring your proper and complete documents to make it less hassle.
Transaction Fee: Lowest (P155)
Releasing of PSA Birth Certificate: Afternoon
1: Bring with you the need requirements for your PSA Birth Certificate (See the content for the list of requirements).
Be in line, you need to get a priority number before you can get an Application Form of PSA (no priority number, no PSA Application Form).
2: Fill up the PSA application form and pass it to the counter with the transaction fee P155 and other requirements needed when your number is called.
3: After paying for the transaction fee, the only thing you need to do now is to wait for the release.
The release of PSA Birth Certificate is before Lunch Break. We got our PSA Birth Certificate by 10:30am. Just wait for you name to be called and then present the ID and other important documents needed for the release.
Procedures in Getting thru Online
When you are not in a hurry for getting the authenticated PSA Birth Certificate, you can do it online.
Getting your PSA Birth Certificate online can make you less hassle or no hassle at all because you just need to comply with the said requirements online and pay for the services.
The release of the PSA Birth Certificate online is within 2 – 7 working days depending on your location. It’s a fast and hassle-free way of processing your PSA birth certificate requests.
Difficulty: Less Hassle
Transaction Fee: Highest (P365)
Releasing of PSA Birth Certificate: Delivered within 2- 7 days depends on the location.
1: Go to www.psahelpline.ph (formerly nsohelpline.ph)And then just follow the said instructions online and fill up the online PSA application Form.
2: Fill up the address section where you want your PSA Birth Certificate to be delivered.Step 3: Online service fee: P365You can pay your PSA Birth Certificate orders via 711 outlets nationwide. You may also try other services using VISA, Mastercard Bancnet ATM or Globe Gcash.
Step 4: You can now check the status of your PSA Birth Certificate orders here www.nsohelpline.com/check-status
Procedures in Getting PSA Birth Certificate on SM Mall Walk-in
This is most convenient for getting your PSA Birth Certificate. You just need to pay additional P25 for service fee and P155 for the standard fee of getting PSA Birth Certificate.
The release of the PSA Birth Certificate thru SM Business centers takes around 15 – 30 days. So if you are not in a rush in getting your PSA Birth Certificate, this is the best for you.
Difficulty: Most Convenient
Transaction Fee: P155 + service fee (P25) = P180
Releasing of PSA Birth Certificate: 15- 30 working days.
Step 1: Go to the nearest SM Business Center then ask for a PSA Birth Certificate form from the Payment Center Staff.Make sure you provide the correct information required and then submit it along with needed requirements.
Step 2: Make a payment directly to the cashier. Per copy of PSA Birth Certificate cost P155 + service fee (P25). It is cheaper than requesting online.
Step 3: Pick up your PSA Birth Certificate after 15 – 30 working days. Bring the receipt, a valid ID and other needed documents like authorization letter if someone will pick it up for you.
We can use our PSA Birth Certificate for different purposes such as applying for work, for school enrollment, for processing a passport, to register a business, and etc. PSA Birth Certificate is also required when getting some valid IDs from any government agency.