Philippine Statistics Authority to increase fee for certificates

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced that there will be a fee increase for documents such as birth, marriage, death certificate, and certificate of no marriage or “CENOMAR.”  This will effective February 2, 2018.

This is brought about by the implementation of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN).

According to PSA (formerly NSO) , there was an increase on the cost of documentary stamps . From Php 15, doc stamps will now be Php 30 under the new revenue regulation of Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

Here are the new fees:

Birth/ Marriage/Death certificate –  Php 155

Certificate of no marriage  “CENOMAR” – Php 210

PSA’s online request via also announced their new fees:

According to  Atty. Marissa Cabreros, BIR spokesperson “Sa pagbaba po ng personal income tax, that will mean reduction in collection…So the government has to have a recovery measure.”

For those who need to get birth, marriage, death certificate, and certificate of no marriage or CENOMAR, their office is now located at Solicarel Building I and II, Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard, in Sta. Mesa near the LRT 2 Pureza Station.

Here are other offices:

  1. Pasay City – Hobbies of Asia, #8 Diosdado Macapagal Avenue
  2. Caloocan City – Caloocan City Hall, A. Mabini Street
  3. Makati City – Makati City Hall, J.P. Rizal Street, Poblacion
  4. Muntinlupa City – 2nd level, East Parking, Starmall, Alabang
  5. Pasig City – Pasig City Hall, Caruncho Avenue, Barangay San Nicolas

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is open Monday to Friday (7:00AM to 4:00PM) and even on Saturdays (8:00AM to 5:00PM).



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