ABOUT THE SERVICE:  A foundling is a deserted or abandoned infant/ child whose relatives are unknown or a child committed in an orphanage or similar institution and whose facts of birth and parentage are unknown.

            The civil Registry Law provides that the registration of foundling in the city/municipality where the child was found shall be made by the finder/charitable institution within thirty (30) days from the date of finding/commitment of the child.

       

CLIENT GROUPS:  Finder or charitable institution

            REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certificate of foundling
  • Affidavit of the finder
  • Certification of the barangay captain or police authority regarding the report made by the finder.

 

SERVICE SCHEDULES:

            Monday to Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM

TOTAL PROCESSING TIME:  27 minutes

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES:

            No charges imposed.

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE:

Steps involved

Action of the MCRO Transaction Time Persons Responsible
1. Inquire about the service, secure checklist of requirements at the Mun. Civil Registrar’s office . Explains and gives briefing about the service and provides checklist to client and other instructions.

10 minutes

Evelyn Catanyag/Alfredo Peñano/Mary Ann Santos

Noel Jose J. Rayco

2. Submit the requirements for registration and provide the necessary information during the interview.

Conducts interview and prepares Certificate of Foundling

MCR signs the document

10 minutes

Evelyn Catanyag/Alfredo Peñano/Mary Ann Santos

Noel Jose J. Rayco

2. Wait for the release of the document. Records the document. 5 minutes Evelyn Catanyag/Alfredo Peñano/Mary Ann Santos
3. Claim registered Certificate of Foundling Issues Certificate of Foundling 2 minutes Evelyn Catanyag/Alfredo Peñano/Mary Ann Santos