REPORT OF BIRTH
The birth of a child born in Turkey from at least one Filipino parent should be reported and registered with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the Philippine Consulate General. The applicant seeking to register the vital event must demonstrate and present documentary proof that at least one of the parents of the child is a citizen of the Philippines at the time of birth, in order for the registration to be permitted.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION
Informants should prepare the following documents in four (4) sets by bringing the original documents and three (3) photocopies. In all cases, the consular officer reserves the right to require additional documents to confirm the details and facts of birth, as well as the relationship of the informant to the principal / child.
- Four (4) original copies of Report of Birth form in English, which shall be subscribed and sworn to by the informant. This document is available at the Downloads section of this website.
- Official record of birth of the child as issued by the corresponding civil authorities of the host country (with an English translation if written in another foreign language) providing the facts of birth. These should include:
- Original Birth record/certificate from the hospital (with English translation);
- Original official report of birth (Doĝum Kayıt Örneĝi FORM A) from City/Municipality Civil Registrar (Nűfűs Műdűrlűĝű) with English translation.
- Valid identification documents of the biological parents showing their nationality / citizenship (e.g., Passports of Filipino parents, valid Turkish/foreign passport or citizenship l.D. (Kimlik) of Turkish/foreign biological father and birth mother showing one of them is a Filipino at the time of birth of the child)
- If the parents are married, proof of marriage as registered with Philippine Civil Registry records. (i.e. PSA Marriage Contract if married in the Philippines / Report of Marriage was solemnized abroad and reported to the PHL Embassy or Consulate)
- Valid identification document of the informant seeking to register the vital event and proof of legal authority to transact and file the registration on behalf of the principal (s) as applicable
For children born from legally married parents:
- If the parents are married, proof of marriage as registered with Philippine Civil Registry records. (i.e., PSA Marriage Contract if married in the Philippines / Report of Marriage in PSA paper, if marriage was solemnized abroad and reported to PHL Embassy or Consulate)
- Valid identification document of the informant seeking to register the vital event and proof of legal authority to transact and file the registration on behalf of the principal(s), as applicable.
- Consular processing fee for registration of birth of 25USD (Please refer to the schedule of fees for the correct amount.)
- For delayed registration (more than one year after birth), applicant to execute Affidavit of Delayed Registration of birth. Consular Fee is 25USD.
For children born from unmarried parents or illegitimate children:
8. The biological Father will execute an Affidavit of Admission of Paternity (AAP). Fee for AAP is 25USD
9. The Mother will execute an Affidavit to Use Surname of Father (AUSF). Fee for AUSF is 25USD. If child is 0-6 years old, the AUSF should be executed by the mother; If child is 7-17 yo, AUSF to be signed by child with Sworn Attestation by Mother or Guardian; and If child is 18 yo and above, AUSF to be executed by child with no Sworn Attestation.