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== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
This collection includes civil marriage and death records for 1902 to 1980.
 
 
 
National copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates. This set is comprised of national copies which were submitted to the National Census and Statistics Office. The records begin in 1945 and is an ongoing active collection. Records are not available for all localities and the coverage varies by locality. Additional records will be added to this collection. Marriage and Death records are handwritten in English for the most part. A few of the earlier marriage records are in Spanish. Spanish is also used in sections of later records.
 
 
 
In 1901, the Philippines passed a law that established local civil registry offices. These offices were to record the events of birth, marriage, and death. This collection contains marriage records and death records from several cities in the Philippines. In 1945, changes in the law required more information to be recorded. The records are in English and Spanish.
 
 
 
The recording of birth, marriage or death provides important information in a person's life, which become necessary for legal authorities and personal purposes.
 
  
The recording of civil events in a person's life, such as birth, marriage and death, require valid evidence, therefore making these records very reliable.  
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://ncca.gov.ph/subcommissions/subcommission-on-cultural-heritagesch/archives/national-archives-of-the-philippines/ National Archives of the Philippines Brief History]
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| RW_URL_02 =[http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/PHILIPPINES/2003-09/1064799073 Philippine Research]
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| RW_URL_03 =[http://www.death-record.com/d/s/Philippine-Islands Philippine Islands Death Records]
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| RW_URL_04 =[http://forebears.io/philippines Philippines Genealogical Records]
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| RW_URL_05 =[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Asia/Philippines.pdf Philippines Research]
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| custodian =[http://psa.gov.ph/ National Statistics Office of the Philippines]
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1852584/waypoints Browse].  
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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This collection consists of vital records from across the Philippines for the years 1945-1987. The original records are located in the National Census and Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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Records are not available for all localities and the content and time period vary by area.  This is an active, ongoing collection and additional records may be added.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
{{Collection citation
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{{Collection Browse Link
| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->National Census and Statistics Office. Philippines, civil registration. National Census and Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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|CID=CID1852584
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| title=Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984 }}
  
[[Philippines National Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Collection Contents ==
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The records include marriage and death certificates from various localities in the Philippines.
  
== Record Content  ==
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=== Sample Images ===
 
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<gallery widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
 
 
Image:Philippines Death Record in English and Spanish (09-0319) DGS 4002890 171.jpeg|Death Record
 
Image:Philippines Death Record in English and Spanish (09-0319) DGS 4002890 171.jpeg|Death Record
Image: Philippines Civil Marriage Contract in Spanish and English (10-0516) DGS 4037017 16.jpeg|Marriage Contract
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Image: Philippines Civil Marriage Contract in Spanish and English (10-0516) DGS 4037017 16.jpeg|Marriage Record
Image:Philippines National Civil Registration DGS 5142405 10 Birth Certificate.jpg|Birth Certificate
 
 
</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include the following information:
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== What Can This Collection Tell Me? ==
 
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The following lists indicate potential information provided in these records. Every record may not provide all the listed information as record-keeping practices differed by area and changed over time.
'''Marriage Contracts'''
 
 
 
*Husband’s name
 
*Wife’s name
 
*Date and place of the marriage
 
*Names of the husband’s parents
 
*Names of the wife’s parents
 
*Names of the witnesses
 
*Names of the persons who gave consent
 
*Name of the person who solemnized the marriage
 
*Beginning in 1945, birthplace of the husband and wife
 
*Date of the marriage license
 
*Date of the certificate (marriage contract)
 
 
 
'''Death Record'''
 
  
*Name of the deceased
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*Name of the surviving spouse
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain: <br>
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*Names and ages of groom and bride
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*Date and place of marriage
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*Names and ages of the groom’s parents
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*Names and ages of the bride’s parents
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*Names of witnesses
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*Names of persons who gave consent
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*Name of person who solemnized the marriage
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*Beginning in 1945, birthplace of the husband and wife was recorded
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*Date of marriage license
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*Date the certificate was created/filed (marriage contract)
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'''Death records''' usually contain: <br>
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*Deceased’s name and age (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
 
*Date and place of death  
 
*Date and place of death  
*The date and place of burial (cremation or removal)  
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*Marital status/Name of spouse
*Name of the informant  
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*Date and place of burial (cremation or removal)  
*Name of the attending physician  
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*Name of informant  
*Name of the undertaker  
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*Name of attending physician  
*On death certificates after 1958, names of the father and mother
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*Name of undertaker  
*On death certificates after 1958, the birth date and birthplace of the deceased  
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*On death certificates after 1958, names of parents
*Date of the certificate or the date the certificate was filed by the local civil registrar  
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*On death certificates after 1958, the birth date and place of deceased  
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*Date the certificate was filed/created by the local civil registrar  
 
*Date of burial or transit permit
 
*Date of burial or transit permit
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
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Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.
These registrations are the best source for locating the date and place of an ancestor’s marriage or death.  
 
  
==== Beginning Your Search ====
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=== Search by Name by Visiting the Collection Page ===
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.
  
To search this collection, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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=== View Images in This Collection by Visiting the Browse Page ===
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If images are available (see "Image Visibility" below), the images of digitized records may be accessed by following this series of links: <br>
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⇒ Select '''Browse through images''' on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate '''Province'''<br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate '''Record Type'''<br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate '''Year Range'''<br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate '''Municipality''' to go to the images
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Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located.
  
*Ancestor's name
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=== Language Helps ===
*Approximate year of event
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Some records may be in Spanish. The following guides may be of help:
*Place of event
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
*Names of parents
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
==== Searching the Images ====
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=== Image Visibility ===
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Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images of digitized records available for all users. However, the rights to view images on this website are ultimately granted by the record custodians. Due to their restrictions, some of the records in this collection are not allowed to be displayed in any electronic format, and therefore are not available for viewing online.  
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Province" category<br> ⇒Select the "Record Type" category<br> ⇒Select the "Years" category<br> ⇒Select the "Municipality/City or Municipality Range" category<br> which will take you to the images<br>
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1852584 Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the index entry for future reference; see below for assistance in citing this collection.
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*Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The online index entry generally lists only the most basic identifying information for an individual; the original record may contain further information which was not included in the index. Save or print a copy of the image.
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*Use the information which has been discovered to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined.  
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*Continue to search the index to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives. Remember that family members often appear on an individual's vital records, such as in the role of witnesses to a marriage.
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking for, What Now? ===  
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*When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which individual is correct. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to determine which candidate is the correct person. If listed, a personal title may be a clue to property ownership or occupation, either of which might be noted in other records.
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*Check for variants of given names and surnames. An individual might appear under a different name in a record for a variety of reasons:
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**An individual might have been listed under a middle name, [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm nickname], or [[Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records|abbreviation]] of their given name.
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**Spelling was not standardized for much of the period of this collection, so names were often spelled as they were pronounced. Pay attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try spelling variations that could have that pronunciation.
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**Some women reverted to their maiden names after the death of their husbands.
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*Vary the search terms. For example, search by either the given name or surname to return broader list of possible candidates which can then be examined for matches. Alternatively, try expanding the date range.
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*Search the records of nearby localities. While it was uncommon for an individual in this period to move more than about 20 miles from their place of birth, smaller relocations were not uncommon.
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*Church records are a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.
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**[[Philippines Church Records]]
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**[[Philippines Births and Baptisms, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
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For additional help searching online collections see [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
 
*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 
*The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
 
*Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
 
*Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
 
*Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 
*When you have located your ancestor’s marriage record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given.
 
  
Keep in mind:
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=== General Information about These Records  ===
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In 1889, the Spanish government created the Central Office of Statistics. This office required each parish priest to periodically give the government a list of the births, marriages, and deaths in his area. The Catholic clergy had previously maintained records about births, marriages and deaths, and sent copies to the government. After 1889, clergy were required to regularly submit detailed reports. This system continued until the end of the Spanish administration in 1898.
  
*The information in marriage records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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After the Philippine Revolution of 1898, the church and state became separate. Within the first few years, officials responsible for civil registration were appointed in each municipality. In 1930, civil registration became mandatory.  
*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1900.
 
*There is also some variation in the information given from one marriage record to another record.  
 
*The marriage records may also include information about the ancestor’s parents.
 
  
==== Unable to Find the Information?  ====
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In 1932 the Bureau of Census and Statistics was created to oversee civil registration. Many civil records were destroyed during World War II.
  
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
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Divorce is not legal in the Philippines, but some records of annulment and legal separation are kept in the National Census and Statistics Office and in the local Domestic Relations Court of First Instance.
*Search for the marriage record of the marriage partner if known.
 
*Check for a different index; there are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
 
  
 
== Known Issues for this Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues for this Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Philippines, Civil Registration, National (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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{{H-langs|en=Philippines, Civil Registration, National (FamilySearch Historical Records)|pt=Filipinas, Registro Civil, Nacional (Registros Históricos do FamilySearch)}}
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Philippines National Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.<br>
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== Citations for this Collection ==
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Citing sources correctly makes it easier to refer to information which has already been discovered; proper citations are therefore key to keeping track of genealogical research. Following established citation formats also allows others to verify completed research by helping them find and examine records for themselves.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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To be of use, citations must include information such as the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records, if available. The following examples demonstrate how to present this information for both this particular collection as well as individual records and images within the collection:
  
{{Incomplete Section}}  
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing National Census and Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines.}}
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''Record citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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{{Record Citation Link
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*[[Philippines]]
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'''Image citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
*[[Philippines Civil Registration- Vital Records]]
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|CID=CID1852584
*[[Philippines History]]
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|title=Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984
*[[Philippines, Manila Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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}}
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
"Philippines, Civil Registration, 1945-1980" database and digital images, ''FamilySearch ''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 29 September 2011), Metropolitan Manilla &gt; Births &gt; 1954 &gt; Manilla &gt; image 8 of 169, certificate of Death for Luz Nolasco, 7 January 1954; citing National Statistics Office, Manilla Philippines.
 
  
[[Category:Philippines]]
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
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[[Category:Philippines FamilySearch Historical Records]]
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1945-1984
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Languages: Filipinas, El Registro Civil, Nacional
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
National Statistics Office of the Philippines


What is in the Collection?

This collection consists of vital records from across the Philippines for the years 1945-1987. The original records are located in the National Census and Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines.

Records are not available for all localities and the content and time period vary by area. This is an active, ongoing collection and additional records may be added.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984.

Collection Contents

The records include marriage and death certificates from various localities in the Philippines.

Sample Images

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

The following lists indicate potential information provided in these records. Every record may not provide all the listed information as record-keeping practices differed by area and changed over time.

Marriage records usually contain:

  • Names and ages of groom and bride
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and ages of the groom’s parents
  • Names and ages of the bride’s parents
  • Names of witnesses
  • Names of persons who gave consent
  • Name of person who solemnized the marriage
  • Beginning in 1945, birthplace of the husband and wife was recorded
  • Date of marriage license
  • Date the certificate was created/filed (marriage contract)

Death records usually contain:

  • Deceased’s name and age (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
  • Date and place of death
  • Marital status/Name of spouse
  • Date and place of burial (cremation or removal)
  • Name of informant
  • Name of attending physician
  • Name of undertaker
  • On death certificates after 1958, names of parents
  • On death certificates after 1958, the birth date and place of deceased
  • Date the certificate was filed/created by the local civil registrar
  • Date of burial or transit permit

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.

Search by Name by Visiting the Collection Page

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.

View Images in This Collection by Visiting the Browse Page

If images are available (see "Image Visibility" below), the images of digitized records may be accessed by following this series of links:
⇒ Select Browse through images on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate Province
⇒ Select the appropriate Record Type
⇒ Select the appropriate Year Range
⇒ Select the appropriate Municipality to go to the images

Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located.

Language Helps

Some records may be in Spanish. The following guides may be of help:

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images of digitized records available for all users. However, the rights to view images on this website are ultimately granted by the record custodians. Due to their restrictions, some of the records in this collection are not allowed to be displayed in any electronic format, and therefore are not available for viewing online.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now?

  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the index entry for future reference; see below for assistance in citing this collection.
  • Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The online index entry generally lists only the most basic identifying information for an individual; the original record may contain further information which was not included in the index. Save or print a copy of the image.
  • Use the information which has been discovered to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined.
  • Continue to search the index to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives. Remember that family members often appear on an individual's vital records, such as in the role of witnesses to a marriage.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which individual is correct. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to determine which candidate is the correct person. If listed, a personal title may be a clue to property ownership or occupation, either of which might be noted in other records.
  • Check for variants of given names and surnames. An individual might appear under a different name in a record for a variety of reasons:
    • An individual might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
    • Spelling was not standardized for much of the period of this collection, so names were often spelled as they were pronounced. Pay attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try spelling variations that could have that pronunciation.
    • Some women reverted to their maiden names after the death of their husbands.
  • Vary the search terms. For example, search by either the given name or surname to return broader list of possible candidates which can then be examined for matches. Alternatively, try expanding the date range.
  • Search the records of nearby localities. While it was uncommon for an individual in this period to move more than about 20 miles from their place of birth, smaller relocations were not uncommon.
  • Church records are a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.

For additional help searching online collections see FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

General Information about These Records

In 1889, the Spanish government created the Central Office of Statistics. This office required each parish priest to periodically give the government a list of the births, marriages, and deaths in his area. The Catholic clergy had previously maintained records about births, marriages and deaths, and sent copies to the government. After 1889, clergy were required to regularly submit detailed reports. This system continued until the end of the Spanish administration in 1898.

After the Philippine Revolution of 1898, the church and state became separate. Within the first few years, officials responsible for civil registration were appointed in each municipality. In 1930, civil registration became mandatory.

In 1932 the Bureau of Census and Statistics was created to oversee civil registration. Many civil records were destroyed during World War II.

Divorce is not legal in the Philippines, but some records of annulment and legal separation are kept in the National Census and Statistics Office and in the local Domestic Relations Court of First Instance.

Known Issues for this Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citations for this Collection

Citing sources correctly makes it easier to refer to information which has already been discovered; proper citations are therefore key to keeping track of genealogical research. Following established citation formats also allows others to verify completed research by helping them find and examine records for themselves.

To be of use, citations must include information such as the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records, if available. The following examples demonstrate how to present this information for both this particular collection as well as individual records and images within the collection:

Collection citation:

"Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing National Census and Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984.


Image citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984.


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.