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Philippines - Obtain a copy of Death Certificate

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In Person[edit]
  • Application made in person by the owner or by his/her representatives will be received at different Census Serbilis Centers.
  • Documents applied at the East Avenue Census Serbilis Outlet will be released on the same outlet on the date specified in the receipt.

Note: If the request is done through e-mail, the certification shall be sent to the requesting party through conventional postal service system.

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Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

PSA Complex, East Ave.
Diliman, Quezon City

Civil Registration concerns:
Telephone: (02) 926-7333, (02) 926-7274, (02) 926-9973

PSA Serbilis Center
Muntinlupa City
Address: 4th Level Ayala Malls South Park, National Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1772
Telephone: (02) 851-6302
More detail in the link Directory.

Note: NTC issued Memorandum Order No. 10-10-2017 last October 27, 2017, directing all telecommunications providers in the country to migrate all its customers to eight-digit telephone numbers.

3000-YYYY to 3499-YYYY – Bayan Telecommunications, Inc.
6000-YYYY to 6699-YYYY – ABS-CBN Converge, Inc.
6700-YYYY to 6999-YYYY – Eastern Telecommunication Philippines/ Telecommunications Technologies Philippines Inc.
7XXX-YYYY – Globe Telecom, Inc./ Innove Communications, Inc.
8XXX-YYYY – PLDT, Inc./ Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc.

A customer who still incorrectly dials the old seven-digit number will hear a special announcement saying the format has been changed to eight-digit, for a period of three months after the migration (March 18, 2019 to June 17, 2019).

To know more: Migration to 8-Digit Landline Number

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Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.


  • Walk-in: P140.00
  • Online: P350.00


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Walk-in: 1 day (within the day for documents available in the database)
  • Online: 5 to 9 days, including delivery

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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  • You can obtain death certificate of your beloved ones by providing all required vital information.
  • Pay the required fees and submit the required documents.

Required Information[edit]

When requesting for death certificate, the interested party shall provide the following information to facilitate verification and issuance of certification.

  • Complete name of the deceased person
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Complete name and address of the requesting party
  • Number of copies needed
  • Purpose of the certification

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Need for the Document[edit]

A Death Certificate is an official document setting forth particulars relating to a dead person, including the name of the individual, the date of birth and the date of death.

Information which might help[edit] was ordered to stop accepting applications from January 4, 2020 and onwards through a letter received from the office of the National Statistician of the Philippine Statistics Authority. To know more - link

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Certified copies of death certificates that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds and other legal purposes.

External Links[edit]


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