PRC Requirements and Procedures for Name Change After Marriage

Dumaguete City – Negros Oriental – Philippines

PRC Name Change requirments and procedures after marriage

After a couple has enter the matrimonial sacraments of congruency, changing of name is the important evidence that you have entered marriage. This tradition has passed on from generations to generation with only few variations of law in different countries. In the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) office, women will change their family name or surname to the family name of her husband keeping her born family name as her middle initial name.

Here are the requirements and procedures to change your name after marriage:

Note: The Application form has to be accomplished and signed by the petitioner herself and must be submitted in one copy  

REQUIREMENTS for PRC Name Change after Marriage:

  • Duly accomplished Petition Form that is notarized and under oath
  • Original and Photocopy of your Certificate of Marriage/Marriage Contract     duly issued by the National Statistics Office
  • 2 pieces Passport-sized ID picture in white background with full name tag.
  • Statutory fee of P225.00
  • Metered documentary stamp
  • Photocopy of PRC ID
  • Official Receipt

PROCEDURES for PRC Name Change after Marriage:

  1. Fill out this Petition Form, and have it notarized.
  2. Proceed to Renewal Counter (for verification of your registered names and   assessment of fees).
  3. Go to Customer Service, for metered documentary stamp.
  4. Proceed to any Cashier Windows for payment of fees.
  5. Submit duly accomplished Petition Form to the REGULATIONS SERVICES.
  6. Petition Form should be accompanied with a Certified True Copy of your     Certificate of Marriage in NSO security paper. Should there be any discrepancy on the entries of the Certificate of Marriage and verifications,     submit a Certificate of Live Birth in NSO security paper.

REMINDERS:

  • For those professionals applying for any CORRECTION/S, REVERSION AND REMARRIAGE, the Petition for Correction of Date/Entry Form shall be accomplished please be advised to proceed directly to the REGULATIONS SERVICES, for assistance.
  • Always bring the Original Copies of the required NSO documents for   validation and further verification.
  • You may visit the PRC Official Website (www.prc.gov.ph) for verification of your     petition status, once amended, you may claim your PRC ID Card.

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We are NOT the PRC office!
For ANY related question, get in touch with the PRC office!

18 replies
    • Daisy
      Daisy says:

      Good day!
      We are sorry for the delayed reply. We honestly, do not know how the PRC works with renewal and change of status. Please get in touch with your PRC Office instead. Thank you for understanding!

      Regards,
      Daisy

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      Dana says:

      pwede naman daw magrenew and change status pero, pag nagrenew ka at that day, ung Maiden Name mo padin ang nakalagay sa ID mo.. after maximum of 2 months pa pwede ung changed Name na ID mo..

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    Rowena Wong says:

    Hi po. Ang change of name PO b after remarriage ay pwedi walk in lang? Tsaka ano PO mga requirements na dapat ko iprepare?

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    • Daisy
      Daisy says:

      Good day!
      We hope that you read the article carefully and thoroughly. Especially the part that goes:

      Dumaguete.com is a private run website, sharing information we gathered from the offices.
      We are NOT the PRC office!
      For ANY related question, get in touch with the PRC office!

      Best Regards,
      Daisy

      Reply
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    Jenilyn T Piamonte says:

    Good day po!

    Nag file po ako petition for change name due to marriage sa PRC manila last June 2019.. How would I know if ok na po petition ko? Do I need to go back to PRC po? By Sept. po mag paparenew na din po kasi ako ng license.

    Thanks po in advance.

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    • Daisy
      Daisy says:

      Good day!
      We are not the PRC Office. Please contact your PRC Office for updates on the petition and for further questions.
      Best Regards,
      Daisy

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      Jenni says:

      check mo sa prc web site verification list type mo lng yong needed. If lumabas na married name mo pwedi kana mag apply ng id

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    Maria Fe says:

    Ang petition form for change of status po ba, dapat naka notarize na cya before going to your office? Or dyan na po magpapa notarize? Thank you and best regards.

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    • Daisy
      Daisy says:

      Good day!
      If you read the whole article, you will read in red bold letters that we are NOT the PRC Office. Please get in touch with your respective PRC Office.
      Best Regards,
      Daisy

      Reply
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    Shiela says:

    Hi ma’am
    Para po ba machange ung surname mo sa prc id, kailangan mo po bang magbigay muna na petition, para Kong magparenew kna ng id machange na ang surname mo?

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    dan says:

    Hi, I was wondering if we have to show or surrender our old prc ID when we will file for renewal. Nawala ko kc ID ko pero mag rerenew na rin ako by September.

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    • Daisy
      Daisy says:

      Good day!
      If you read the article, you will only need a photocopy of your old or previews PRC ID. For further questions, please get in touch with your PRC Office.
      Best Regards,
      Daisy

      Reply

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