News Info


San Fernando Beefs Up Civil Registration [ Monday, 4th of July 2016 | 11 months ago ]


Thinking of getting married without overspending?

The City of San Fernando makes it easier for unwed couples to tie the knot through its free ‘Kasalang Barangay’ initiated by the Office of the City Civil Registration (OCCR).

City Civil Registrar Rimando Umali, during the Convention of Partners in Civil Registration on Wednesday, said free wedding rites will help address issues of illegitimacy among Fernandinos.

Interested couples must file their application for marriage license at least a month before the scheduled wedding. Those aged 18 and above must also submit their Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR) along with a Parental Consent (for 18-21 y.o.) or Parental Advice (for 22-24 y.o.).

In 2015, only 6,728 out of 13,100 born children were registered as legitimate. Record shows that 2,896 were born to single/solo parents, while some 10,204 were born to registered married couples.

“Aside from the annual Kasalang Balen, we also hold wedding ceremonies as part of each Barangay’s Fiesta celebration to ease the burden of getting married (especially for young couples) and secure the legitimation of children,” Umali added.

In an interview, Mayor Edwin D. Santiago said that the city ensures to render public services to its grassroots through these activities while upholding the Filipino values and traditions at the same time.

“We believe that a family with a strong foundation will help us produce Fernandinos who will partake in building a more sustainable, progressive community,” Santiago furthered.

Meanwhile, Umali urged Fernandinos to have their civil registrations accomplished on time to avoid inconvenience.

Births and Deaths must be registered within 30 days while Marriage Registration must be filed not exceeding 15 days after the wedding.

The OCCR has recorded a total of 3, 161 death registration and 1, 246 marriage registration in 2015.

Other news..

Fernandino Farmers Receive Agricultural


Mayor Edwin ‘EdSa' Santiago led the awarding of agricultural inputs to more than 150 farmers from the City of San... Full story »
[ Friday, 19th of May 2017 | 5 days ago ]

CSF Cited For Successful Streamlining


The City of San Fernando received numerous awards during the ‘11th Recognition of Outstanding Central Luzon LGUs... Full story »
[ Thursday, 18th of May 2017 | 6 days ago ]

CSF Named ‘Top Model City' By The Manila


The City of San Fernando was recognized as one of the Top Model Cities in the Philippines during The Manila Times... Full story »
[ Wednesday, 17th of May 2017 | 7 days ago ]

Pyestang Fernandino Showcases Kapampangan


Mayor Edwin ‘EdSa' Santiago led today the unveiling of calendar of activities for this year's ‘Pyestang Fernandino'... Full story »
[ Wednesday, 17th of May 2017 | 7 days ago ]

CSF Holds Disease Awareness


Barangay Health Workers in the city of San Fernando gathered Tuesday for a seminar on Disease Awareness conducted by... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 9th of May 2017 | 2 weeks ago ]

CSF Commemorates Jose Abad Santos


In commemoration of the 75th Death Anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, the City Government of San Fernando laid a wreath... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 2nd of May 2017 | 3 weeks ago ]

CSF Holds Labor Day Job Fair


In line with the celebration of Labor Day, the City Government of San Fernando in cooperation with the Department of... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 2nd of May 2017 | 3 weeks ago ]