Monday, April 19, 2021

Report of Birth


Report of Birth of an infant born in Singapore of Filipino parent/s

Make an appointment for registration of birth by sending an email with the subject “Appointment for Report of Birth” to civilregistry.sgpe@gmail.com.  The email must indicate the: (a) infant’s full name and (b) infant’s date of birth.  Attach a copy of the child’s birth certificate issued by the Singapore Registry of Births in the e-mail.  The Civil Registry Officer will respond and advise you on the soonest available date and time for the registration of birth, for your confirmation.

The infant must be brought to the Embassy for the Report of Birth registration, which will include photo image capturing for the infant’s Philippine passport.

The Embassy may arrange a mobile passporting for infants confined at neonatal intensive care units (NICU) but the Report of Birth must first be filed at the Embassy. Coordination with the hospital and the consent of the attending physician of the newborn must be sought by the parents.

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Birth Certificate issued by Singapore Registry of Births, original and five (5) copies
  2. Report of Birth form (click here to download), five (5) copies. Each copy must be accomplished (encoded or written legibly using black ink) and physically signed (handwritten or “wet” signature) by the parent(s).
  3. Marriage Certificate of the parents (if applicable), original and five (5) copies. The original must be presented for sighting.
  4. Data page of the father’s passport, five (5) copies. The physical copy of the passport must be presented for sighting.
  5. Data page of the mother’s passport, five (5) copies. The physical copy of the passport must be presented for sighting.
  6. Affidavit of Late Registration of Birth (click here to download template), if the Report of Birth at the Embassy is  made one year after the child’s birth,

If the parents of the newborn are not legally married, these documents may be required, where applicable:

  • Affidavit of Admission of Paternity (AAP) (click here to download template), accomplished by the child’s father, to be signed before a consular officer of the Embassy. If the father is not in Singapore, this document must be authenticated either in the Philippine Embassy or Consulate General in the country where the father resides or by the Department of Foreign Affairs if the father is in the Philippines. Please send an email to civilregistry.sgpe@gmail.com to request for guidance on how to process the AAP.
  • Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father (AUSF) (click here to download template), accomplished by the child’s mother, to be signed before a consular officer of the Embassy. Please send an email to civilregistry.sgpe@gmail.com to request for guidance on how to process the AUSF.
  • If the father’s whereabouts is unknown, a Personal Handwritten Instrument (PHI, such as a personal letter) written by the father which states his acknowledgment of his paternity of the child and a copy of the father’s identification (such as a passport).

If the child is being applied for a Philippine passport, the following must be prepared:

FEES (payment may be in CASH or PayNow)

  • Report of Birth fee SGD 42.50

These additional fees may apply if applicable:

  • Legalization of AAP or PHI          SGD 42.50
  • Legalization of AUSF                  SGD 42.50
  • Certificate of Registration fee      SGD 42.50
  • Affidavit of Late Registration       SGD 42.50
  • Passport fee                              SGD 102.00