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Friday, 26 June 2015

Terminator: Genisys - In Philippine cinemas JULY 1

Terminator Genisys is an upcoming 2015 American science fiction action film directed by Alan Taylor and written by Laeta Kalogridisand Patrick Lussier. It is the fifth installment in the Terminator series, and will act as a retcon to the series. Arnold Schwarzeneggerreprises his role as the eponymous character, along with newcomers Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Lee Byung-hun andJ. K. Simmons. The film is scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures on July 1, 2015. In addition to opening in regular theaters, it will also be shown in 3D, Real 3D, and IMAX 3D.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

How to register as a voter for 2016 election

Choosing one’s leaders is a fundamental political right in any democratic system. Filipinos aged 18 and above are eligible to elect their leaders and representatives in government. Registration for the 2016 elections is ongoing in all COMELEC offices until October 31, 2015.



  • Filipino citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Resident of the Philippines for at least one year
  • A resident in the place, for at least six months immediately preceding the election, wherein he/she proposes to vote
  • Not disqualified by law


  • A person who has been sentenced imprisonment for not less than one year, which is not removed by plenary pardon or amnesty;
  • Any person who has been found guilty of rebellion, insurrection, violation of the firearms laws, or any crime against national security; and
  • Insane or incompetent person as declared by competent authority*


  • Personal appearance in a local COMELEC office
  • 2 valid IDs with the applicant’s photograph, address, and name
    • Accepted IDs:
      • Current employee’s ID with the signature of the employer or authorized representative;
      • Postal ID;
      • Student’s ID or library card, signed by the school authority;
      • Senior Citizen’s ID;
      • Driver’s license;
      • NBI/PNP clearance;
      • Passport;
      • SSS/GSIS ID;
      • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID;
      • License issued by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) and;
      • Any other ID which fits the criteria
*The said person may be allowed to vote if he/she is subsequently declared by competent authority that he/she is no longer insane or incompetent.
  1. Log on to COMELEC’s iRehistro
  2. Click on new registration
  3. Fill out the required fields
  4. Schedule your personal appearance at your district office for your biometrics capture
  5. Save and print your application form
  6. Appear at the district office with all required documents
  7. Wait for approval of COMELEC

How to register your chainsaw

The Department of Natural Resources and Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO) issues permits for the official possession and use of chainsaws by duly authorized individuals.

  • Stencil serial number of chainsaw
  • Duly accomplished application form
  • Official Receipt from DENR-CENRO for chainsaw registration
  • Detailed specification of chainsaw (e.g. model, brand, engine capacity)

P500 per chainsaw
  • Visit the local DENR-CENRO and fill up the Chainsaw Registration Form
  • Attach all the specified required documents (as seen in the previous tab)
  • Pay the registration fee, then forward a copy of the Official Receipt to the CENRO Focal Person.
  • CENRO will then verify the documents and inspect the chainsaw. After verification, CENRO will then assign control number and release the certificate of registration.
DENR office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines

How to apply for changes to birth, marriage, and death certificates:

Applying for changes in government registry documents (e.g. Birth, death, and marriage certificates) can be done through the National Statistics Office.



Who must file:
  • the owner of the document or any authorized representative
  • owner of the record
  • owners spouse
  • children
  • parents
  • brothers
  • sisters
  • grandparents
  • guardian
  • other person duly authorized by law or by the owner of the document sought to be corrected;
  • if owner of the record is a minor or physically or mentally incapacitated, petition may be filed by his spouse, or any of his children, parents, brothers; sisters; grandparents, guardians, or persons duly authorized by law.
Supporting documents
For R.A. 9048:
  1. Certified machine copy of the birth record containing the entry to be corrected;
  2. Not less than two (2) private or public documents upon which the correction shall be based like baptismal certificate, voters affidavit, employment record, GSIS/SSS record, medical record, business record, drivers license, insurance, land titles, certificate of land transfer, bank passbook, NBI/police clearance, civil registry records of ascendants;
  3. Notice/Certificate of Posting;
  4. Payment of one thousand Pesos (P1,000.00) as filing fee. For petitions filed abroad a fee of $50.00 or equivalent value in local currency shall be collected;
  5. Other documents which may be required by the concerned civil registrar.
Who must file:
  • owner of the record
  • owners spouse
  • children
  • parents
  • brothers
  • sisters
  • grandparents
  • guardian
  • other person duly authorized by law or by the owner of the document sought to be corrected;
  • if owner of the record is a minor or physically or mentally incapacitated, petition may be filed by his spouse, or any of his children, parents, brothers; sisters; grandparents, guardians, or persons duly authorized by law.
Supporting documents
To supply the missing entry an affidavit indicating the entry missed in the registration and the reasons why there was a failure in supplying the required entry. Other Supporting documents should be provided to show the first name of the child.





How to apply for a Tax Identification Number (TIN)

A taxpayer identification number (TIN) is issued by the Bureau of Internal Revenue for employees in the public and private sector.

For Individuals:

For Non-Individuals:
Contact and Resources:


BIR National Office Bldg.,
Agham Road, Diliman,
Quezon City, Philippines
Trunkline: 929-7676 | 927-2511


How to renew your driver's license

A driver’s license is an official document authorizing an individual to drive a motorized vehicle in the Philippines. The Land Transportation Office issues three types of driver’s licenses: student permit, non-professional driver’s license, and professional driver’s license.

student permit is an official document authorizing a person to operate a motorized vehicle in the presence of a duly licensed driver.
non-professional driver’s license is an official document authorizing a person to operate private vehicles in a private capacity, not for the purpose of earning compensation.
professional driver’s license is an official document authorizing a person to operate a private or public-utility vehicle for the purpose of earning compensation (e.g., operating a public utility jeep, or getting a job as a chauffeur).
conductor’s permit is an official document authorizing a person to assist the driver of a public utility vehicle in order to ensure the safety of its passengers and/or cargo.
Upon applying for a driver’s license, restriction codes are assigned depending on the type of motorized vehicle the applicant owns / intends to operate.
License Renewal

Change of classification

How to apply for NBI Clearance online, including scheduling your appointment

Looking to clear your name? The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has made available an online form which you can fill out, print, and bring to any NBI clearance center. You may also schedule your personal appearance through the same form.

  1. For users who have previously registered online, enter your previously registered email address and password. For new users, fill out the form to register. Only one valid email account per user/applicant is allowed.
  2. After saving your information, click on the APPLY FOR CLEARANCE button to continue
  3. Indicate application type: new application, or renewal for those with 2014 NBI clearance certificates. Note: For new applicants, enter your valid ID. For renewal, enter the NBI ID number on your old NBI certificate
  4. You will be asked to schedule your personal appearance at any NBI center. Select your preferred NBI branch, date, and time of appointment. Shaded boxes indicate vacant slots.
  5. Fill out the PAYMENT INFORMATION section by indicating the purpose of your application and choosing your method of payment.
  6. To verify the status of your application, you may click on the Transaction button found at the left side of the pane. Check your email for payment confirmation or click on Confirm Payment found at the Status column of the Transactions window. You may also click on the Payment Instruction found at the Message column of the Transactions window for further instructions.
  7. You are now done and ready to appear on your preferred appointment schedule for the capture of your fingerprint biometrics and photographs.


  • NBI Clearance Center – U.N. Avenue, Ermita, Manila
  • Quezon City Hall – Makatarungan St., Diliman, Quezon City
  • Municipal Hall – Montalban Rizal
  • Mandaluyong City Hall – Maysilo Circle, Mandaluyong City
  • Victory Shopping Center – Alabang, Muntinlupa City
  • SM Las Pinas – Las Pinas City
  • Robinson’s Place – Basement 1 Adriatico St., Ermita, Manila
  • Robinson’s Otis – Level 2 Guanzon St., Paco, Manila
  • Robinson’s Galleria – Basement 1 Edsa corner Ortigas Ave., Quezon City
  • Robinson’s Metro East – Level 4 Marcos Hi-way, Pasig City
  • Robinson’s Cainta – Level 2 Ortigas Ave. Ext., Cainta Rizal
  • Robinson’s Novaliches – Quirino Hi-way, Novaliches, Quezon City
  • Ever Gotesco Recto – 3 Flr Cinema 3, 1962 CM Recto Ave., Manila
  • Duty Free Fiesta Mall – Ninoy Aquino Ave., Parañaque City
  • Berma Mall – Baclaran, Parañaque City
  • Empire Mall – Edsa, Pasay City


  • Marilao Municipal Hall – beside PNP Station, Marialo, Bulacan
  • Robinson’s Place Imus – Aquinaldo Hi-way, Imus, Cavite
  • Robinson’s Place Dasma – Dasmariñas, Cavite
  • New City Hall – Marawouy, Lipa City, Batangas
  • Calamba City Hall –Bacnotan Road Brgy. Real Calamba City, Laguna
  • JCentre Mall – AS Fortuna St., Mandaue, Cebu City
  • Gaisano Capital Riverside Mall – Ormoc City
  • NBI clearance center – Provincial Capitol Annex Bldg., Dao district, Tagbilaran City
  • NBI clearance center – Bansalan, Davao del Sur
  • NBI clearance center – Pueblo de Panay, Roxas City, Capiz
Click here for NBI Regional and District Offices


Address: NBI Clearance Center, United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila
Email: nbiclearance@nbi.gov.ph
NBI Helpdesk: 526-1294523-8231 loc. 5499
NBI website

For Information on Fees, please click HERE!

How to apply for Ombudsman Clearance- Tutorial

Retiring government officials and employees may apply online for Ombudsman Clearance. Ombudsman Clearance is an official document certifying that a person has no criminal, administrative, and forfeiture case/s pending with the Office of the Ombudsman.

  1. Any person may file an application for his or her own Ombudsman Clearance personally or through a duly authorized representative
  2. Heads of departments, offices, agencies, bureaus, or their duly authorized representatives, with respect to their own personnel or under the terms of existing memoranda of agreement
  3. Chairpersons or duly authorized representatives of the Judicial and Bar Council, Commission on Appointments and other search and selection committees or bodies, as to their respective applicants/nominees

  1. Duly accomplished Application for Ombudsman Clearance (If filed by the applicant personally or through a duly authorized representative)
  2. Formal request addressed to the Ombudsman (If filed by those enumerated in A other than applicant or his duly authorized representative)
  3. Certified true copy of the Service Record reflecting the date of retirement/resignation, or, where, applicable, the personal data or information sheet
  4. Government-issued ID of the applicant/duly authorized representative
  5. Payment of the processing fee, as may be determined and authorized under pertinent issuances
Office Circular No. 07 (series of 2014) set the schedule of processing fees which range from:
  • P100.00 (for retirement purposes, rationalization, resignation and death claims)
  • P150.00 (for employment, promotion, transfer, appointment, confirmation, discharge, foreign assignment and grant of benefits unrelated to the preceding purpose)
  • P200.00 (for foreign travel, foreign assignment, study grant/scholarship, recognition/awards, leave application, loan application, change of name, and as part of documentary requirements of the JBC, CESB, CSC, PRC and other agencies)
  • P500.00 (for permit to carry firearms, fidelity bond and bidding requirement)
  • P1,000.00 (for firearm licenses).
  • An application or request for issuance of Ombudsman Clearance may be filed at any time, however, for retirement purposes, an application shall be filed not earlier than six (6) months prior to the date of retirement of the applicant.
  • Please write N/A for each entry that does not apply to you.
  • Moreover, this online application is made under oath. Make sure that all information provided are true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is supported by proper and adequate documentation, and you must be prepared to produce the same when required in the future.
  • No Ombudsman clearance is necessary for the payment of the money value of the accrued leave credits (Terminal Leave Pay) of a separated official or employee, subject only to whatever claims the paying agency may have against the same (Per MC #5 Series of 2012, signed by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales).
  • For retirement/resignation/separation purposes, please email your service record reflecting the date of retirement/resignation/separation to ombclearance@ombudsman.gov.ph.
  • For death claim purposes, please email the service record and death certificate of the deceased toombclearance@ombudsman.gov.ph.
  • This online facility caters only to applications filed individually and will not accept bulk applications.
  • Cash
  • Any SM branch
  • Postal money order payable to the ‘Office of the Ombudsman Clearance Fees’ directly to the Office of the Ombudsman, Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • Release of clearance/certification will be done within five (5) working days from receipt of payment either:
    • For pick-up
    • By ordinary mail which is free of charge
    • If you prefer to receive the clearance/certification earlier, you may send a prepaid envelope from any private courier
  • An official receipt shall be attached to the duly issued Ombudsman Clearance or Certification.

How to apply for a Solo Parent ID

How to apply for a Solo Parent ID, and the benefits that come with it.

By virtue of Republic Act No. 8972, the state is duty-bound to provide comprehensive program of services, benefits, and privileges for solo parents and their children. On this page you will find how one may apply for a Solo Parent ID and the benefits available to him or her.

A solo parent, as defined by RA 8972 is:
  1. A woman who gives birth as a result of rape and other crimes against chastity even without a final conviction of the offender, provided that mother keeps and raises the child.
  1. Parent left solo or alone with the responsibility of parenthood due to the following circumstances:

a. Due to death of spouse.
b. Spouse is detained or is serving sentence for a criminal conviction for at least one (1) year.
c. Physical and/or mental incapacity of spouse as certified by a public medical practitioner.
d. Legal separation or de facto separation from spouse for at least one (1) year, as long as he/she is entrusted with the custody of the children.
e. Declaration of nullity or annulment of marriage as decreed by a court or by a church as long as he/she is entrusted with the custody of the children.
  1. Unmarried mother/father who has preferred to keep and rear her/his child/children instead of having others care for them or give them up to a welfare institution.
  1. Any other person who solely provides parental care and support to a child or children.
  1. Any family member who assumes the responsibility of head of family as a result of the death, abandonment, disappearance or prolonged absence of the parents or solo parent.
Any solo parent whose income falls below the poverty threshold as set by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and subject to the assessment of the DSWD worker in the area shall be eligible for assistance. A solo parent can directly inquire from the following agencies to avail of their services:
  1. Health Services (DOH)
  2. Educational Services (CHED, TESDA)
  3. Housing (NHA)
  4. Parental Leave (Employer, DOLE, CSC) Note: A solo parent whose income is above the poverty threshold shall enjoy only such limited benefits as flexible work schedule, parental leave and others to be determined by the DSWD.
More info, HERE!
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