Develops plans and strategies particularly those which have to do with civil registry programs and projects which the mayor is empowered to implement and which the Sanggunian Bayan is empowered to provide for under the Local Government Code; accepts all registrable documents and judicial decrees affecting the civil status of persons; files, keeps and preserves in a secure place the books required by law; transcribes and enters immediately upon receipt all registrable documents and judicial decrees in the appropriate registry books; transmits to the Office of the Civil Registrar General, within the prescribed period, duplicate copies of registered documents required by law; issues certified transcripts or copies of any certificate or registered document upon payment of the prescribed fees to the treasurer; receives applications for the issuance of a marriage license and, after determining that the requirements and supporting certificates and application thereof for the prescribed period have been complied with, issues the license upon payment of the authorized fee to the treasurer; coordinates with the National Statistics Office in conducting educational campaigns for vital registration and assists in the preparation of demographic and other statistics for the local government unit concerned; effects the implementation of RA 9048 and other amendments of the Family Code on Legitimation and R.A. 9255; and exercises such other powers and performs such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance and performs other duties as maybe directed by the Local Chief Executive. 


1. Establish and implement programs pursuant to civil registry law.

2. Reconstruct Birth Certificate records pursuant to MC 94-4 of Commonwealth Act 2711 (Births that occurred prior February 27, 1931) and assist clients for out of town application for delayed registration pursuant to Rule 20 of Administrative Order No. 1 series 1993.

3. Implement and effect correction of entry and or change of first name or nickname as provided for in RA 9048 and other amendments of the Family Code on Legitimation.

4. Implement RA No. 9255, an act allowing illegitimate children to use the surname of their father for the purpose of amending Article 176 of the Family Code of the Philippines.

5. Implement the use of revised civil registry documents.