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The Senior Citizen and His Passport: How to Get a Passport if You Don’t Have a PSA Birth Certificate

A primary requirement when applying for a passport (or renewing an old one) is the applicant’s birth certificate in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (formerly NSO) or a Certified True Copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar.  332 more words


A dirty little ditty on Finite Automata

Some Formal Definitions

A Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA) is

  • A set called “states”
  • A set called “symbols”
  • A function
  • A designated state called the start point…
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Getting a Passport in the Philippines: Tips and Procedures for New Applicants

Whether you are a traveler who wants to explore the world outside of the Philippines or simply someone who needs it for employment abroad(or other purposes), getting a passport is an advantage. 987 more words

Tips And Guides

Passport Validity Extension: Approved by Congress!

In June 2016, we shared the news on the government’s proposal to extend Passport and Driver’s License validity from 5 years and 3 years respectively, to 10 years for both.  154 more words


Passport Application Problems: Father’s Last Name Appears as the Child’s Middle Name on Birth Certificate

The DFA will always refer to the authenticated copy of our PSA birth certificate for the accuracy and completeness of our names.  The name, and how it is written, on the birth certificate is what will appear on the passport. 415 more words

PSA Birth Certificate

Passport Application Process: What Happens If I Fail to Claim my Passport at the DFA?

After you have successfully satisfied all the ID and documentary requirements to obtain a new passport or have your old one renewed, you will be issued a receipt by the DFA cashier.  299 more words


Damaged Passports: When Should You Have Your Passport Replaced?

Different people have different ways of viewing things.  What may look beautiful to one person may look misplaced to some; a worn out piece of item could either be thrown out or kept for its sentimental value. 342 more words

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