Registration of Certificate of Death – Prompt Registration
Certificate of Death is a record of permanent disappearance of all the evidences of life of a person. Registration of Certificate of Death is a permanent recording of a person’s disappearance.
Registration was made within thirty (30) days from the date of occurrence.
Office or Division:
Office of the Municipal Civil Registrar
Type of Transaction:
Who may avail:
All deaths occurred within the municipality
CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS
WHERE TO SECURE
Duly accomplished Form 103 (COD) in four copies signed by the Medical Officer who have attended the deceased reviewed by the Municipal Health Officer and with certification of embalmer, if embalmed found at the back of the Certificate of Death.
Hospital/Clinic where the death occurred.
NOTE: If the death occurred in places other than hospital/clinic report immediately to the hospital/clinic where the death occurred.
In the absence of the Medical Officer and/or Municipal Health Officer, the Mayor, Municipal Secretary or any member of the Sangguniang Bayan can sign the certification portion (Registration was made Pursuant to Section 91 of PD 856) and same is accepted for registration.
FEES TO BE PAID
Give the logbook to the client and assist them.
Verify and evaluate as to the authenticity and completeness of the documents submitted
Record the document in the logbook, assign Register Number and sign for registration
Forward the documents to the MCR Clerk and record in the Register of Deaths and encode in the CRIS data base.
Release the owner’s copy of the document.