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Form 137

Requested from DepEd by J. Legaspi at 04:33 AM on Jun 30, 2022.
Purpose: Supporting document for DFA application
Date of Coverage: 03/01/2012 - 06/30/2022
Tracking no: #DepEd-243998138490

Legaspi 04:33 AM, Jun 30, 2022

Hi, I would like to clear my middle name in my form 137. Because my birth certificate didnt match to my form 137 so that the DFA wont accept it.

Berame 02:34 PM, Jun 30, 2022

June 30, 2022

Dear James Laurence,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 30, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Form 137.

We received your request on Jun 30, 2022 and will respond on or before Jul 21, 2022 04:33:34 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DepEd-243998138490.

Thank you.


Beverly Berame/Angeline Cabilla
FOI Receiving Officers

Action Center 03:14 PM, Jun 30, 2022

June 30, 2022

Dear James Laurence Legaspi,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 30, 2022 04:33:34 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Form 137.

Response to Request

Please be informed that the inconsistency of a person's records is not only an issue at the Department of Education (DepEd) but a legal issue as well.

Both records should be reconciled and should be decided as to what name to follow.

Kindly secure and submit the following pertinent documents to the Legal Unit of the DepEd Regional Office that has jurisdiction over the school where you graduated:

-Original Birth Certificate
-Joint Affidavit of Two (2) Disinterested Persons
-Affidavit of Discrepancy (if of legal age)
-Mother's/Father's Affidavit (if a minor)
-Request letter addressed to the DepEd Regional Director specifying the intent to change the name from (WRONG NAME/S) to (CORRECT NAME/S)
-Form 137 (Original or Certified True Copy)

For further assistance, you may directly coordinate with DepEd Ilocos Region:

Address: Flores St., Catbangen,  San Fernando City, La Union  
Contact Number: (072) 6078137; 6078136 (f); 6078133; 6078143
Email Address:

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Public Assistance Action Center
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Thank you.


Public Assistance Action Center
FOI Receiving Officer

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