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Diploma in Secondary Education

Requested from DepEd by M. Romero at 08:06 PM on Aug 09, 2022.
Purpose: For employment
Date of Coverage: 09/01/2011 - 11/13/2011
Tracking no: #DepEd-732491060348

Romero 08:06 PM, Aug 09, 2022


Good day! 

My name is Maria Lorene Romero. I am a graduate of the ALS back in 2011 at Federico A.  Estipona Memorial High School. I would like to request  a diploma Correction of my name.My Real name is Maria Lorene Romero but on my Diploma is Maria Lorene Roxas Romero. I have no Middle name.. I am requesting for another original one because I am applying for Work abroad  this year. It usually makes hard for me to apply.

Hope you responce back to me. 

Looking forward to hear from you. 

Thank you!

Berame 08:54 AM, Aug 10, 2022

August 10, 2022

Dear Maria Lorene,

Thank you for your request dated Aug 09, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Diploma in Secondary Education.

We received your request on Aug 09, 2022 and will respond on or before Aug 30, 2022 08:06:13 PM, 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-732491060348.

Thank you.


Beverly Berame/Angeline Cabilla
FOI Receiving Officers

Action Center 10:00 AM, Aug 10, 2022

August 10, 2022

Dear Maria Lorene Romero,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 09, 2022 08:06:13 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Diploma in Secondary Education.

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 nearest DepEd Regional Office:

-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 the school you attended or the Regional Office that has jurisdiction over the school. 

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing or visiting our office through the following:
Public Assistance Action Center
Unit M-106-A, G/F, Mabini Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Ave., Pasig City 1600
Telephone Numbers: (02) 636-1663 / 633-1942
Email Address:

Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Public Assistance Action Center
FOI Receiving Officer

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