The City Population Office mandated to ensure the strong bond of families. They take part in providing pre-married couples with knowledge and skills prepare them with family responsibilities and strengthen family relationship.
To keep a well-informed, well educated, well-motivated, manageable and capable family that is truly responsible to its basic needs with consideration to the concept of balanced interrelationship of population, resources and environment.
The City Population Office, envisioned Tarlac City to have a well-planned, healthy and happy families, responsible individuals, empowered communities, guided by the divine providence living harmoniously to attain sustainable development and social equity.
Who Can Avail of the Service?
All couples can apply for a pre-marriage counselling certificate even if they already have a child.
1. Pre-Marriage Counselling Schedule
- Pursuant to PD 965, a decree requiring applicant for Marriage License to receive instructions and information on Family Planning and Responsible parenthood before they are issued the marriage license.
- This is a 4-hour class that tackle sessions on Marriage and Relationship, Maternal and Child Health, Human Sexuality, Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning, STI and HIV-AIDS, Rights of a Child, Duties and Responsibilities of Parents, Home Management and Healthy Lifestyle.
|OFFICE:||CITY POPULATION OFFICE|
|TYPE OF TRANSACTION:||G2C – Government to Citizen|
|WHO MAY AVAIL:||Citizen|
|CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS||WHERE TO SECURE|
|Accomplished the requirements for marriage license||Civil Registrar office|
|Accomplished Marriage Expectation Inventory Form (MEIF)|
|Attendance in Pre-Marriage Orientation|
|CLIENT STEPS||AGENCY ACTIONS||FEES TO BE PAID||PROCESSING TIME||PERSON RESPONSIBLE|
|Fill-up Marriage Expectation Inventory Form||Conduct Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning, Budgeting, Birth Spacing Number of children desired, Home Management, Sexual and reproductive health||2 mins||Popcom Staff|
|Couples Interview||2-3 mins||Population Officer II|
|Attend Pre- Marriage Counseling||4 Hours||-Population Officer -Population Officer II -CSWD Health Worker -City Health (Nurse)|
|Accept Certificate||1 min||Popcom Staff|
- Wednesday and Friday