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SECURING CERTIFICATE OF INDIGENCY

A Certificate of Indigency is required by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) for free legal assistance to indigents. Likewise, it is a common requirement in availing assistance from any government and private offices.

SITUATION COVERED:

  • free legal assistance from the public attorney’s office
  • assistance from any government and private offices

CLIENT GROUPS: Indigent Person or Families

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certificate of Indigency from Barangay Captain (for ordinary cases)
  • Certificate of non–ownership of real property from the Assessor’s Office and or Certificate of non-tax filer from the BIR (special cases like court related)

TOTAL FEES AND CHARGES: None

SERVICE SCHEDULE

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 P.M(No noon break)

TOTAL PROCESSING TIME: 20 minutes