The Office of the City Civil Registrar is mandated to carry out the civil registration program of the city; develop plans and strategies particularly those which have  to do with civil registry programs and projects; accepts all registrable documents and judicial decrees/legal documents affecting the civil status of persons; transmits to the Office of the Civil Registrar-General duplicate copies of registered documents; receives applications for the issuance of marriage license; and conduct educational campaigns for vital registration and assists in the demographic and other statistics information of the city.