A Summary of the National ID Law

Did you know that the government, through the Philippine Identification System or PhilSys, will capture all transactions you will make using your national ID? Here are more facts about the national ID that we found in Rappler and are excited to share with you. The PhilSys centralizes all personal information of Filipino citizens and residentContinue reading “A Summary of the National ID Law”

National ID Mass Registration To Go Full Blast by Mid-2020

  As anticipated, the PSA began the pilot run for national ID registration last Sunday, September 1, 2019.  They are currently focused on having DSWD beneficiaries in Metro Manila registered to the national ID system.  Government employees, particularly the employees of the PSA are also counted in the pilot run. According to the information weContinue reading “National ID Mass Registration To Go Full Blast by Mid-2020”

National ID Pilot-testing: What We Need To Know

The pilot test for the national ID was launched by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) yesterday, September 1, 2019.  What are the important things we need to know about this new implementation? Read on. The pilot test will run for four months, beginning September 1, 2019. The pilot test will be conducted for about 10,000Continue reading “National ID Pilot-testing: What We Need To Know”

Why Do We Need A National ID System?

The National ID has been the subject of a lot of reports ever since the President signed this into law last August 2018.  Recently, the government announced that the pilot run for the registration and issuance of the ID shall begin on September 2019, driving some to scamper for copies of the required documents andContinue reading “Why Do We Need A National ID System?”

National ID for Children Below 5 Years Old

Children must be issued their very own National IDs as well.  Most parents may ask how soon after a child is born, can he be registered and listed as an owner of a National ID? Here are the guidelines set by the PSA for the national ID registration of children: Children below five years oldContinue reading “National ID for Children Below 5 Years Old”

List of Registration Centers Where You Can Get Your National ID

Do you know where you can register for the National ID once it becomes available in September?  Here’s the list from the IRR of RA 11055 or the Philippine Identification System Act: Registration Centers Every citizen or resident alien shall register personally in any of the following registration centers that have the necessary facilities toContinue reading “List of Registration Centers Where You Can Get Your National ID”

What Personal Information Will Be Placed In Your National ID?

A National ID applicant will be required to submit his PSA birth certificate upon registration and majority of the information that will be placed in his ID will be lifted from his birth certificate.  Below are the demographic and biometric information that will be collected from you when you apply for a National ID: DemographicContinue reading “What Personal Information Will Be Placed In Your National ID?”