What You Need to Know About the Philippine Identification System (or the National ID)

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has begun conducting pre-registrations for the PhiSys or the National ID System.  Here are relevant information you need to know about PhilSys and the ongoing preliminary registrations you may have heard of in your area. What is PhilSys or the National ID System? PhilSys will serve as the national identificationContinue reading “What You Need to Know About the Philippine Identification System (or the National ID)”

32 Priority Provinces for PhilSys ID Registration

Kasama ba ang probinsiya niyo sa unang 32 provinces na dadaanan ng PSA para sa Step 1 Registration ng PhilSys? Here’s the list: Ilocos Sur La Union Pangasinan Cagayan Isabela Bataan Bulacan Nueva Ecija Pampanga Tarlac Zambales Batangas Cavite Laguna Quezon Rizal Albay Camarines Sur Masbate Antique Capiz Iloilo Negros Occidental Bohol Cebu Negros OrientalContinue reading “32 Priority Provinces for PhilSys ID Registration”

PhilSys ID Registration Starts Today!

The race to registering 5 million household heads begins today for the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) as it launches its mass registration for the National ID System.   The PSA shall visit the residences of selected pre-registrants to gather personal information and provide a schedule for them to proceed to registration centers.  The pre-registration processContinue reading “PhilSys ID Registration Starts Today!”

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”