Online registration for national ID begins April 30: Here’s how to register

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2021   •   3348

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced that online registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), or the national ID system, will start on Friday, April 30.

The PhilSys ID will provide Filipinos and foreign residents valid proof of identity through collection of demographic data of all applicants.

It will also serve as both digital and physical identification record for every applicant towards a more inclusive and orderly transactions with both public and private sectors.

On April 30, applicants are encouraged to register online through the PhilSys portal.

However, they must still appear personally at their respective registration centers for the biometrics.

To register, please be guided by the following steps:

Step 1: Provide your demographic information and secure an appointment for Step 2 using the online registration portal which will open on April 30. Information to be provided includes:
– Name
– Sex
– Date of birth
– Place of birth
– Blood type
– Address

Other details will also be asked such as marital status, cell phone number, and email address. After providing the information, you may set an appointment for Step 2 in registration centers near you.

Step 2: Have your biometric information (fingerprint, iris scan, front-facing photograph) collected at the registration site and submit supporting documents for validation. Do not forget to present your transaction number acquired in Step 1.

For the list of supporting documents, click here.

Step 3: Issuance of PhilSys Number (PSN) and Phil ID. PHLPost will deliver your PhilSys Number and PhilID to your address of residence.

The PSA reminds Filipinos not to post an image of their PhilSys ID on social media as it contains personal information.

For inquiries, concerns may be addressed to the following PhilSys official channels:
Email: info@philsys.gov.ph
Facebook: m.me/PSAPhilSysOfficial
Hotline: 1388 (Fees may apply)

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Persons aged 15-17, above 65 allowed to go out for national ID registration

Robie de Guzman   •   May 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has allowed minors aged 15 to 17 and persons above 65 years old to go out of their residence to register for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), Malacañang said Friday.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement over state-run PTV.

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is currently conducting the registration for the national identification system.

The first step in the registration process involves gathering of demographic information such as name, gender, birthplace and birth date, blood type, address, citizenship, marital status, cellphone number, and email address – from the targeted registrants.

Step 2 entails the capture the biometric information such as iris scan, fingerprints, and photograph at the PhilSys registration centers.

The third step is the issuance of PhilSys number and the distribution of the physical ID.

The PSA earlier reported that the delivery of the first batch of national identification cards of those who successfully registered in the system is underway.

As of April 30, 2021, the agency said that a total of 6,378,695 registrants have completed the Step 2 Registration. These individuals underwent the assisted Step 1 Registration or the house-to-house collection of demographic data, and setting of appointment for Step 2.

The national ID system is being implemented pursuant to the Republic Act 11055 or the Philippine Identification System Act, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2018.

The measure seeks to establish a single national identification system for all citizens and resident aliens of the country, as well as promote seamless delivery of service, ease of doing business, and enhances administrative governance.

The PSA earlier said it targets to register 70 million Filipinos by the end of the year, and nearly the entire population by 2022.

VP Robredo registers to Philippine Identification System – PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo has completed the second step in the registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.

In a statement, the PSA said Robedo completed the registration process on Monday morning in Magarao, Camarines Sur which is one of the select municipalities in the two priority provinces for PhilSys registration.

Robredo finished the second step in about 12 minutes without technical difficulties after queuing with other local registrants, the agency said.

The step 2 registration involves the capture of the registrant’s biometric data such as their fingerprints, iris scans, and front-facing photograph.

Step 2 Registration began in January 2021 and continues to roll out on a gradual, small-scale basis in the priority provinces.

As of April 30, 2021, the PSA said that a total of 6,378,695 registrants have completed the Step 2 Registration. These individuals underwent the assisted Step 1 Registration or the house-to-house collection of demographic data, and setting of appointment for Step 2.

The PhilSys portal for pilot online Step 1 Registration was launched last April 30, 2021 but it encountered technical difficulties.

The final step of PhilSys registration will involve the issuance of the PhilSys Number (PSN) and the Philippine Identification (PhilID) card.

“The PSN is a randomly generated number and will serve as a permanent identification number for every registrant used for digital transactions,” the PSA said.

The PSA earlier reported that the delivery of the first batch of national identification cards of those who successfully registered in the system is underway.

Delivery of first batch of national IDs underway — PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The delivery of the first batch of Philippine Identification (PhilID) cards has begun, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.

The PSA said the ID cards, which were printed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), were picked up by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) on May 1.

PHLPost, the official delivery partner of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), will distribute the IDs this week to Filipinos who have completed the first and second steps in registering for PhilSys.

The PSA said a total of 956 PhilIDs packaged in a regular-sized envelope will be delivered nationwide, including Metro Manila, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, Cavite, Iloilo, Bacolod, Albay, Bohol, Masbate, Capiz, Negros Oriental, Cebu, and Davao, among others.

“We are pleased to have commenced this major milestone in the implementation of the PhilSys. This exercise showed us what can be improved in our card production and personalization machines and processes,” PSA Undersecretary Dennis Mapa said in a statement.

“Our next step is to ensure that the machines are running in good condition for us to determine the volume of the next batch of PhilIDs to be produced, personalized, and delivered,” he added.

The first step in the registration process involves gathering of demographic information such as name, gender, birthplace and birth date, blood type, address, citizenship, marital status, cellphone number, and email address – from the targeted registrants.

Step 2 entails the capture the biometric information such as iris scan, fingerprints, and photograph at the PhilSys registration centers.

The third step is the issuance of PhilSys number and the distribution of the physical ID.

The PSA earlier said it targets to register 70 million Filipinos by the end of the year, and nearly the entire population by 2022.

The national ID system is being implemented pursuant to the Republic Act 11055 or the Philippine Identification System Act, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2018.

The measure seeks to establish a single national identification system for all citizens and resident aliens of the country.

It also aims to “promote seamless delivery of service, to improve the efficiency, transparency, and targeted delivery of public and social services, to enhance administrative governance, to reduce corruption and curtail bureaucratic red tape, to avert fraudulent transactions and misrepresentations, to strengthen financial inclusion, and to promote ease of doing business.”

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