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Sunday, March 20, 2016

HOW TO: Requirements And Application For Senior Citizen ID and BENEFITS


The Municipal/City Federations of Senior Citizens shall assist OSCA in the foregoing functions:  8.1 to provide the initial nationally uniform identification cards which shall be issued through the OSCA.  The nationally uniform individual identification cards shall contain the following information:  a) Control Number, Date of Issue  b) Name  c) Address  d) Age, as supported by a certified birth certificate from the Office of Civil Registrar; Birth date  e) Annual income, as supported by a certificate of exemption from payment of income tax issued by the local office of the Bureau of internal Revenue (BIR)  f) Picture  g) Signature of senior citizen  A senior citizen whose income is P60,000.00 and below annually shall be issued a national ID card, which contains the mandatory elderly, discount privileges/benefits under RA 7432.  This shall be duly signed by the mayor of the senior citizen’s locality, the Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). This shall be non-transferrable.  8.2. to assist in developing the standards of programs and services of OSCA.  8.3. to provide technical assistance and monitor services and projects to be undertaken by the OSCA.

Do you have a family member who turned 60 years old? Senior citizens in the Philippines are entitled to certain privileges however it is important to acquire Senior Citizen ID. A senior citizen must present his or her ID in order to avail benefits. 

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REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN'S ID:
  • Birth certificate
  • 1 X 1 picture 
  • Valid ID ( Voter's ID, Driver's License, NBI Clearance, Police Clearance, Old Residence Certificate, ID, Postal ID, or any combination of identification documents confirming the applicants name, date of birth and present address)
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When applying for replacement of a lost Senior Citizen's ID Card, an applicant must:
  • Submit two (2) copies of an Affidavit of Loss
  • Submit two (2) copies of a Police or Barangay Report, and
  • Pay an ID replacement fee


PROCESS;
You simply have to visit the Municipal's Office of Senior Citizen's Affair (OSCA) and submit the requirements as listed above. You will be asked to fill up a form. For those applying in Quezon City here is a form you can download and fill up to be submitted to OSCA. 

The Municipal/City Federations of Senior Citizens shall assist OSCA in the foregoing functions:
8.1 to provide the initial nationally uniform identification cards which shall be issued through the OSCA.
The nationally uniform individual identification cards shall contain the following information:
a) Control Number, Date of Issue
b) Name
c) Address
d) Age, as supported by a certified birth certificate from the Office of Civil Registrar; Birth date
e) Annual income, as supported by a certificate of exemption from payment of income tax issued by the local office of the Bureau of internal Revenue (BIR)
f) Picture
g) Signature of senior citizen

A senior citizen whose income is P60,000.00 and below annually shall be issued a national ID card, which contains the mandatory elderly, discount privileges/benefits under RA 7432.

This shall be duly signed by the mayor of the senior citizen’s locality, the Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). This shall be non-transferrable.

8.2. to assist in developing the standards of programs and services of OSCA.

8.3. to provide technical assistance and monitor services and projects to be undertaken by the OSCA.

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