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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Are You Ready? Up to 25M Filipinos to Start Using National ID

This November 2018, the government will start a six-month test run of the much awaited National ID system.  According to National Statistician Lisa Bersales the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in coordination with the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), will lunch a "proof of concept" trial starting November. In this process, some of 1 million beneficiaries of the Unconditional Cash Transfer Program will be registered under the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).  The PhilSys mandates the government to produce a valid proof of identity for all citizens and resident aliens. It aims to eliminate other forms of identification when transacting with the government and the private sector. According to Bersales, PhilSys is very simple because "it will only answer who you are and are you who really say you are?”  The Philippine ID System aims to register over 100 million Filipino citizens and resident aliens by 2023. Bersales explains that proof of concept will be done this year. Under this concepts, there will be a registration, validation and all the process in between, up to the issuance of the Philippine ID.  After the trial run, the government will target to register 5 million individuals from September to December 2019, and 25 million individuals every year from 2020 to 2023.  “Once we have already started the proof of concept, we shall also do vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to ensure that the system ensuring the privacy of citizens,” she said.  When implemented, there are many instances where you can use your Philippine ID. Under the proposed law, it can be used and honored in all transactions requiring proof of citizen or resident alien's identity, such as, but not limited to the following;  1.    Application for eligibility and access to social welfare and benefits granted by the government 2.    Application for services and benefits offered by the GSIS, SSS, PhilHealth, HDMF, and other government agencies 3.    Applications for passports and driver’s license 4.    Tax-related transactions 5.    Registration and voting identification purposes 6.    Admission to any government hospital, health center or similar institution 7.    All other government transactions 8.    Application for admission in schools, colleges, learning institutions, and universities, whether public or private 9.    Application for employment purposes 10.    Opening of bank accounts and other transactions with banks and other financial institutions 11.    Verification of cardholder’s criminal records and clearances 12.    Such other transactions, uses or purposes, as may be defined in the IRR  One more good thing about that Philippine ID is, it does not have an expiration date. A newborn baby will already be given a Phil ID and automatically assigned a PhilSys Number. A person will have to be given a new Phil ID upon reaching the age of 5 when a person enters school. Details for their entry to the PhilSys will be spelled out in the IRR.  Upon reaching the age of majority, which the IRR will determine, a person will also need to apply again for a new Phil ID. Bersales said another capturing of biometrics data will take place at this point.  For the charges, initial application and issuance, as well as the renewal of the Philippine ID for the citizen, shall be free of charge, however, a standard fee shall be collected from resident aliens and on the re-issuance of a replacement card.  Lastly, the following information shall a content of your PhilSys Registry Data.  a. Demographic data  1.    Full name 2.    Sex 3.    Date of birth 4.    Place of birth 5.    Blood Type 6.    Address 7.    Whether the person is a Filipino citizen or resident alien 8.    Marital status (optional) 9.    Mobile number (optional) 10.    E-mail address (optional)  b. Biometrics information  1.    Front-facing photograph 2.    Full set of fingerprints 3.    Iris Scan 4.    If necessary, other identifiable features of an individual as may be determined by the implementing rules and regulations of the law

This November 2018, the government will start a six-month test run of the much awaited National ID system. According to National Statistician Lisa Bersales the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in coordination with the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), will lunch a "proof of concept" trial starting November. 

In this process, some of 1 million beneficiaries of the Unconditional Cash Transfer Program will be registered under the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).

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The PhilSys mandates the government to produce a valid proof of identity for all citizens and resident aliens. It aims to eliminate other forms of identification when transacting with the government and the private sector. According to Bersales, PhilSys is very simple because "it will only answer who you are and are you who really say you are?” 

The Philippine ID System aims to register over 100 million Filipino citizens and resident aliens by 2023.

Bersales explains that proof of concept will be done this year. Under this concepts, there will be a registration, validation and all the process in between, up to the issuance of the Philippine ID.

This November 2018, the government will start a six-month test run of the much awaited National ID system.  According to National Statistician Lisa Bersales the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in coordination with the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), will lunch a "proof of concept" trial starting November. In this process, some of 1 million beneficiaries of the Unconditional Cash Transfer Program will be registered under the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).  The PhilSys mandates the government to produce a valid proof of identity for all citizens and resident aliens. It aims to eliminate other forms of identification when transacting with the government and the private sector. According to Bersales, PhilSys is very simple because "it will only answer who you are and are you who really say you are?”  The Philippine ID System aims to register over 100 million Filipino citizens and resident aliens by 2023. Bersales explains that proof of concept will be done this year. Under this concepts, there will be a registration, validation and all the process in between, up to the issuance of the Philippine ID.  After the trial run, the government will target to register 5 million individuals from September to December 2019, and 25 million individuals every year from 2020 to 2023.  “Once we have already started the proof of concept, we shall also do vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to ensure that the system ensuring the privacy of citizens,” she said.  When implemented, there are many instances where you can use your Philippine ID. Under the proposed law, it can be used and honored in all transactions requiring proof of citizen or resident alien's identity, such as, but not limited to the following;  1.    Application for eligibility and access to social welfare and benefits granted by the government 2.    Application for services and benefits offered by the GSIS, SSS, PhilHealth, HDMF, and other government agencies 3.    Applications for passports and driver’s license 4.    Tax-related transactions 5.    Registration and voting identification purposes 6.    Admission to any government hospital, health center or similar institution 7.    All other government transactions 8.    Application for admission in schools, colleges, learning institutions, and universities, whether public or private 9.    Application for employment purposes 10.    Opening of bank accounts and other transactions with banks and other financial institutions 11.    Verification of cardholder’s criminal records and clearances 12.    Such other transactions, uses or purposes, as may be defined in the IRR  One more good thing about that Philippine ID is, it does not have an expiration date. A newborn baby will already be given a Phil ID and automatically assigned a PhilSys Number. A person will have to be given a new Phil ID upon reaching the age of 5 when a person enters school. Details for their entry to the PhilSys will be spelled out in the IRR.  Upon reaching the age of majority, which the IRR will determine, a person will also need to apply again for a new Phil ID. Bersales said another capturing of biometrics data will take place at this point.  For the charges, initial application and issuance, as well as the renewal of the Philippine ID for the citizen, shall be free of charge, however, a standard fee shall be collected from resident aliens and on the re-issuance of a replacement card.  Lastly, the following information shall a content of your PhilSys Registry Data.  a. Demographic data  1.    Full name 2.    Sex 3.    Date of birth 4.    Place of birth 5.    Blood Type 6.    Address 7.    Whether the person is a Filipino citizen or resident alien 8.    Marital status (optional) 9.    Mobile number (optional) 10.    E-mail address (optional)  b. Biometrics information  1.    Front-facing photograph 2.    Full set of fingerprints 3.    Iris Scan 4.    If necessary, other identifiable features of an individual as may be determined by the implementing rules and regulations of the law

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After the trial run, the government will target to register 5 million individuals from September to December 2019, and 25 million individuals every year from 2020 to 2023.

“Once we have already started the proof of concept, we shall also do vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to ensure that the system ensuring the privacy of citizens,” she said.

When implemented, there are many instances where you can use your Philippine ID. Under the proposed law, it can be used and honored in all transactions requiring proof of citizen or resident alien's identity, such as, but not limited to the following;

  • Application for eligibility and access to social welfare and benefits granted by the government
  • Application for services and benefits offered by the GSIS, SSS, PhilHealth, HDMF, and other government agencies
  • Applications for passports and driver’s license
  • Tax-related transactions
  • Registration and voting identification purposes
  • Admission to any government hospital, health center or similar institution
  • All other government transactions
  • Application for admission in schools, colleges, learning institutions, and universities, whether public or private
  • Application for employment purposes
  • Opening of bank accounts and other transactions with banks and other financial institutions
  • Verification of cardholder’s criminal records and clearances
  • Such other transactions, uses or purposes, as may be defined in the IRR

One more good thing about that Philippine ID is, it does not have an expiration date. A newborn baby will already be given a Phil ID and automatically assigned a PhilSys Number. A person will have to be given a new Phil ID upon reaching the age of 5 when a person enters school. Details for their entry to the PhilSys will be spelled out in the IRR.

Upon reaching the age of majority, which the IRR will determine, a person will also need to apply again for a new Phil ID. Bersales said another capturing of biometrics data will take place at this point.

For the charges, initial application and issuance, as well as the renewal of the Philippine ID for the citizen, shall be free of charge, however, a standard fee shall be collected from resident aliens and on the re-issuance of a replacement card.

Lastly, the following information shall a content of your PhilSys Registry Data.

a. Demographic data

  • Full name
  • Sex
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Blood Type
  • Address
  • Whether the person is a Filipino citizen or resident alien
  • Marital status (optional)
  • Mobile number (optional)
  • E-mail address (optional)
b. Biometrics information
  • Front-facing photograph
  • Full set of fingerprints
  • Iris Scan
If necessary, other identifiable features of an individual as may be determined by the implementing rules and regulations of the law.

This article is filed under national ID, Philippine News, national ID system, statistics, registration and identification cards.