12 pieces of info PhilSys needs from you


What is the Philippine Identification System or PhilSys? It's a system that centralizes all personal information of Filipino citizens and resident aliens and generates a Philippine ID (PhilID) and PhilSys Number (PSN) that will be used to authenticate their identity in all government and private sector transactions. This includes applications for drivers' license, passport, tax-related transactions, voters' registration, application to schools, and bank transactions.

What type of information will I be asked to provide?

[1] Full name

[2] Sex
[3] Date of birth
[4] Place of birth
[5] Blood type
[6] Address
[7] Whether you are a Filipino or resident alien
[8] Front facing photograph
[9] Full set of fingerprints
[10] Iris scan
[11] Other identifiable features as may be determined by the law's implementing rules and regulations
[12] Optional information: marital status, mobile number, e-mail address

SOURCE: National ID law: Here's the law, plus quick summary; Pia Ranada @piaranada; Published 12:02 PM, August 08, 2018 Updated 12:33 PM, August 08, 2018; https://www.rappler.com/nation/209083-national-id-law-summary

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