A long hoped-for national ID system that will facilitate the delivery of basic government services while helping fight crime and terrorism.
Such a system, provided for by Republic Act 11055, is the landmark accomplishment of Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson during the first few months of the Senate’s third regular session.
RA 11055, which President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Aug. 6, harmonizes and integrates some 33 government ID cards into a single system.
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Republic Act 11055 establishes the PhilSys (Philippine Identification System) to provide a valid proof of identity for all citizens and resident aliens to simplify public and private transactions.
PhilSys will also be a social and economic platform through which transactions can be availed of, and shall serve as the link in promoting seamless service delivery, enhancing administrative governance, reducing corruption, strengthening financial inclusion, and promoting ease of doing business.
From FemaleNetwork.com: According to Senator Ping Lacson, the country currently has “33 different forms of identification issued by various government agencies;” that this ID system will “harmonize, integrate, and interconnect these countless and redundant government IDs” to “eliminate the need to present other forms of identification in a wide variety of public and private transactions, services, and derivative identity credentials.” Continue reading “🌐 All the Things You’ll Be Able to Use the National ID For [FemaleNetwork.com]”
From Esquiremag.ph: Soon, a Filipino citizen will only need a single identification card to prove his or her identity when transacting with any government office as well as with private firms. Continue reading “🌐 Will the National ID System End the Long Lines for Birth Certificates? [Esquiremag.ph]”
From Radyo Pilipinas: Ang naturang panukala na inumpisahang isulong ni Lacson taong 2001 nang maging senador siya sa unang pagkakataon ay nilagdaan na ng Pangulong Duterte bilang Republic Act 11055 sa isang seremonya sa Malacañang. Continue reading “🌐 Sen. Lacson, lubos ang kasiyahan sa paglagda ni Pangulong Duterte sa kanyang panukalang National ID system [Radyo Pilipinas]”