National ID: PSA Speaks on Registration & ID Cards Produced

NATIONAL ID – The Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) spoke on the registration and the ID cards produced.

The national government continues to encourage the Filipinos to register for the national ID eyeing the cards’ usage by 2023. Recently, the Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) gave an update regarding the registration. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, PSA said that a total of 74.2 million Filipinos have registered for the ID. Twenty-two (22) million cards have already produced and 17.6 million of them have been delivered by PhilPost.

Based on the report, the PSA assured its commitment to work with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to boost the production of the physical ID and as well as the digital version of the ID. They are targetting 50 million credentials which are a combination of 30 million physical ID and 20 milliion digital version in printed copies.

DILG Orders LGUs To Intensify Campaign For National ID Registration

DILG to LGUs: “Enjoin your constituents to get a National ID”

DILG — On Tuesday, the Department of the Interior and Local Government called on local government units (LGUs) to intensify its campaign for the National ID registration.

DILG Secretary Benhur Abalos
Photo: Office of the Press Secretary / Facebook

DILG ordered LGUs to exert their efforts in urging their constituents to register for the National ID.

In a statement, DILG Secretary Benhur Abalos called on LGUs to enjoin their constituents to get a National ID for easier authentication and validation of their identity in their transactions with banks, government offices, and other private entities.

We again call on LGUs, especially the barangays, to extend their full support to the President and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the National ID campaign,” Abalos said in a statement.

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He also advised barangay captains to disseminate electronic and printed materials, to make roving announcements, and to share updates from the official social media pages of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).

Citing data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) as of July 1, the DILG said that only 75.3% (69.254 million of the 92 million target registrants) have signed up for the Philippine Identification System.

President Bongbong Marcos

The Department of the Interior and Local Government made the call in line with President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s pledge during his 1st State of the Nation Address to fast-track the delivery of almost 50 million National IDs by the end of this year.

According to a report, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) said in July that it is organizing “plaza-type” distributions of National IDs that owners failed to receive during delivery.

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2 thoughts on “National ID: PSA Speaks on Registration & ID Cards Produced”

  1. i’ve already registered my national ID in corella, bohol last march 22, 2022, but until now i did not recieved my ID. i’ve always follow up my ID in the post office of corella and in the office of physis in tagbilaran city but it was all invane. thier reasons is just wait. but until when should i wait? do i need to register again?


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