RA 11055 also known as “An Act Establishing the Philippine Identification System (National ID)” is set to take effect today (August 25, 2018) according to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 6, 2018. You can get the copy of RA 11055 through this link.
The law seeks to harmonize, integrate, and interconnect the countless and redundant government IDs by establishing a single national identification system to be known as the Philippine Identification System.
- PhilSys number
- Full name
- Facial image
- Date of birth
- Blood type
The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the law is targeted to be completed in September.
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