How To Register For Your Philsys ID Card Online In 2022

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It’s finally here! The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) ID card has launched, which means you need to start preparing now. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through registering for your PhilSys ID card online. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!

What Is The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)?

The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) is a comprehensive identification system implemented in the Philippines. The PhilSys will issue a PhilSys ID card to all Filipino citizens aged 18 and above. Furthermore, the PhilSys ID card will serve as the primary identification document in the Philippines. 

How Will The Philippine Identification System Work?

The PhilSys will serve as a unified identification document for all Filipino citizens. The PhilSys ID card will have the following features:

– A unique 12-digit PhilSys Number (PSN) that will be assigned to every Filipino citizen

– The cardholder’s full name, date of birth, sex, blood type, and address

– A front-facing photograph and signature

– Lastly, an optical QR code that you can scan to verify the cardholder’s identity

The PhilSys ID card will be valid for ten years and can be renewed for free.

All Filipino citizens aged 18 and above must register for a PhilSys ID card. Online registration will be available in 2022.

What Are the Benefits of Having a PhilSys ID Card?

The PhilSys ID card will serve as a valid proof of identity. You can use it to apply for government services, open bank accounts, and other benefits.

Some benefits of having a PhilSys ID card include:

– It will serve as your primary identification document in the Philippines.

– The PhilSys ID card is valid for life.

– It can be used as a valid identification document when applying for jobs, opening bank accounts, and other transactions.

How Do I Register for a Philippine Identification System ID Card Online in 2022?

In 2022, online registration for the PhilSys ID card will be available. To register, you will need to provide the following documents:

– A duly accomplished PhilSys Registration Form

– A valid ID with your photo and signature (e.g., passport, driver’s license, company ID)

– Your birth certificate was issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

– Two 1×1 recent photographs with white background

– Proof of address (e.g., utility bill, bank statement, government-issued ID with your address)

The registration fee is P500. You can pay the fee online or at any Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) office.

Steps To Register For The Philippine Identification System ID card online

Go to the official website of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

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Click on the “PhilSys Registration” link.

Fill out the application form and submit it along with the required documents.

Book an appointment. Check the box next to your application number and then click the book/modify appointment.

 

Proceed to step 2 registration. This step is only available in certain LGUs in select provices in line with gradual, small-scale roll out strategy.

You will know if your registration is successful if you receive a confirmation email or text message from the PSA.

How Will I Know If My Registration Is Successful?

After you have successfully registered for a PhilSys ID card, you will be given a Reference Number. In fact, you can use this Reference Number to track the status of your application online.

What Should I Do If I Encounter Any Problems While Registering for PhilSys Online?

If you encounter any problems while registering for the PhilSys online, you may contact the PhilSys Help Desk at 1-888-818-1211.

How Can I Check My PhilSys Number If I forget It Or Lose It Somehow?

If you forget your PhilSys number or lose your PhilSys ID card, you may contact the PhilSys Help Desk at 1-888-818-1211 to request a duplicate copy of your PhilSys ID card. There is a fee of P200 for the duplicate copy.

What If I Don’t Have Any Valid IDs?

If you do not have any valid IDs, you may go to any Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office and apply for a Certificate of No Record (CNR). The CNR will serve as your identification document when registering for the PhilSys.

If the registrant does not have any of the above-mentioned documents, he/she may bring original copy of any of the following secondary documents:

  1. PSA-issued Certificate of Live Birth/NSO-issued Certificate of Live Birth with Birth Reference Number (BreN)
  2. LCRO-issued Certificate of Live Birth
  3. PSA-issued Report of Birth
  4. PSA-issued Certificate of Foundling
  5. Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Identification Card
  6. Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID
  7. Seaman’s Book
  8. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID
  9. Senior Citizen’s ID
  10. SSS ID
  11. Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) ID
  12. License to Own or Possess Firearms (LTOPF) ID
  13. NBI Clearance
  14. Police Clearance/ID
  15. Solo Parent’s ID
  16. PWD ID
  17. Voter’s ID
  18. Postal ID
  19. Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) ID
  20. Philhealth ID
  21. Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA)-issued Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV) 
  22. National ID from other countries
  23. Residence ID from other countries 

The following identification documents shall be accepted as secondary supporting documents provided that they have a front-facing photograph, signature/thumbmark, full name, permanent address, and date of birth.

  1. Employee ID
  2. School ID
  3. Barangay Clearance/Certificate
  4. Barangay ID
  5. City/Municipal ID

What If I’m Not A Filipino Citizen?

Only Filipino citizens are eligible to register for the PhilSys. If you are not a Filipino citizen, you will not be able to register for the PhilSys ID card.

I’m Under 18 years Old. Can I Still Register For PhilSys?

Yes, minors aged 0-17 years old may register for the PhilSys ID card through their parents or legal guardians.

What If I’m A Senior Citizen?

Senior citizens aged 60 years old and above are exempt from the registration fee. They will only need to provide their birth certificate and one 1×1 recent photograph with a white background when registering for the PhilSys ID card.

Can I Register For The PhilSys ID Card If I’m Not In The Philippines?

You can register for the PhilSys ID card even if you are not in the Philippines. However, you will need to provide your Philippine passport and birth certificate when registering.

What If I Don’t Have a Birth Certificate?

If you do not have a birth certificate, you may go to any Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office and apply for a Certificate of No Record (CNR). The CNR will serve as your identification document when registering for the PhilSys.

Do I Need To Register For The Philsys If I Already Have A Valid Id?

Yes, all Filipino citizens aged 18 and above must register for the PhilSys ID card.

How Often Do I Need To Renew My Philsys Id Card?

The PhilSys ID card is valid for life. You will only need to update your information if there are changes in your data.

What If I Change My Address?

If you change your address, you will need to update your PhilSys ID card by going to any Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office. There is a fee of P50 for the update.

What If I Lose My Philsys Id Card?

If you lose your PhilSys ID card, you may contact the PhilSys Help Desk at 1-888-818-1211 to request a duplicate copy of your PhilSys ID card. There is a fee of P200 for the duplicate copy.

Conclusion

In this article, we learn that the Philippine Identification System is a new identification system introduced in the Philippines in 2022. Secondly, the PhilSys ID card will serve as a valid proof of identity for all Filipinos. Lastly, all Filipino citizens aged 18 and above must register for the PhilSys ID card.

Registration for the PhilSys ID card can be done online or at any Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office.

If you forget your PhilSys number or lose your PhilSys ID card, you may contact the PhilSys Help Desk at 1-888-818-1211 to request a duplicate copy of your PhilSys ID card. There is a fee of P200 for the duplicate copy.

However, only Filipino citizens are eligible to register for the PhilSys. If you are not a Filipino citizen, you will not be able to register for the PhilSys ID card.

In fact, minors aged 0-17 years old may register for the PhilSys ID card through their parents or legal guardians. Senior citizens aged 60 years old and above are exempt from the registration fee.

You can register for the PhilSys ID card even if you are not in the Philippines. However, you will need to provide your Philippine passport and birth certificate when registering.

The PhilSys ID card is valid for life. You will only need to update your information if there are changes in your data.

Therefore, if you change your address, you will need to update your PhilSys ID card by going to any Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office. There is a fee of P50 for the update.

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