National ID Implementing Rules And Regulation Now Completed
The Philippine Statistics Authority has laid out the rules and regulations for the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or National ID System.
During a media briefing at Malacañang, PSA Administrator, Liza Grace Bersales has said that they are expecting the implementation of the proof of concept by the end of this year. According to her, the beneficiary of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program will be the first recipient of the National ID System. Their target date for the registration and validation of the first batch of recipients of the National ID is September 2019.
In 2019, they are expecting to grant National IDs to six million Filipinos and twenty-five million by 2022. Meanwhile, the target date for the full-scale implementation is 2023.