I. Overview of the PhilSys
WHAT IS REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11055?
Republic Act No. 11055, or the Philippine Identification System Act, was signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 06 August 2018. It is an act establishing a single national identification system that aims to provide valid proof of identity for Filipino citizens and resident aliens of the Philippines.
WHAT IS PHILSYS?
The Philippine Identification System or PhilSys refers to the government’s central identification platform for all Filipino citizens and resident aliens of the Philippines.