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PSA head Lisa Grace S. Bersales said they are targeting to issue national IDs to all living Filipinos by 2023.
The PhilSys Act seeks to implement a single official identification card for all citizens and foreign residents that would serve as a de facto national identification number.
Department of Budget and Management (DBM) secretary Benjamin Diokno said he is ?pretty optimistic? that the proposed national ID system would be approved and passed into law.
Sen. Koko Pimentel stressed that beyond the national ID scheme, there’s an urgent need to have a national cyber security plan in place.
House Bill 6221, which seeks to establish a “Filipino Identification System” or “FilSys” was passed by the House of Representatives in September 2017. The Senate hopes to pass its counterpart bill during the first quarter of 2018.