SENATE BILL

JUL
27
2015

SBN-2859: Filipino Identification System Act

An Act Establishing the Filipino Identification System, Providing Funds Therefor, and For Other Purposes

  • This bill seeks to institutionalize a unified Filipino Identification (ID) system. The adoption of a single identification system to transact with any government or business entity in the country, individuals will not have to pay more or wait longer just to avail of public or private services.
  • Government agencies will not have to undergo tedious bidding processes and spend millions of taxpayers’ money to issue redundant identification cards to their clientele.
  • The bill also provides for additional features to be granted to all individuals enrolled in the Filipino Identification system, like the automatic enrolment in the PHILHEALTH program and increased internet connection speed for Free Public Wi-Fi subscribers.
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