President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said he was pushing for faster printing and distribution of National IDs so that the system will be implemented by early 2023.
Those who applied for a National ID have been sharing on social media how long they waited before their cards arrived. A tracking website is available, but some checks returned a result of "not found".
NEWS YOU CAN USE: How to Track Your National ID Delivery on PHLPost
Don't be alarmed if you get a "not found" message. This simply means your PhilID card is yet to be dispatched to the Post Office for delivery, said the Philippine Identification System or PhilSys, which implementds the National ID system.
PhilSys reminded the public to continue tracking the PhilID delivery via its website tracking.phlpost.gov.ph.
Type in your transaction number found in the slip given to you after your registration for updates on your PhilID card delivery.
PhilID delivery is for free, said PhilSys. Just present your valid ID and transaction slip upon delivery for confirmation of identity, it said.
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