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THE UNIVERSITY will open its Sampaloc campus for national ID registration from Aug. 15 to 19 and Aug. 21, it announced on Wednesday.

The registration will cater to all Dominican Fathers, administrative, academic and support staff, students, alumni, members of the UST Central Seminary, Santisimo Rosario parishioners, and administrators and employees of UST Hospital. Relatives of the aforementioned aged at least five are also eligible to register.

Republic Act 11055, or the PhilSys Act, was signed into law in August 2018. It sought to establish a single national identification system for all citizens and resident aliens of the Philippines and make the delivery of public and social services more efficient and transparent.

National IDs are issued in three formats: physical, downloadable, and mobile.

Thomasian applicants must secure an appointment on and bring their registration form 1A, supporting documents, a face mask, face shield, and a black ballpen on the day of their appointment.

Walk-in applications are not allowed.

Below is the list of accepted primary documents: 

  • Valid Philippine passport or ePassport from the Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Unified Multipurpose Identification Card from the Government Service Insurance System or the Social Security System (SSS)
  • Valid driver’s license from the Land Transportation Office 

In case the applicants do not have any of the primary documents, they may bring their birth certificate plus one of the following secondary documents:

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Identification Card
  • Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID
  • Seaman’s Book
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID
  • Senior Citizen’s ID
  • SSS ID
  • Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) ID
  • License to Own or Possess Firearms (LTOPF) ID
  • NBI Clearance
  • Police Clearance
  • Solo Parent’s ID
  • Person with Disability’s (PWD) ID
  • Voter’s ID
  • Postal ID
  • Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) ID
  • PhilHealth ID
  • Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA)-issued Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV)
  • National or residence ID from other countries
  • School or employee ID
  • Barangay clearance or ID
  • City or municipal ID

The school, employee, city, municipal and barangay IDs, and barangay clearance must bear a front-facing photograph, signature or thumb-mark, full name, permanent address, and date of birth.

Applicants are prohibited from wearing sando, sleeveless shirts, and shorts. Wearing make-up is discouraged.

Applicants will be also asked to remove their eyeglasses, earrings, necklaces, piercings and contact lenses while their biometric information is being captured. Justin Benedict T. Lim


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