The Philippine government launched a QR code system to verify Philippine Identification System (Philsys) National ID for banking institutions and other establishments.

PSA did a pilot test run known as the PQRCVS (PhilID QR Code Verification System) participated by (13) thirteen banks for the verification of the PhilSys Check QR Code. This determined how the system could easily verify the identity of a registered national ID cardholder.

At the same time, this transfers personal data onto the systems of these banking institutions without the need for manual encoding. The pilot testing also identified the needed changes and improvements to serve its purpose better.

See also: How to track PhilSys National ID delivery

This program is needed because there are more Filipinos receiving their PhilIDs with 9.1 million having been delivered as of March 2022. The PSA targets to deliver 31.3 million additional IDs by the end of 2022, according to Asst. National Statistician Fred Sollesta.


Assistant National Statistician Rene Mendoza said there are also about 62 million IDs which still need to be processed. The overall number of IDs which are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2022 is 92 million.

PSA also aims to develop a mobile application to store the information of PhilSys national ID holders. This is to be used while the actual IDs are yet to be printed. Another proposal is to have a downloadable digital version for ID printing, Mendoza said.

Hopefully, the downloadable credentials could solve the problems experienced by the Filipinos who applied for the national ID. This will make them less dependent on physical IDs. However, this still needs a thorough investigation as there are security and data privacy concerns.

Source: ABS-CBN News

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  1. Good am po.ask ko lng po kng dumating na po national id ko.kasi 1yr na po mahigit.last april 8 2021 po ako naka pag registered sa brgy tumcod ilaud pototan iloilo po.

  2. Hello po, na track ko po ung Phil ID ko kaso nkalagay not found sa result, panu po nmain malalaman Kung gawa na po ito? Kz not found po lumalabas sa system nyo po? Ngpagawa aku start noong oct.26,2021 Sabi 6mos pwo til now wla pa, may13, napo ngaeun Bali 7mos na po, kylan po tlga magagawa ung national ID ko po?