Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas now ready to print national ID

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno today, November 6 inspected machines that will print the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), commonly known as the National ID.

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According to BSP the machines have the capacity to print about 154,000 cards per day.

“Finally, the BSP is ready to print the #NationalID. We inspected the machines that will print the IDs this morning. The machines have the capacity to print 154,000 cards per day,” Diokno said.

“The national ID system has been decades in the making. We look forward to bringing it to the Filipino people to promote financial inclusion and digitalization,” he added.

BSP said it looks forward to bringing the National IDs to the Filipino people to promote financial inclusion and digitalization in line with its Digital Payments Transformation Roadmap 2020-2023.