How to Apply for the Philippine National ID

Philsys ID sample

The Philippine Identification System ID (PhilSys ID) also known as the Philippine National ID is the official national identity card for Filipino citizens worldwide and foreign permanent residents in the Philippines. It was first implemented as a pilot program in 2019 and is expected to be fully implemented by 2025. The primary aim is to provide Filipinos with government-issued identification giving them better access to public programs and financial services. According to …

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List: Free LTO 15-Hour Theoretical Driving Course

LTO public advisory

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced on its official Facebook page that the 15-hour Theoretical Driving Course (TDC) is free at LTO Driver’s Education Centers. Since April 6, 2020, new drivers applying for a student permit must undergo a 15-hour theoretical driving course program. The aim is to ensure that driver licenses are given to disciplined individuals with more than average driving skills and extensive knowledge on road safety …

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How to Apply for Landbank iAccess (LBPIAccess) 2021 Guide

woman using landbank iaccess portal

If you are a Landbank account holder, you can now conveniently do bank transactions online through the LBPIAccess or Retail Internet Banking Portal for Landbank and Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank). It is the online banking facility of the Landbank of the Philippines and its subsidiary, the Overseas Filipino Bank. You can check your account balance, pay bills, or transfer money to other accounts 24/7 even without personally going to the …

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How to Apply for Seaman’s Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

SIRB or Seaman's Book

The Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB) or popularly known as Seaman’s Book is a major requirement to all aspiring seafarers before they can be considered eligible to work on shipping vessels. Instead of a visa or a passport, you need the Seaman’s Book before going onboard a ship or vessel. The sole agency that issues the Seaman’s Book is the Maritime Industry Authority or MARINA. In the past, getting or …

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DFA ePayment Portal Guide: 4 Easy Steps to Pay Your Passport Fee

The DFA Aseana Office

The DFA ePayment Portal is a new feature of the DFA Online Appointment System that enables passport applicants to prepay passport processing. Aside from the convenience it brings, the system encourages passport applicants to show up on their scheduled appointment dates. Additionally, the system eliminates one transaction step, significantly reducing processing time, thus the DFA consular offices will be able to accommodate more passport applications with the same amount of …

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How to Claim the CSC Certificate of Eligibility

A regular certificate of eligibility

The Civil Service Eligibility certificate is one of the documentary requirements if you are applying for a position in the government. This certificate is given to all passers of Civil Service Examinations (Professional and Sub-Professional) either through Paper and Pencil Test (CSE-PPT) or Computerized Examination (CSC-COMEX). There are two types of certificate of eligibility, the temporary CoE and regular CoE. The former is given free of charge to Civil Service passers …

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