Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Neil Frank Ferrer and Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos sign the Memorandum of Agreement that provides the acceptance of PhlPost Postal IDs as a valid ID for passport applications effective 01 August 2019. (Nilo Palaya photo)
23 July 2019 – Starting 1 August 2019, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will start accepting the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhlPost) ID as a valid government-issued ID for passport applications.
This comes after the DFA and the PhlPost signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the acceptance of PhlPost IDs as a valid ID for passport application on 08 July 2019.
The MOA also provides the establishment of the Postal ID Online Verification System (POVS), a software application that facilitates the easy verification of the PhlPost ID. END