PHL DFA to start accepting PhlPost IDs for passport in August

2019, July 23, MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will start accepting the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhlPost) ID as a valid government-issued ID for passport applications starting August 1, 2019.

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 July 8, 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. (PR)