Another highlight for all Filipinos using mobile phone is the trending SIM Card Registration Act with a question, WHAT is it and HOW to do it? Republic Act 11934, An act requiring the registration of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM). This law was published publicly, Dec. 12, 2022, and will take effect on Dec. 27, 2022. So, let us make everything simple to understand about these SIM Card Registration Act by extracting everything we can find in google search.
Where to register SIM?
What are the details to be collected for SIM Registration?
The information needed is very basic, and no hassle at all.
– Full Name
– Date of Birth
– Valid ID and it’s ID number
Valid ID for SIM Registration:
Philippine Identification System ID, or the Philippine Identification Card
Social Security Service ID
Government Service Insurance System e-Card
National Bureau of Investigation clearance
Firearms’ License to Own and Possess ID
Professional Regulation Commission ID
Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration ID
Bureau of Internal Revenue ID
Senior Citizen’s card
Unified Multi-purpose Identification Card
Person with Disabilities card or
Other government-issued ID with photo
Additional information for different scenarios:
- SIMs for minors shall be registered under the name of the parent or legal guardian
- SIM cards of tourists will only be valid for 30 days, to be deactivated upon expiration.
Foreseeing issues that will occur on registration process:
- Not receiving OTP for confirmation
- An error saying, your number has already been registered
Penalty for non-compliance
A 300,00 Php for individuals submitting false information, fake IDs, Use or sell a stolen SIM card