PhilHealth ID is considered a valid ID accepted for bank transactions, postpaid line applications, etc. It is one of the government-issued IDs which are fast to get. If you want to get yours, call PhilHeath Contact Center first if your preferred branch processes IDs. Their number is 441-7442. Their hotline number is open from 9am – 5pm. You may call them also to verify if you have a PhilHealth Number already if your previous employer didn’t give you a copy. If you haven’t filed an application before, it’s better to go to PhilHeath office directly. You can file an application for a PhilHealth number together with the ID. It won’t take you so long to get it. You just need to present one valid ID and they will process it right away.
Your PhilHealth number is your permanent number. In case you lost your ID, you can request for another one without paying anything. Remember, the ID is made of cardboard and you’ll be the one to put 1×1 picture and laminate it.