In a significant step towards digitalization, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) of the Philippines recently launched the eGovPH “super app.” This revolutionary application aims to streamline all government transactions, while also supporting the digitalization efforts of the Marcos, Jr. administration. By harnessing the power of this new app, citizens can easily access government services and information online, both locally and nationally.
During the official launch held in Malacañang, President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and DICT Secretary Ivan John Uy emphasized the urgency of digitalization in the country. Marcos emphasized that digitalization is not only an option, but a necessity that must be accepted. He noted that the Philippines is lagging behind in this aspect and emphasized the need to use available technologies to bridge the gap. The eGovPH super app is seen as an important building block for economic transformation, ensuring ease of doing business and facilitating smooth interaction with the government. Moreover, this digital leap positions the Philippines to compete effectively in the global market.
The e-GovPH super app, which is part of the e-Gov PH system that was introduced in December last year, can be easily downloaded from the Google Play and Apple application stores. Serving as a one-stop-shop platform, it provides access to a wide range of local and national government services. Users can perform various transactions through the app, such as SIM registration, local government unit services, job applications, tourism information, start-up empowerment, healthcare information, and giving feedback. To fully utilize the features, users must register, complete the verification process, and provide a live selfie. Once verified, an eGov Digital ID will be issued along with the corresponding QR code.
Although the application is rapidly gaining traction, it is important to note that not all government agencies are currently integrated into the system. DICT is actively working to expand the network of connected agencies. DICT Secretary Uy pointed out that initially, only selected agencies with advanced digital infrastructure were involved. However, efforts are ongoing to bring all government agencies on the platform, as the DICT seeks to continuously improve the system.
The creation of an operating system, approved by President Marcos in April, greatly strengthened the program. This system aims to streamline government transactions at the national and local levels, further improving the efficiency and accessibility of services.
Embrace the new era of digital government services in the Philippines with the eGovPH super app. By using this powerful tool, citizens can enjoy streamlined processes, easy access to information, and contribute to the digital transformation of the country. Download the app today and experience the future of government transactions in the palm of your hand!