Netizens lambast substandard quality of national IDs

The recent batch of national IDs released to applicants after long months of waiting has failed to impress since most were printed on regular paper which requires citizens to cut out the ID and laminate them.

As a result, the national ID became a trending topic on Philippine twitter as netizens shared their experiences with their deliveries.

Some took issue that it was in black and white

Some did not mince their words when they expressed their disappointment.

While some received their actual national IDs and not bond paper printouts, one particular netizen was shocked by its poor quality so much so that when he allegedly tried to remove a sticker from it, his face came off from his photo.

The national ID was also connected to another trending topic for the SIM Card Registration because apparently, it was one of the possible government identifications that can be used for registration.

Which of course, prompted a meme such as this

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