All individuals entering the Province and any establishment in La Union will be required to use a NAPANAM QR Code. It's a part of the latest travel requirements of the province. This article will show you how to get your NAPANAM QR Code and how to verify it.
NAPANAM QR Code Definition
The Province of La Union has a centralized Covid-19 tracking system that uses barcodes to track contact listings and places visited. It's called the NAPANAM QR Code.
It's called NAPANAM because "napanam" is an Ilocano expression that means, "Where have you been?"
As stated in Ordinance No. 289-2021. "Imposing Mandatory Compliance with Minimum Public Health Standards in the Province of La Union".
Micro establishments that don't have the capacity to install and use the system will need to provide a logbook for their clients.
No individual will be allowed into any establishment or provided service if he/she doesn't have aQR code.
The following locations within the Province of La Union are required to have a NAPANAM QR Code: Agoo, Aringay, Bacnotan, Bagulin, Balaoan, Bangar, Bauang, Burgos, Caba, Luna, Naguilian, Pugo, Rosario, San Fernando City, San Gabriel, San Juan, Santo Tomas, Santol, Sudipen, and Tubao.
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Where I can download or generate a NAPANAM QR Code?
Downloading the NAPANAM QR Code is fairly easy. Here are the steps.
1. Visit the official NAPANAM La Union Contract Tracer website. You can use a computer or your mobile device.
2. On the right side, pick the option that best fits the reason why you need a NAPANAM QR Code. You will get a pop-up warning window, just click OK since this is just a reminder that you can only register once and should wait for the verification.
- For individuals who wish to have a NAPANAM QR ID (Register or Check Status)
b. For Inbound or Outbound travel (Register New Travel or Manage Travels)
c. For Establishments to be registered as QR Scanning point.
If you select "Individual QR Pass", you'll be asked to choose from the following sub-options:
- Resident and currently in La Union
- Returning resident of La Union
- Non-resident WITH OFFICIAL-Business in La Union
- Non-resident WITH PERSONAL PURPOSES in La Union
- OFW going home to La Union
- Passing-through La Union
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3. Complete all required information on the boxes. Make sure you complete and tick the right option on the Health Declaration section. Check the box at the bottom before clicking "Submit".
What are the requirements to get a NAPANAM QR Code?
You'll only need to provide your mobile number and email address. During the registration process, you'll also be required to provide your personal information and the name of a contact person. For the verification process, you'll be asked to send copies of a valid government-issued ID and a selfie of yourself holding the ID.
Why do we need to use NAPANAM QR Code?
You need to obtain a NAPANAM QR Code because that will serve as proof that you are cleared to go in and out of the province. If you're a tourist visiting San Juan, for example, you might be asked at border checkpoint or border control to show your NAPANAM QR Code along with your Tourist Access Pass from TOSS.
NAPANAM QR Code Frequently Asked Questions
The following are based off the NAPANAM's team official FB page.
How to register as Individual to NAPANAM Contact Tracer System?
1. To REGISTER, visit https://npnm.launion.gov.ph/#/regqrpass
2. Upon successful registration, you can now RETRIEVE your NAPANAM QR ID, visit https://npnm.launion.gov.ph/#/getqrpass
To ACTIVATE your QR ID, kindly submit one (1) any government-issued ID to any of the following channels:
1. Residents: https://bit.ly/LGUdirectory
2. Non-Residents: email@example.com or https://www.facebook.com/napanam.elyu
3. Designated verifying QR Scanning Points (QSP): https://bit.ly/LUQSP
I cannot retrieve my NAPANAM QR ID No, what will I do?
Send the NAPANAM team a copy of your government-issued ID with proof of current address and birthdate so they can provide you your QR ID Number. You can contact them via email or through their official FB Page (see above).
I cannot see the link, what will I do? (Security issues)
Open a BROWSER (Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Safari or etc.), then visit the landing page https://napanam.launion.gov.ph/ The NAPANAM Contact Tracer is the province-wide/centralized contact tracing system. Your NAPANAM QR ID No. can be used with the major establishments and government offices within the Province of La Union.
I own a Business Establishment, how to register as QR Scanning Point?
Please proceed to NAPANAM website, click QR Scanning Point then Register. https://napanam.launion.gov.ph/regqsp After registration, you can send photo/
Identified NAPANAM QR Scanning Points
AGOO FAMILY HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
Agoo Maternity and Lying-in Clinic - VERIFIER
LA UNION MEDICAL CENTER - VERIFIER
LGU-ARINGAY Municipal Health Office NB - VERIFIER
BACNOTAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
DMMMSU-Main - VERIFIER
BALAOAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
MDRRM OFFICE, BALAOAN, LA UNION - VERIFIER
MDRRM Office-Bangar,La Union - VERIFIER
Doña Donata Aguila Memorial Health Center (RHU BAUANG)-Central East-Bauang - VERIFIER
MDRRMO-Central East-Bauang - VERIFIER
Burgos Border - VERIFIER
Burgos-MDRRMO - VERIFIER
CABA - LDRRM Office - VERIFIER
CABA DISTRICT HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
Caba Rural Health Unit - VERIFIER
CSI Mall - La Union - VERIFIER
DMMMSU OPEN UNIVERSITY SYSTEM - VERIFIER
PGLU Capitol Info Desk - VERIFIER
PGLU-OPASS - VERIFIER
PGLU-OPG-ICTU - VERIFIER
PGLU-OPG-LEEIPU/PESU - VERIFIER
PGLU-OPG-LUPJ - VERIFIER
PGLU-PDRRMO - VERIFIER
PGLU-PHO - VERIFIER
PGLU-PIO - VERIFIER
PGLU-PIO-LIBRARY - VERIFIER
PGLU-SP - VERIFIER
Savie’s Restaurant and Bar - VERIFIER
SFC PUBLIC MARKET - VERIFIER
Capitol Church La Union, Inc - VERIFIER
LGU Luna - VERIFIER
Municipal Health Office-Naguilian LU - VERIFIER
NAGUILIAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
Naguilian MENRO/MDRRMO - VERIFIER
Pugo Border - VERIFIER
MDRRMO Office, Rosario, La Union - VERIFIER
MUNICIPAL HALL OF ROSARIO, LA UNION - VERIFIER
Rang ay bank (a rural bank), Inc-Rosario - VERIFIER
Rosario Border (Bani) - VERIFIER
Rosario Border (TPLEX) - VERIFIER
Rosario Border (Udiao) - VERIFIER
ROSARIO DISTRICT HOSPITAL - VERIFIER
Hocha’a Cafe / Kafetearia - VERIFIER
Plaza de Castiel Hotel and Spa - VERIFIER
DMMMSU-SLUC - VERIFIER
LGU SANTOL - VERIFIER
SANTOL TOURISM REGISTRATION DESK - VERIFIER
LGU Sudipen - Info Desk - VERIFIER
Sudipen Border - VERIFIER
Tubao Border - VERIFIER