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NBI Clearance Online Application and Renewal for 2018

NBI Clearance Online has been our expertise in our website. So to give something back to our valued readers, we are writing again the new updated guide on how to apply for NBI Clearance Online.

We’ve been asked thousand of times how to apply for  NBI Clearance Online, our answer is plainly simple and consistent. Try going to the NBI Clearance Online and register an account. We’ll that’s the first step to a several steps of a process. But that’s a good start right?

If you’re still wondering how to do it, it might be good if you watch a quick video about it.

Still don’t get it? Hmmm..

Then this is the best time that you read the comprehensive guide on how to apply for NBI Clearance. Please note that all you need to do is read the entire article. Then if you still have questions, I want you to leave a comment with your question and we promise we’ll get back to you.

Register an Account with NBI Clearance Online

STEP 1: First thing to do is go to and register an account using your personal email address.

NBI Clearance Online

STEP 2: Register an account with the NBI Clearance Online website.

If you are just renewing your NBI Clearance and still have your old NBI Clearance, choose the “YES” option.

If you are a new applicant, click the “NO” option.

Fill up all the required fields correctly then click the “I ACCEPT TERMS OF SERVICE” to agree with the Terms of Service. Click the “SIGN UP” button below to continue.

STEP 3: Fill up all the necessary details in the APPLICANT INFORMATION page. After completing the NBI Clearance Application Form, Click the SAVE INFORMATION.

One you click the SAVE INFORMATION button, it will redirect you to the summary of your personal information.

You have the chance to edit your information by clicking the “EDIT” button at the right side of the screen.

Schedule an Appointment

After doing the previous steps above, Click the “APPLY FOR CLEARANCE” button.

A window will pop out asking for the Valid ID that you will present when you apply for an NBI Clearance Online. Press the “I Agree” button after entering the valid ID that you will bring for verification purposes.

You will be redirected to the scheduling page. This page allows you to choose the NBI Branch you want to process your NBI Clearance. Select the best NBI Clearance Branch that is most convenient to you.

Select the Date and Time (AM or PM) of your NBI Clearance Appointment.

After selecting the appointment, on the right side of you’re screen. You’ll see the amount of your NBI Clearance and the different payment options you may want to choose.

Payment of NBI Clearance Transaction

After selecting the mode of payment that suits you. For the sake of this example, I selected 7-Eleven as the mode of payment because its the most convenient for me.

After selecting the mode of payment which is 7-Eleven, NBI Clearance Online will show you the Reference Number. You need to write the NBI Clearance Reference number and bring it to the nearest 7-Eleven and pay for it.

For more details about paying your NBI Clearance in 7-Eleven, you may want to read our article about it: How to Pay Your NBI Clearance Application in 7-Eleven

After paying the said NBI Clearance reference number in any mode of payment you selected you need to check the status of your NBI Clearance Online application. When you check your transaction in the NBI Clearance Online website, you’ll see that in the details section that the status will change from “PENDING” to “PAID”.

Processing your NBI Clearance

After completing the NBI Clearance Online application, all you need to do is wait for your appointment date.

When the scheduled appointment date arrives, go to the NBI Clearance branch you have selected in your appointment. Bring at least Two (2) Valid Identification Cards and don’t forget your NBI Clearance Reference Number and your NBI Clearance Online Payment receipt.

You don’t have to print your NBI Clearance Application form, all you need to bring are the items I mentioned earlier.

Photo Capture and Biometrics

The last step in you NBI Clearance application will be the Photo Capture and Biometrics. In this step, all you need to do is follow the instruction of your NBI Clearance personnel on what to do.

We won’t discuss the picture taking which I’m very sure you’re familiar on how to do it. While Biometrics is scanning your finger print on their device. This will copy your finger prints and save it in their database.

We haven’t heard any issues on these steps as this the easiest part.


NBI Clearance are issued immediately after you’ve done all the steps above. All you need to do is wait for a few minutes and your NBI Clearance will be printed and handed to you.

But the one day processing will not take place IF you have an NBI Clearance HIT. This means that the NBI Clearance Personnel will not issue your NBI Clearance and your NBI Clearance will be put on hold.

Most of the time, they will stamp your receipt with and date and ask you to claim it on that day. The reasons will be discussed further below.

NBI Clearance HIT

There are several reasons why you are tagged as HIT in your NBI Clearance and these are the following:

1. You have a namesake – this means that you have the same name with another person.

2. Your namesake has a pending criminal case or outstanding warrant of arrest – If you have a namesake and (unluckily), he/she have a pending criminal case or an outstanding warrant of arrest, unfortunately, your NBI Clearance release will be delayed.

3. You have a pending criminal case – if you have a pending criminal case or have an outstanding warrant of arrest, your name will be flagged and the issuance of your NBI Clearance will be on hold.

4. You had a criminal case – whether you are found guilty or innocent in your previous case, this matter will cause the delay of the issuance of your NBI Clearance hence your are tag a HIT.

If NBI Clearance Personnel determined that you fall on Numbers 2, 3 & 4, an additional step will be added to your NBI Clearance Application which is the NBI Clearance Quality Control.

For more details about the NBI Clearance Quality Interview, you may view our previous post about: NBI Clearance HIT. You may also browse the comments section for the question, answers and personal experiences encountered by our readers.

NBI Clearance Quality Control

An NBI Clearance Quality Control is done in the presence of the NBI Resident Lawyer’s office. An interview will take place and basic personal information will be asked to prove the identity of the Applicant. This aims to prove that the person or NBI Clearance Applicant is not the same person appearing on their records that has a criminal case or a pending warrant of arrest.

If the applicant is not the same person appearing on their record with criminal liability, the NBI Clearance of the applicant will be released immediately.

You may be interested in reading the detailed discussion of the NBI Clearance Quality Interview here: NBI Clearance Quality Interview

Congratulations! You just successfully applied for your NBI Clearance! Do you have anything to say to us? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Riri Austria
    April 19, 2018

    Ask ko lang po if paano ang gagawin if nakalimutan na yung email and password na ginamit sa pagregister before?
    Magrerenew po kasi ako ng NBI Clearance ko.

  • Marinel
    April 19, 2018

    I have question about the purpose of getting NBI Clearance, It is possible to accept the NBI Clearance to travel-abroad if the purpose written is for multi-purpose clearance?

    • Kat Delano
      April 20, 2018

      Yup Ms. Marinel, yun na po ang reason for changing it to Multi Purpose. Para po kahit saan pwede na.

  • ruel dizon
    April 2, 2018

    am here in Dubai ano po ang kailangan dalhin Ng representative ko may spa na po galing dito sa UAE embassy?

    • Kat Delano
      April 4, 2018

      Pwede na po ang SPA, valid ids nalang po ang need dalhin ng iyong authorized representative

  • Yanely Kalawakan
    March 27, 2018

    How long it takes po ung case nyo

  • Maricela Lumas-e
    March 25, 2018

    available pa ba ang online nbi renewal.pls give some hints

    • Kat Delano
      March 20, 2018

      Yup. please read the post above about NBI Clearance Online.

      • Bry
        April 19, 2018

        Bkit ayaw mg appear sakin ang page ng pag fill up ng form? Khapon p to d ako mkpg sched. Pwede kaya mag walk in na lang ako?

  • Pancho U. Abitria
    March 24, 2018

    why not just right on the spot fill out the application, save it for a later continuation and sent it for processing, rathlgtiner than going to different approach resulting for doing it with out getting it process.

  • Chrysann Herrera
    March 23, 2018

    mag renewal po sna ako ng nbi clearance paano po b? online ndi ko mkita eh

  • Quinn Tin
    March 21, 2018

    Hi po, Hindi na po ba kailangan ipaprint yung application form at dahil sa mismong schedule? at tsaka po nawala ko po yung receipt pero nakapag bayad na po ako, pano po yun? marami pong salamat.

  • Natalia Quiblat
    March 21, 2018

    What if po wla tlaga valid id nso lng ang meron ani po pdi gwin?

    • Kat Delano
      March 21, 2018

      Requirement po ang valid id. walang valid id, walang pong nbi clearance hehe.

    • Kat Delano
      March 21, 2018

      requirement mo ang valid id. walang valid id, wala ding nbi clearance.

  • Rocco Yam
    March 20, 2018

    how to apply for nbi clearance online po?

  • Iris Quimino
    March 18, 2018

    Hi po Sir /Ma’am,
    Good Evening. I would like to inquire po kasi nakakuha na po ako ng NBI dati mga 1990’s pa siguro yon paano po ba yon good as new account? na po ba mangyari.
    Please let me know po.
    Thank you so much.

  • Clara Arancel
    March 18, 2018

    nbi renewal clearance

  • Zurina Chuidian
    March 17, 2018

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