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. Well that’s the first step to a several steps of a process. But that’s a good start right?

You may be interested in reading our new and updated article on How to Apply for NBI Clearance Online in 2019.

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 https://www.nbi-clearance.com/ and register an account using your personal email address.

How To Apply Nbi Clearance Online Nbi Clearance Website

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.

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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.

How To Apply Nbi Clearance Online Select Date And Time For Nbi Clearance Application Appointment

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

After selecting the appointment, on the right side of your 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.

How To Apply Nbi Clearance Online Nbi Clearance Payment Details

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

Another new addition is the NBI Clearance Quick Renewal where you can just submit your application at home and wait for it to be delivered. You may read it here for more details.

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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  • gud pm po. nag apply po ako ng nbi ko. sched ko po kahapon. kaya lang po d ako nakapunta dahil po sa trinangkaso ako. pede ko pa po kayang makuha nbi ko tom?

  • hi,

    check ko lang po ano ibig sabihin ng nbi multipurpose? pwede ba ito sa local & abroad
    nag apply ako kasi ng online pero wlang option or selection kung local or abroad.

  • hi good day, can someone answer my query??…nagrenew ako ng NBI through online QUICK RENEWAL…then nagbayad narin po ako sa bayad center…kaso nung pagpunta ko sa NBI branch na malapit samin ang sabi antayin ko lng daw sa bahay kasi e dediliver daw yun door to door…pero tinanung ko cla kung kaylan darating..ang sabi mga 7 days daw…pero hanggang ngayun mahigit ng 7 days pero hindi parin po dumadating..nag messege din po ako dun sa contact nila sa website ng NBI online pero wala pong response…anu gagawin ko..salamat po sa answer.God bless

    • gud pm po mam/sir, kukuha po kasi ang ng NBI Clearance almost 10yrs.napo ang lumipas ang huling kuha q ng NBI Clearance,hawak ko parin po etong luma kong copy ng clearance,pwedi pa poba sa renewal ko i aply or sa new napo?salamat po

      • No, NEW application na po ng MBI Clearance ang inyong dapat gawin. Masyado na pong luma yan at hindi na tatanggapin para sa NBI CLearance Renewal.

  • Maam/Sir gamit ko po ung old account ko sa nbi tas dun ulit ako nag pa appointment ng nbi renewal . Pagkatapos ko mag pa appointment nagbayad nako sa 7/11 ngayon araw pero nakalagay padin sa transactions is pending . Panu yun ? Sa Feb. 15 na ung appointment ko

    • OK lang po yung ganon, wala pong problema. as long as nasa iyo ang payment receipt mo, wala kang dapat ikatakot. Pwede ka pa din po magproceed sa NBI Clearance Online Application mo. Magbabago din po yan from Pending to Paid.

  • Hi po…pede magtanong? one of our co-worker nbi clearance hard copy was lost he took it 2 mos ago
    is it possible to ask for reprinting? how much? thanks

    • Wala pong process na “reprinting” of NBI Clearance. Ang kelangan nya po gawin ay magrenewal of NBI Clearance. Maari nya pong iavail ang NBI Clearance Quick Renewal Delivery or Mag apply mismo ng NBI Clearance Online Renewal.

      Ang kaibahan lang po ng dalawa ay yung NBI Clearance Quick Renewal, ay idedeliver ito sa mismong bahay mo pero may extra payment ang Delivery. Mas mahal po ito kumpara sa regular na processing ng NBI Clearance Online Renewal.

  • Greetings from Jordan:
    I’m married to a Jordanian and resides in Jordan at the present time; could you please advice on the procedure on how to obtain the NBI without travelling to the Philippine if possible?
    Thank you for your assistance,
    Respectfully yours;

      • Dear Kat:
        Thank you for your prompt reply, please note that I had obtained an NBI about 3 years ago and I am unable to locate a copy of it, please advice if I need a copy to renew it.
        Thank you for your assistance,

        Respectfully yours;

        Judith C.

        • NO need na dahil hindi mo na malocate kung asan. NEW Application nalang po ng NBI Clearance ang gawin mo. Halos same process din naman po ang NBI Clearance Renewal at NEW Application.

          • Thank you Kate again for your prompt reply, what we need is to renew the previous NBI online, but we do not have the reference number of the previous NBI, is it possible to renew it on line without a reference number of the previous NBI dated 2014 or 2015, and is it possible for you to provide the reference number of the previous NBI via e-mail.
            Thanks again for your great assistance,
            Respectfully yours;
            Judith C.

          • Hi Judith, sorry but im not connected with NBI Clearance. If you don’t have the old reference number, I suggest na you register a new account in NBI Clearance Online. Schedule an appointment, pay the nbi clearance fees. then process your NBI Clearance on the scheduled date at time.

    • Ask ko lang po maam. Expired na po kase nung January 18, 2019 ang aking nbi clearance. Nag online po ako dto sa cite nyo at kinlick ko po ung nbi clearance quick renewal po finill upan ko naman po dun ung mga sumusunod. Ask ko lang lang po kung idedeliver kase po nakalagay po dun is door to door po. Ang ikinababahala ko lang po kase is walang date na nakalagay kung kailan po madedeliver, pero nakabayad na po ako sa 7/11 ask ko lang po kung pano po yun?

  • I dont understand po bakit nag apply ako ng NBI as OFW sa tulong ng kapatid ko po with my SPA peru nag mag process na at releasing na need pa mag antay ng 10days bago ang releasing? May bagong mudos po ba sa NBI kasi usually 1 day lang po talaga ang NBI bakit now need pa po 10 days. Mawawalan po ako ng trabaho nito kasi kelangan po sya sa renewal ng working visa po. Bakit nila sinasayang ang araw ko po at makakaapekto pa sa trabaho ko.

    • Its possible na mayroon ka pong NBI Clearance HIT. Hindi po ito bagong Modus. Hindi po nila sinasayang ang oras mo. Matagal na pong ganyan ang proseso na kung meron kang NBI Clearance Hit, papabalikin ang applicant ng 10 days.

  • Nag submit ako Ng mbi id number pero Sabi Ng system invalid Ang hirap pag online paano Kung Wala ka pa internet magastos sa load…. please help

  • good day po, tanong ko lang po kung pwde ko pa po ba byaran un transaction date ko nung jan29 ’19 / schedule date jan.30 ’19 ??
    salamat po

  • How to apply nbi clearance online? Nakakuha po ako dati 5yrs ago napo at nawala na ang clearance..so ano po ang ilagay ko sa application new or renew? Thank you po

  • Hello have a good day,!
    I have concern to ask.
    I’m here in spain. I need new NBI clearance for my papers her in spain..all ready have authorization letter from consult from spain..bring there in philippines.. My authorization letter for my brother to renew my nbi clearance..what he need to bring?

    • Your brother need to bring his valid id such as philippine passport, driver’s license, sss id or um id. He also needs to bring your application documents (NBI Form No. 5), your recent photo, your authorization letter and a photo copy of your valid IDs.

      • Hello po Ms. Kat, I dont understand po bakit nag apply ako ng NBI as OFW sa tulong ng kapatid ko po with my SPA peru nag mag process na at releasing na need pa mag antay ng 10days bago ang releasing? May bagong mudos po ba sa NBI kasi usually 1 day lang po talaga ang NBI bakit now need pa po 10 days. Mawawalan po ako ng trabaho nito kasi kelangan po sya sa renewal ng working visa po. Bakit nila sinasayang ang araw ko po at makakaapekto pa sa trabaho ko.

        • May way po ba na makuha ito asap? Kasi ipapadala pa po yung dito sa ibang bansa baka di na po aabot bago mapaso ang visa ko dahil sa 10days releasing po na binigay. Wala nmn pong HIT kasi for releasing na po.

          • Malamang may HIT ka po kaya ka pinaghihintay ng 10 days. and I’m sorry pero you have to wait talaga ng 10 days.

    • Ang guide po ay nandyan para basahin. Kaya ka po nahihilo dahil (possibleng) ayaw mo basahin para malaman mo ang dapat mong gawin upang mahanap mo ang NBI Clearance Application Form OR High blood ka kaka computer. hahahahahahahahaha

  • I am married po. Am I going to use my husband’s family name na po or my maiden surname? nakakuha na po ako ng clearance dati but wala na po akong copy. pano po yan? di ko po alam yung number. please respond po. thanks!

  • There is no “Apply for Clearance” button beside the application form. Is there any other way for me to apply for clearance?

  • good evening po..bakit po hindi tinatanggap ung dash (-) sa apelyido ko.. kaya hindi ako makagawa ng account..paki reply po thank you

    • Nbi renewal .already paid what next?dati kasi ngpapaappointment pa bat wla ako makita Don.ibig ba sabihin pag renewal no need na mg biometrics?

  • I never had a hit s nbi cause I have a unique name. This is the 1st time to apply for an NBI clearance since I got married and they told me I git a hit. Wala naman ako criminal case and impossible ako magkaroon ng kapangalan. Ganunb tlg pag nagpa change ng last name? May hit agad?

  • Why is it my email says that it has already been taken? I can’t go to the sign up page because the dialog box says it. Does somebody has been already used it? If so, do I have to change my email address?

  • How can i get nbi form while abroad? I called the consulate here in cyprus and they said that they dont have much available forms and needed to wait (they dont know when it could be) to get more… i hope there are more iption online to get a form and kust bring it to the consulate for more legit application… any advice from you is a huge help and much appreciated. Thank you.

  • kasi nag online registration ako tapos d ko po ma submit kasi po they need middle initial then wala naman akong middle initial.

  • Hi, i decided to re new my NBI on your online renewal system and choosed delivery. I paid it already as i remembered it was 350 pesos? The payment was already confirmed. How come until now its been 2 months already i havent received it yet? Could you adivised me what to do? Thanks!

  • My last renewal was 2012, i want to renew through online but when i input the NBI ID NO. it stated there that it was invalid. Kindly help me thanks


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