Valid IDs Accepted in Applying in NBI Clearance

September 1, 2018 9:56 am

When you arrive at the NBI Clearance Outlets, you are required to present both your Valid and acceptable identification documents (Valid IDs).

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There are several Valid IDs in the Philippines available that are accepted in various transaction in validating a person’s identity such as his or her complete name, address, age and most of the time his or her physical appearance.

Having an updated or recent photo in your Valid ID is very important. In that situation,  you can easily prove your identity in any situation. For example, If you’re opening a bank account, the bank representative will ask you to provide one. Or even if you are trying to board an airplane, the airport crew will ask you to present a valid ID. It’s the same when getting an NBI Clearance Online.

After you arrive at any NBI Clearance Branch, you are required to present any Valid Identification to show that the reason for which your application is in good faith. Without presenting any valid id, no matter how important your NBI Application is, they will not grant it to you due to lack of NBI Clearance requirements. The NBI Clearance personnel has the right to deny you the service you are requesting due to non compliance of Valid ID Requirement.

Please note that the list of valid IDs below are strictly as is and only the following valid identification documents are acceptable. If it’s not on this list, it’s not acceptable, and your NBI Clearance application will not be acknowledged.

The Valid ID you presented including any required signatures, must be original, not photocopied or reproduced and should not be expired so make sure to check it also. This is one of the common mistakes by most of the people but with this guide since you know the list of of accepted ID’s to use in NBI Clearance Online Application you just need for the easiest one to get.

Only the following identification documents are acceptable. If it’s not on this list, it’s not acceptable, and your application will not be acknowledged.

The requirement is any two (2) of the following valid Identification Cards:

  • Passport
  • PhilSys ID or Philippine National ID
  • UMID or SSS ID
  • PRC Card
  • Birth Certificate Authenticated by PSA
  • Voter’s ID or Certificate of Registration
  • TIN ID (BIR)
  • PhilHealth ID
  • PAG-IBIG ID (Not the Loyalty Card)
  • Driver’s License
  • Postal ID
  • School ID together with current Registration Card
  • Alien Certificate of Registration
  • Senior Citizen ID
  • Police Clearance issued by Police Station where applicant is resident of the Station’s Jurisdiction
  • Certification from the Local Civil Registrar
  • Certification From Malacanang in connection with Indigenous Groups, Tribal Membership, Foundling
  • Solo Parent ID
  • Company ID for Government Employees
  • Seaman’s Book and SIRV
  • Marina

You are responsible for understanding and following these identification (valid ID) NBI Online requirements and policies. You may be denied to enter an NBI Clearance Outlet if you cannot present an acceptable ID or if the validity of the ID is in question.

The NBI Personnel has sole discretion for determining the validity and acceptability of any ID presented for admission of your application, and for any determinations regarding non-compliance with valid ID policies.

Valid ID documents must:

  • Be issued by a governmental organization or the school which you currently attend to.
  • Be an original document — photocopied documents are not acceptable.
  • Be valid and current — expired documents (bearing expiration dates that have passed) are not acceptable, no matter how recent the expiration may be.
  • Bear the applicant’s full name.
  • Bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker.
  • Be in good condition, with clearly legible text and a clearly visible photograph.

When you apply for NBI Clearance Online and you lack of application NBI Clearance requirements and you’re wondering where to get the following Valid IDs listed above, here, let me help you:

  • Valid Philippine Passport – you can easily get one in Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • Voter’s ID – this is usually obtained through the office of Commission of Election.
  • Driver’s License – can be obtained through Land Transportation Office.
  • PRC License – issued by Professional Regulatory Commission after you passed the required board examinations.
  • SSS ID – issued by the Social Security System.
  • GSIS UMID – issued by Government Service Insurance System for Government Employees.
  • Postal ID – can be obtained through your local Post Office.
  • School ID – issued by the School if the applicant is still studying.
  • TIN ID – issued by Bureau of Internal Revenue
  • Philhealth ID – issued by Philhealth.
  • Alien Certificate of Registration – can be obtained in Bureau of Immigration for Foreign Applicants.
  • Senior Citizen – go to your Municipal’s Office of the Senior Citizens Affair.

I’m sorry but i won’t go into detail on each valid ids but you can easily get those when you visit each agency or establishment I mentioned. There are lot of tutorials published online (ex. NBI Online Registration) that will serve as your guide when you apply for each valid IDs.

There you have it! Make sure to bring valid IDs when you apply for an NBI Clearance (See How To Apply NBI Clearance Online – Updated with Photos). If we miss something regarding the topic, we’d love to hear your thoughts on this!

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  • jonathan sabas says:


  • Maria fe S Ancao says:


  • dionichel b.puod says:


  • joey lucban says:

    how to apply for my NBI clearance?

  • Jhan says:

    Pwede po bang nso at high school ID lng ang dalhin ko,wala po kc akong ibang ID ehh.,


    god afternon po kkuha sana aq ng nbi clearance pwdi ho b 2ng police clearance recquirments q s pgkuha.

  • carol ann santos says:

    hello po ask ko lang po paano kung walang valid id kasi po ang tagal ko na pong hindi nag aaral pwd po ba birthcertificate ? first job po kasi

  • carol ann santos says:

    hello po ask ko lang po paano kung valid id kasi po ang tagal ko na pong hindi nag aaral pwd po ba birthcertificate ? first job po kasi

  • Daisy Guillermo says:

    Ask ko lng po valid po ba ung police clearance sa pagkuha ng NBI CLEARANCE?

  • Jesus M. Fajardo Jr says:

    Sir ask ko lang poh kung kailan ko po ba dapat dalhin itong application form via online eh wala poh kcng guide,, saka kung pede poh ba yung baranggay ID,,, thanks poh

  • yato says:

    how can i rechange the presented id? i want to change it pero hindi ma-edit edit na.. need some response.. thank u

  • Clarince says:

    Accepted po ba as valid ID ang alumni ID? Thanks.

  • lanie maling says:

    Pano un birth certiphcate lng po

  • macalisang ronald arpilang says:

    gusto ko po sanang kumuha ng NBI ser mam . pomila na hoh kasi ako nang ilang beses kaso ndi man lang ako umabot .kya hoh noong nabalitaan ko sa tv na may online po kayo na isip ko po na d2 nlang po ako kukuha maraming salamat kailangan kulang po kasi sa work ko eh

  • Christian H. Corbilla says:

    Pano po ba maka kuha ng NBI sa online ? Asap po

  • Gail Flores says:

    for yolanda victims which dont have any i.d. to show. a certification from DSWD that you’re a survivor of yolanda be valid?

  • paul says:

    Pwede ba barangay ID?

  • Larson says:

    Complete Details naman po ang form ko pero laging lumalabas ang ERROR ENCOUNTERED: The Birthday field is required. ?

  • Pearl Grahn says:

    I am married to a foreigner December 20 2014 need ko mkumuha ng nbi.. wala p aq passport.. kasi nga I need to have id.. anong dapat kung gawin? Wla aqng valid id.. kasi kaka receive ko lng ng marriage certificate namin now.. at surname ng asawa ko na ang gagamitin ko. Ung mga valid id ko eh nung d pa jame kasal

  • Evilyn Castillejo says:

    Gud day poh..Pano poh makakuha ng NBI ID..need ko poh kc for applying my issued po 2012..pano poh yun?please reply.

  • shena bienes says:

    pano po mg fill up ng clearnce??

    • diody hernandez calinog jr. says:

      alam nyo n poh b mg fill up ate or kuya

  • err says:

    nakaka-aliw magbasa ng mga comments 🙂

  • bash says:

    sa sign in po aq…bali lumabas na ang profile info qo…pero d aq mka proced sa nextstep?lc wla po sa upper ryt aung apply for clearance

  • cresjie cantones says:

    GUd day pOh tanong sana ako,. MaY mga valid iD’s po ako.. kailangan paba nang police clearance? Tnx pOh…

    • Jigneth lemi nalus says:

      Pwede po b mkakuha g nbi clearans f postal at philhealth id po dalhin ko?

  • eric says:

    pwede po ba ang voters certificationlng at postal id? yun lng po kc ang meron aq d pa po kc dumatingang voters id ko nung 2014 lng po ako nka pag pa rehistro.

  • Yen says:

    All I have is my school ID. Hindi pa processed yung voter’s ID ko, acknowledgement receipt pa lang. ok ba toh?

  • gracezelle balaba non says:

    how to appy this

  • Goya says:

    Acceptable pa rin po ba ung police clearance and brgy clearance for valid ids sa NBI? Ito lng kc meron aq.. please reply

  • florida muyco says:

    i need to fil up a form of nbi

  • MAY ANN says:


  • eugene timbol says:

    Pwede po ba just 1 valid I. D?

    • Evilyn Castillejo says:

      Pano poh mkakuha ng NBI ID?.nid ko po kasi for applying dpat poh 2012 xia issued,ehh noe lang poh aqoh mag apply for NBI.please respnd..


    paano po ba kumuha nag NBI dto

  • alfie says:

    Good day tanung ko lang po kung pwede yung previous police clearance ?

  • janna says:

    I want application nbi pano

  • Chance says:

    Hello NBI, my bag was stolen including all of my IDs. I was thinking of getting an NBI clearance as my start up to get other IDs. how do I go about this now?

  • Morielle Jene P. Macuto says:

    How to apply NBI

  • Jean Millena says:

    Pede ko po bang marenew yung nbi ko kahet Cedula po tsaka old nbi lang ang gagamitin kong valid id ?

  • ash says:

    open ba sila tom ako di may sched pero sabi nila close ang manila ols help owede ba magparesched bayad naman na ko

  • cel says:

    may appointment ako bukas pero hindi pa rin lumalabas sa transaction yung schedule ko. kaya wala ako mapprint? pero meron na ako code para sa payment. thanks.

  • richardmasirag says:

    mku2ha ko po ba ang nbi clearance ID ko pg ng fill up po ako naun?

  • Fatima Bragado says:

    kelangan pa po ba ang police clearance pag no kukuha ng NBI clearance?

  • anastaciocapistrano says:

    san po sisimulan

  • wilca peral says:

    I put the wrong entry for the PRESENTED ID. I clicked the EDIT INFORMATION button but I cannot see the PRESENTED ID box. Can I still edit this? What do I do? My scheduled appointment is TOMORROW!!! HELP!!!!

  • Jasmin says:

    valid po ba ang NSO birth cert.?

  • randy etol tello says:

    barangay ID lng poe pa anu poe un. maka kuha po ako ng NBI clearance nyan..?

  • alma says:

    travel document at postal ID lng meron ako acceptable po ba yun? thank you

  • arnoldarante says:

    paanu po mg renewal ng nbi

  • jessica says:

    pwd po ba nso/birth certificate at yong review id ko po? im on my review valid pa po ito hanggang may 2016..wala pa po kasi ako voter’s id, at ibang valid id..thanks.

  • Geovani taborite says:

    How to apply nbi clearance online?

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