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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  • Jovelyn D. Bantula says:

    Anu po ba yung Identifying Marks?”

  • angel says:

    helo i dont have id its possible to get a nbi if i use Voters certifacate comelec

  • Cindy says:

    Good noon…. Pde rin po b police clearance ipresent kung walang valid id?

  • jennifer dela cruz says:

    puwede po b student lisence s pgkuha ng nbi.

  • Divina Rose G. Caday says:

    Pwede Po Ba YUng Stub Pa Lang Ng VOters I.D aNg GaMitin? Ka2Pa RehisTro Ko Pa Lang Po Kc ..

  • mestica says:

    Good day po.. ask ko lang po if pwede maconsider ang police clearance kahit hindi nakalista dito? kasi NSO BIRTH CERTIFICATE lng po meron ako. hindi pa na-release ang voters id ko.

  • Michael says:

    Does Police Clearance considered as Valid ID’s too? Please respond, thanks in advance.

  • joly baja says:

    hindi po ba pwede ang TOR sa requirements?

  • Archie says:

    Ano ibig sabihing ng “Authenticated Birth Certificate”?

  • Ferdinand Tobias says:

    Subrang haba po ng pila sa robinson malls, 3 am palang terrible system….where can we apply for easy convenience student po ako..thanks

  • luzviminda miranda says:

    paano po kung e1 ng sss at authenticated birth certificate lng po ang meron ako, pede n po b iyon n lang po ang dalahin ko para po mkakuha ako ng nbi clearance? godbless po!

  • liz says:

    Pede b nxt day ko kunin un nbi q khit feb. 18 nklgy sa feb. 19 ko kunin at panu po un chinese new yr sa 19 open po b un sa taft av. tnx po

  • Amiel C. martizano says:


  • Loreta says:

    Puwede po bang birth certificate at postal ID ang gamitin valid ID.

  • chtistine kay asuncion says:

    pwede po bang brgy. id?

  • Jepp says:

    Confirm ko lang po kung pwede ang NSO Birth Certificate, sa ibang list ng valid IDs kasi wala yung Birth Certificate, dito lang sa list nyo po meron. And pwede din po ba ung Police Clearance? Thanks

  • missy says:

    guys, magbasa naman kayo bago magtanong ng ganyan. naka sulat na nga ung mga valid IDs, tatanungin pa ulit kung pwede ung postal or birth cert or voter’s.. sus..! use your common sense please..! for those asking for how to apply on-line, just look for it in google, okaaay?? it’s so simple.

  • nathaniel espina says:

    pakyo nin u na a koy record dile ko ka koha pa ano yun?

  • Rose says:

    I need nbi clearance asap…pero bagong kasal po ako last December 2015 on process p po mga Id ko n already change my surname..okay Lang b n marriage certificate Lang po?

  • aries says:

    pano po ba magregister ng nbi true online..?? please paki sagot naman po… thank you

  • Marlon M. Mariano says:

    Hi, pano po pala kapag isa lang ang id na meron? Di pa po narerelease yung voters id ko e, pero meron nmn po akong school id. Pede po bang birth certi. nlng po ung ipamalit ko?

  • rosendo d. bumatay says:

    gud day sir/maam, mag aapply po ako ng nbi clearance,paano po makita yong form na ma fill upan sa online,

  • analyn solivio says:

    Pwede po b kumuha ng nbi clearance kahit po walang police clearance basta po may 2 valid id’s po..

    • angel says:

      uu pde

  • bernadette hizole says:

    i dont have any valid id on me because im not attending school yet.. does barangay id will do?pls reply asap

  • lemuel says:

  • lemuel says:

    nov 11, 1979 ako pinanganak pero invalid,,ano bang gusto ng nbi online na ilalagay eh un ang nasa birth cert ko????????????

  • Jeramy C. Abaldonado says:

    thank you for the quick online registration. I’m gonna tell this new process to my family, and friends. 🙂

  • Jeramy C. Abaldonado says:

    Keep up the fast and easy online registration of NBI Clerance. God blessed and more power! 🙂

  • rosend says:

    gud aft po. . . ano po ba ung website ng nbi aplication for renewal

  • jayson l. feudo says:

    mam ; sir gsto klang sna puh kumuha ng nbi clearance gagamitin kulang poh sah pag aaply

  • jayson l. feudo says:

    anung oras bah kumukuha ng nbi sah top at anung oras puh

  • mylene says:

    sir/ma’am ok lang puh ba REGCODE nalang poh..tnx puh

  • BRUHO says:

    is company i.d. valid?

  • Jose Concepcion Sioson says:

    for renewal my Nbi clearance…

  • jovit says:

    is the online application now available? or there are changes to be encountered still?

  • SARAH says:

    Ask lang po,panu po bang kumuha ng application form ng NBI thanks po

  • Arvin theodore marquez says:

    Sir meron na po akong nbi. puwde ba po akong maka kuha ng nbi card . . .

  • Nilo Sanchez Jr. says:

    hello po admin.ahm isa lng po valid id ko voters id lng ang meron ako.dpo ba ako pwd makakuha dahl kulang ng isang valid id ko?

  • Mervin Allen T Faller says:

    Paano Po Ba Kumuha Sa Online Ng NBI ?

  • Charry Joy S. NICOLAS says:

    pwede po bang gamitin na requirements ang certificate at A.L.S I.D ?

  • mark rc marquez says:

    pano po magreregister salamat po 🙂

  • Jesseca R.Hermosada says:

    how to apply nbi clearance

  • Jesseca R.Hermosada says:


  • reynaldo ocampo jr says:

    pwede po ba ang voters certificate

  • perote rolando encarnado says:

    paano po ba mag regester sa nbi clearance


    pwede na puba ung phil health iD SAka voiters ID

  • Christian says:

    Pwede po ba ang police and barangay clearance ang i-present?

  • Jill says:

    I recently get married. I need to start getting valid ID’s with my married legal name. Can I present my SSS ID with my single surname. Is this acceptable before I proceed to any NBI branch office. Appreciate the response.

  • andrea says:

    Very useful and thorough explanation.. i am done with mine.. thanks much 🙂

  • jhonichel puod says: