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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  • tessie says:

    nag apply ako NBI Clearance online, hindi ko pa na authenticate ang aking NBI clearance ,, May expiration PO BA YUN??????????

  • anna says:

    No schedule was given to me. Where can i see it?


    NBI online form

  • John carlo santos says:

    pano po kung walang Birth certificate o ID????

  • Eulogio III A. Licaros says:

    Meron bang NAVY course sa cebu? Taga cebu carcar po ako e.

  • Eulogio III A. Licaros says:

    Ok po ba kung ang ID ko ay noong high school pa ako?

  • jefferson leo prado bumagat says:

    paano po ba magprint ng application form kc kailangan ko nah

  • lorena pineda says:

    pwede po ba magparenew ng nbi clearance ang representative lang kung di availalbe ang taong concern?

  • Jezabel Astillero says:

    How To Get a New Empty Form ?

  • Mila E Florentino says:

    hi pwede po ba birth certi , at brgy i.d or brgy clearance thanks

  • Sahara Joy Bello Sano says:

    paano po ba mag print ng application form dto ?? salamat po sana naman po masagot nyo ..

  • Asterio t Campo jr says:

    I need a NBI clerance sir or mam

  • jaylord penecitos says:

    Ano Po ba ang Gagawin ko, new lang Kasi ako Kumuha ng NBI ehh

  • jaylord penecitos says:

    Ano po bah tong presented ID

  • russelljohncastillo says:

    pede na po ba kumuha ng nbi khet 17 plang po ?

  • POTANG INA says:


    • notostupidity says:


  • mary ann cabanatan says:

    saan ko po pwedeng makuha ang nbi ko?nag regester online po

    • AJ says:

      Kelangan mong bayaran muna ung application mo online then after that, sa Transaction tab ng NBI website, andun ang application form mo (kung bayad ka na, either online banking, GCash, bayad centres, etc) pwede mo nang iprint ung application form mo bago ka pumunta sa NBI outlets.

  • daniel says:

    Can i be able to apply online nbi clearance and what are the requirements in need,,

  • John Carlo Gausin Terrano says:

    bago palang po ko kukuha

  • Bren says:

    pde po bang brgy. ID po ang maging valid id ko para makakuhang NBI CEARANCE? tnx po



  • antoinette grace barrameda says:

    I just want to ask if I could get my nbi clearance same day I applied

  • Patricia Ferrer says:

    Hi… I only have 1 ID with the may married surname… Can I just use or Marriage Certificate instead?

  • john alcala says:

    pwede po ba barangay clearance??

  • Reynaldo Dela Cruz says:

    i want to register true online of NBI

  • eliza d. lego says:

    hi po required po b ung brgy clearance at brgy I.D

  • maycaflor d. paguirigan says:

    just filled up my new application but i forgot to print it:( i got the reg.code number but i couldn’t find ways on how to re open my application form which i fully filled up. thank you.

  • tsuktsak says:

    mga maam mga sir, bakit naman po naka down ang inyong online application, pati rin po ba sa online pahirapan din? need your assistance asap.. thanks much

  • mary grace vizcayno says:

    ano po requirements sa intrnational nbi

  • Reina Carla Jobelle D. Flores says:

    how can i apply online nbi?

  • Rriz Arollado says:

    wala po kong Id sa School ko ngayon, makakakuha pa po ako ng Id Sa June Pa. Pero kelangan ko na po ngayon ng NBI . ang huling school id ko pa nung fourth year high school pa ako . Anong Id Pa Ang Pwede Para Makakuha Po Ako Ng NBI? Di Rin Ako Makakuha ng ibang Id Kase Wala Akong Id Ngayon . Salamat Po Sa Reply 🙂

    • JEANN C SAYO says:

      pwde po ba ang nbi clearance pag nap register sa comelec tnx

  • Mary Grace Dimaano says:

    paki reply po kc kay langan ko n po eh

  • Mary Grace Dimaano says:

    panu po b mag online clearrance s NBI

  • jhaywiilubs last says:

    meron paba renew sa nbi .

  • jhaywiilubs last says:

    panupuba magregidter sa nbi .

  • Skye says:

    Is baranggay clearance acceptable?

  • Mudarisa Basit Kasuyo says:

    Thanks for posting this info I found very helpful

  • edmun alpos says:

    postal id lng po ung valid ko pwedi po bh baranggay clearnce lng po?,

    • edmun alpos says:

      reply naman po barangay id lang ska postal id mayroon po ako pwedi po naba ito.. reply naman po..

  • mark jay says:

    pwede po ba ung ID sa pinag tatrabahohan po ? na gamitin na ID para sa pag kuha ng NBI po?

  • mark jay says:

    pwede po ba na barangay ID or ung ID sa pinag tatrabahohan po ?

  • aiza gonzales says:

    ano poh ung dadalhen pagkuha nang nbi clearance plz reply

  • Jemuel says:

    Hi po nagexpired na po kasi yung school id ko bali Birth certificate lng po meron ako at barangay clearance tanong ko lng po kung pwede ba iyon kasi kailangan ko lng po kasi sa requirements ng inaapplyan kong trabaho. Salamat po

  • ronel bilandres says:

    hi’ good afternoon’ pwede po ba yong BARANGAY CLEARANCE lang po. wala pa po kasi akong mga valid ID.

  • Raniel P. Aquino says:

    good morning po nsa robinson npo ako knina kaso kylangan po daw ng ref# plssssssssssssss pano po ako mkakakuha nun…

  • Raniel P. Aquino says:

    pano po mkakuha ng ref#

  • mary jane soriano says:

    Hi poh pwde poh bah barangay id kukuha nag nbi clearance or id card?

  • Edward asister says:

    How many years ang validity o expiration ng phil.NBI clearance.

  • Jaizel Puno says:

    Panu po pag postal i.d lang po meron ako pero meron naman po ako previous nbi clearance ttnggpin po b un..? Postal i d lang at previpus nbi clearance pls reply po

    • nbi says:

      oo nman ttanggapin yan, nkalgay nmn eh, kht birth certfc8 at prev nbi clearance ttnggapin din

  • annie says:

    hi , pwde po bang police clearance or nso birth certificate ? wla pa po kase akong valid id.. ??? please reply..kung pwde po, kkuha na ko bukas ng nbi clearance.. thnks in advance..


    gudpm. sir/mam, how about if i just renew my clearance. should i go online too?