NBI Clearance Requirements, Online Application and Renewal Procedure

NBI clearance is a common requirement for Filipino applying for a job or applying for a passport. The main objective why an NBI is very important as a requirement is to verify your credibility and check your criminal background if there is any.

The procedure for applying an NBI clearance has become easier and convenient. In just a few steps, you can claim your newly issued NBI clearance without waiting in line for hours or even preparing early in the morning just to be the first in line.

Note: before you can proceed with NBI online application, you need to register for an account. However, you must have your previously issued NBI clearance with you when you register online. Otherwise, you can’t proceed with your registration.


How to apply for NBI clearance online:

Step 1. Login / Register an account (New account registration must provide old reference NBI ID)

Step 2. Apply for clearance (you must indicate what ID you will present)

Step 3. Choose when you will claim your NBI clearance (location, date and time)

Step 4. Proceed to payment

Step 5. Save payment confirmation


How to claim your NBI Clearance:

Step 1. Visit the NBI office where you chose to claim your NBI clearance. Make sure you have the payment confirmation with you.

Step 2. Approach any NBI personnel for assistance.

Step 3. Present your payment confirmation for verification

Step 4. Fingerprint and photo acquisition

Step 5. Releasing

You are done. Plain and simple.

List of requirements for NBI clearance application:

1. Proof of Identity (any of the following):

  • Valid passport
  • Voter’s ID
  • Driver’s License
  • PRC License
  • SSS ID
  • Postal ID
  • School ID
  • TIN ID
  • Philhealth ID
  • Alien Certificate of Registration (for foreign individual)
    Senior Citizen ID
  • Previous Copy of NBI Clearance (just in case requested)

2. Personal appearance

3. Proof of payment

Good luck with your NBI Clearance Application!

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