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How to Apply for NBI Clearance?

NBI Clearance is a document issued by NBI that has a lot of uses. This is why it is one of the most requested documents for a lot of requirements. It has a validity of around six (6) months to one (1) year. The good thing is that you can easily apply for it online and just go to NBI for the actual processing. How? Read on…

NBI Clearance – Step by Step Guide

Go to the website at this address. Please ensure that you are on the correct website.

https://clearance.nbi.gov.ph/

Do you already have an existing account?

Yes, I already have an account.No, I don’t have an account.

Register for an account

Do you have an NBI Clearance issued from 2014 to present?

The only difference would be the information that you would need to provide when registering for a new account.

Yes, I have

You will be renewing your clearance
No, I don’t

You will be applying for a new clearance
when you don’t have an NBI Clearance from 2014 to Present
when you have an NBI Clearance from 2014 to present

One Time Pin – One Time Password

Once you have finished the registration, an OTP or one time pin will be sent to your email or mobile number. This is needed to complete your registration.

After which you can now login.

Complete your profile

Once you have logged in, please review and complete your profile. Some information have already been filled up based from the info you used when you registered for an account.

  • Applicant Information
  • Contact Details
  • Family Background
  • Other / Educational Background

Apply for NBI Clearance

Click on the Apply for Clearance button to start your application. You would need to select a schedule to go to NBI.

  1. Select your preferred NBI Branch
  2. Select your preferred date and time (AM or PM schedule)
  3. Review how you want to pay
    1. Bank OTC (over the counter)
    2. Online Bank
    3. Bayad Center Outlets
    4. Bayad Center Mobile App
    5. ECPay
    6. 7-Eleven

Paying for your application

Pay close attention to the payment method that you will choose. For example, banks via online bank would add a small service charge on top of your payment.

Confirm your payment

The status should change from PENDING to PAID.

Confirm your payment by clicking at TRANSACTIONS at the left menu.

Proceed to NBI on your appointment date

Prepare the following requirements:

  1. Two (2) valid IDs
  2. Photocopy of the two (2) valid IDs
  3. Online Reference Number – the eight (8) character reference number you used during payment
  4. Payment Receipt / Confirmation – This has been sent to your email address after payment
  5. [Optional] Application Form – I brought this as well just in case

Submit your documents to the receiving window and wait for your name to be called. Once you are called, prepare for the photo and biometrics capture. They will also show you the screen to confirm that the encoded data are correct.

If you don’t have a HIT then they will proceed with printing and will call you again to claim your NBI Clearance.

NBI Says I have a HIT!

However, if you have a HIT then you will not be able to claim your clearance right away. NBI would need to check and clear you and this process usually takes around 1-2 weeks. You can return to claim your clearance after that time.

16 replies on “How to Apply for NBI Clearance?”

just to save my time 4 looking coz i still have work so it may save me more time just merely finding the machine…… is the machine your saying is easy to find??

few hours? talaga lng ha. dhil galing ako kahapon dun pra kumuha ng nbi, ang pila ay halos sinakop na ang daanan ng sasakyan sa monumento. at wla na sa victory mall ang nbi, nsa ever mall na, pagbaba na pagbaba ng lrt. ang pangit na nga ng patakaran ngyn ng nbi, mas lalong pumangit. mas maganda pa nung nasa carriedo pa ang nbi, marami mang tao pero 1 day processing lng, kuha mo na agad ang nbi mo. wla pang kalahating araw. sana nga hndi nlng tinanggal yun nsa carriedo.

kinabukasan uli babalik nanaman ako. anong oras ako pumanta dun 7am, pero wla pang 1st 500 nag cut off na sila, porket alas dos na ng hapon sila inabot. sana nmn maging maayos na ang nbi, dhil ngyn lalo atang gumulo, sa dami ng nangangailangan ng nbi sana naman mabgyan nyo ng maayos na serbisyo ang lahat ng mga aplikante ng nbi. gaya nlng sa pag aayos ng requirements, imbis na isang araw lang nagiging dalawang araw ang pagkuha ng nbi, at ngyn 1 week pa bgo makuha ang nbi. di gaya sa carriedo noon, isang araw lng. at yung mga lugar na paglilipatan nyo sana nman siguruhin nyo na malaki, at kayang punan ang dami ng nag aapply ng nbi. sobrang gulo ng nbi clearance sa monumento ever gotesco mall. try nyo pumunta, pila palang hndi na organize.

i just want to ask, i’m applying now in a call center company, for csr position and i am only high school graduate, but i’m in legal age already, im 18 already, but the company needs the nbi clearance so that i could apply. and my question is, that it is written as part of requriment to get an nbi clearance is a valid i.d. the problem is i don’t have any valid i.d. so what would replace it?? and besides. it’s almost 1 1/2 years since i stop and i need a job. i improvise an i.d. the i.d. that can be bought and fill up in national bookstore. and i don’t think so it could work. so please help me. please reply soon to my email address. dexter17_1993@yahoo.com

could birth certificate can be an alternative or cedula what?? i don’t know please help. i already email the nbi just a while ago. and i’ll just wait for their reply. and i also tried to call their contact number but it seems it don’t have a dial tone arg!

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