In this “how-to” blog post, I’m going to share you guys how to get a postal id. We all know how important is having a government ID, you can use it for any transactions like opening bank accounts, dealing with agencies, etc.
If you don’t have any government ID yet, or hoping to get a second government ID, one of the easiest one to process is postal ID. And that’s what this blog post about, I’ll be sharing the step by step process on how to apply Postal ID.
What Is A Postal ID?
The postal ID is a government-issued ID from the Philippine Postal Corporation that is one of the easiest and fastest to obtain. Citizens use it to show as a valid proof of identity and address. Every Filipino are eligible to get one, even to those who are living abroad. Even foreigners are also eligible as long as they are residing in the Philippines.
How Much Is Postal ID?
Here is all the total amount you need to prepare to get your postal ID.
|Total Amount You Need||504 pesos|
|Postal ID + Delivery||450 pesos|
|Vat (12%)||54 pesos|
Postal ID Requirements
Here are the Postal ID requirements you need to have for Postal ID Application. Make sure to bring all the documentary requirements when you submit your application form.
1. Proof Of Your Identity
You can bring any one of the following requirements listed below, for proof of your identity.
- GSIS or SSS UMID Card
- Valid Passport
- Driver’s License
- Birth Certificate issued by PSA or Local Civil Registry
Applicants who don’t have any of the listed requirements above, you can also bring any two (2) of the following requirements listed below and least one of them should have the applicant’s photo and signature.
- Voter’s ID
- Tax Identification Number Card
- Senior Citizen ID
- Seaman’s Book
- Police Clearance
- BIR ID
- Baptismal Certificate
- Certificate of Birth
- College or Post-Graduate Transcript of Records
- Confirmation Certificate
- Elementary or High School Form 137
- PRC ID
- Paper-based Postal ID
- PhilHealth ID
- Pag-Ibig ID
- Valid OWWA ID
- Marriage Certificate
- Alumni ID
- Basic Postal ID
- Valid College, School or University ID
- Company ID
- Valid Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID
- Valid NBI Clearance
2. Proof Of Your Address
You need to have any one of the following requirements below for proof of your address or residence.
- School Billing Statement
- Utility Bill (cable, electric, internet, landline, telephone, water)
- Bank Statement, Credit Card Statement
- Certified True Copy of Real Estate Tax Receipt
- Barangay Certificate of Residency issued within three (3 months) prior to postal ID application
- Certified True Copy of Lease
- Certified True Copy of Titles issued by the Land Registration Authority (LRA)
Here’s The Step By Step Guide On How To Get Postal ID.
The application is very simple, no test or exams whatsoever all really need is to have the requirements I have mentioned above. Here’s the step by step process of the application for your postal ID.
Step 1. Secure Postal ID Application Form
They can actually provide you the postal ID application form on the office (Post Office) where you are going to submit your application. But it would be better for you to have one before going to the office and just sign up the form so that you will not be spending your time on the office filling out the application form.
You can download the postal ID application form by clicking here.
Step 2. Gather All Necessary Requirements
Ones you have your application form, gather all other requirements, the amount you need and your good to go to visit the nearest ID capture station and submit your application.
On the capture station, they are going to get you a photograph and your fingerprints. Don’t worry every detail you need to know will be provided for you on the capture station.
Step 3. Pay The Total Amount For Application Payment
Ones you’re done with all the process above, one last thing you need to do is, of course, the payment. And after that, youre good to go and you’ll just then need to wait for Postal ID to be delivered.
How Many Days To Get Postal ID
The postal ID will be delivered in about 15 working days for Metro Manila Addresses, 20 working days for other major cities and municipalities, and 30 working days for island provinces and remote barangays.
As far as I remember with my application, they actually inform you via text message when your postal ID is ready.
Yeah, I think that’s all. I hope I made everything’s clear here. Thank you so much for stopping by, have an amazing day.