In this “how-to” guide blogpost, I will be sharing with you guys how to apply NBI Clearance Online or the NBI online appointment. We all know how important is NBI Clearance, it always part of almost every legal requirement like for job applications, starting a business and especially if you are going to work abroad. That’s why I decided to publish this guide about NBI online application not just for you but also for me as my personal guide where I can easily navigate.
And of course, your here because you wanted to get one, and yes you’re in the right spot to know every detail you need to know about how to get NBI Clearance online.
What Is NBI Clearance?
NBI Clearance from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is an official assurance that you do not have any criminal records that filed against you here in the Philippines. It contains your name, address, date of birth, place of birth, date of issuance, and the purpose of requesting it. NBI Clearance will only be valid from 6 months to one year, which makes sense because someone might commit a crime in the next sixth months, right?
NBI Online Application
Applying for an NBI Clearance used to take hours of waiting in line on NBI offices. But not anymore, just last year NBI announced it’s application system that is now available online that would let you book an NBI appointment in the comfort of your home. And this blog post will show you step by step, how you can get NBI clearance through an online application.
NBI Clearance Fee
The total amount you need to prepare for the NBI Clearance application is 155.00 pesos. One hundred thirty (130) pesos for NBI Clearance fee, and twenty-five (25) pesos for system fee.
NBI Clearance Requirements
Before going into the step by step process of the online application, let’s talk about first the NBI clearance requirements. You need at least any of two valid ID’s listed below, only original copies are allowed and make sure it’s good condition, with a clear photo of the applicant and of course, not expired.
- An old copy of NBI Clearance
- Postal ID
- School ID
- PRC Card
- PSA-issued Birth Certificate
- Voter’s ID
- PhilHealth ID
- TIN ID
- Driver’s license
- Alien Certificate of Registration
- Senior Citizen ID
- Police Clearance
NBI Online Application 2019 Step By Step Process
These are the steps you need to follow for the NBI Clearance Online Application. Just follow every step below and just leave a comment below if you have something you wanted to ask.
Step 1. NBI Online Registration
So the first step is creating your account on NBI’s official website. Just simply (click here) to create an account, and make sure to select the “NO” option next to the question “Do you have an old NBI clearance?” Fill out the form with all the required information from you, and make sure to avoid mistakes. Also, please don’t forget to remember your account login details (email and password) you need them to sign in the system.
Step 2. Fill Out The Application Form
Step number two is you need to fill out the online application form with all the needed information. Make sure to fill it out with honesty and accurate information and after that just click the “SAVE INFORMATION” button. (See image below)
After you have saved your information, there will be a visible option saying “APPLY FOR CLEARANCE” and that’s what need to click next. (See image below)
After clicking the “APPLY FOR CLEARANCE” button there will be a pop up that shows up, and that’s where you are going to choose what ID you are going to submit as a requirement for the application. (Just like what below image shows)
Another pop-up shows up, and you gonna need to read it because it is an important reminder about your application. (See Image Below) and after you have read it, just select the “CLOSE” button.
Step 3. Select Nearest NBI Branch On Your Town
In this step, you need to select which NBI branch you want your clearance to be processed. There will be a dropdown option where you can select places or offices available nationwide. Then choose your appointment date, a vacant schedule is a colored blue. A confirmation of your selected schedule will be shown on the right side of the page. (Refer to the image below)
Below on your appointment schedule (right side of the page), payment options will be also visible, and that’s what you are going to do next, select your preferred mode of payment. There tons of option on how to pay, like bank over-the-counter, online bank transfer, Bayad Center, MultiPay, ECPay, and 7-Eleven, etc. just choose what’s best for you and click proceed. (Please see image below)
A transaction summary will pop up, and just make sure that everything is right and then click the “PROCEED TO PAYMENT” button.
Another pop up will show up, showing your reference number and that’s what you need to pay the application using the payment method you have chosen. Just click “Accept” to close the pop-up.
After that, on the right upside of the page, you will tabs “Application” “Transactions” “Contact Us” just like the image below. And just click the “Transactions” tab to view your pending application payment.
Step 4. Finalize Your Application
What you need to do next is pay the amount you need to pay using the payment method you have selected. And after that, check out your email for confirmation of your payment. After the payment is being verified, login back to NBI’s website and then click the “Transactions” tab and you should see just like what image shows below. Just click the “DETAILS” button and your all set.
Step 5. Claim Your NBI Clearance
After clicking the “DETAILS” button, a pop up will show up and that is your key to claim your NBI clearance. (See Image Below) all you need is the reference number, but you can also print the application form just in case.
And that’s it, the whole process on how you can set or apply for an NBI clearance online. I hope I made everything’s clear here.
If you have questions, suggestions whatsoever, please don’t hesitate to leave it in the comment box below. Thank you so much for stopping by, and have a great day.
NBI Main Office
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) main office is located at Taft Ave, Ermita, Metro Manila, Philippines 1000.
NBI Office Hours
NBI offices nationwide will be open at 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday.