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100% Complete Guide for NBI Clearance Online Appointment and Renewal

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Looking to clear your name? The National Bureau of Investigation has made NBI Clearance available an online appointment form which you can fill out, print, and bring to any NBI clearance center. You may also schedule your personal appearance through the same online appointment form.

As we know NBI Clearance is a mandatory identification requirements required by different Government Agencies and Private Companies who are seeking for Employees.

If you are new in applying NBI Clearance and don’t have any idea how to apply for Online Appointment, We will guide you how to do that, things needed and some helpful tips.


What is NBI Clearance for?

NBI Clearance is the Philippine police clearance issued by the National Bureau of Investigation. NBI clearance tells if there have been criminal cases filed in the courts of the Philippines against individual person or simply NBI clearance is a proof that an individual is cleared from any criminal offense or derogatory records. It is not limited to only a certain locality; it covers the entire Philippines.


Uses for NBI Clearance

AS PROOF OF IDENTITY

You can use your NBI Clearance as an identification card for many different transactions to apply for a business permit or an SSS membership. You can also use it for securing your driver’s license, marriage license, professional license, or even firearm license. You can use to any government agencies transactions as a valid ID.

TO MAKE CHANGES IN LEGAL DOCUMENTS

If your birth or marriage certificate has errors in name or gender, you can use your NBI Clearance as a valid ID to help you apply for correction or changes.

LOCAL EMPLOYMENT

Private companies require you to get an NBI Clearance to prove that you don’t have any
criminal offense or derogatory records before they accept you as an employee.

TRAVEL ABROAD

You’re planning to go on a vacation abroad, you’ll need an NBI Clearance for immigration purposes. You can also use it to secure your visa to different countries.


NBI Clearance Requirements

  • Valid Identification Cards or Valid IDs
  • NBI Clearance Online Appointment Reference Number must be paid
  • Personal Appearance in NBI Clearance Branch

Valid id’s accepted in applying NBI Clearance

  • Valid Philippine Passport
  • Voter’s ID
  • Driver’s License
  • PRC License
  • SSS ID
  • GSIS UMID
  • Postal ID
  • School ID
  • TIN ID
  • Philhealth ID
  • Alien Certificate of Registration
  • Senior Citizen
  • Previous Copy of NBI Clearance

Valid ID documents presented in NBI Clearance 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.
  • Be in good condition, with clearly legible text and a clearly visible photograph.

Proper Dress Code in Applying NBI Clearance

Appropriate Clothing for Male in Applying NBI Clearance:

  • Polo or Polo shirts
  • Pants
  • A pair of closed shoes is highly encouraged whether it is a rubber or leather shoes

Appropriate Clothing for Female in Applying NBI Clearance:

  • Sleeved top or blouses
  • Blouse with sweater
  • Turtleneck tops
  • Shirt dress worn with pants
  • Tailored dress

How Much is the NBI Clearance?

NBI Clearance fees for New Applicant

The NBI Clearance fee for new applicant is PHP 130 plus PHP 25 system fee for the e- payment service, for a total of PHP 155.

NBI Clearance fees for Renewal

The NBI Clearance Quick Renewal fee is PHP 330 (PHP 130 clearance fee + PHP 200 express delivery fee), plus a PHP 25 e-payment service fee, for a total of PHP 355. The express delivery fee may be higher depending on your delivery address.


NBI Clearance payment methods:

  • Bank over the counter – Cash deposit at BDO, BPI,
  • Metrobank, PNB, Security Bank, UnionBank, or any partner bank
  • Online bank – Payment via the online banking facility of a partner bank
  • Bayad Center – Cash payment at any Bayad Center outlet or its partners nationwide
  • MultiPay – Payment via MultiPay wallet or at any Bayad Center-MultiPay outlet
  • ECPay – Payment at any ECPay outlet such as RD Pawnshop and San Mig Food Avenue
  • 7-Eleven – Payment using the CLiQQ kiosk at a 7-Eleven branch

How to pay for the NBI Clearance?

  1. Choose your preferred payment option on the right side
    of the Appointment page.
  2. The Payment box will show a reference number and the
    total amount to be paid. Write down the reference
    number and click the Accept button.
  3. Go to the nearest branch of the payment option you
    selected.
  4. Pay for the NBI Clearance fee using your reference
    number.
  5. To check if your payment accepted by the system, sign
    in to your NBI Clearance online account and click the
    Transactions button on the left menu. The status should
    show “Paid” instead of “Pending.”

Complete List of NBI Clearance Branches
Agoo, La Union - Sta Barbara
Marikina Riverbank 84 A Bonifacio Ave., Marikina City
Lucena - LUCDO NIA Compound, Genes Aguilar St. Lucena City
LRT-North Mall LRT Caloocan Mall, Rizal Ave. Ext. Caloocan City
Lipa City Hall Lipa City, Batangas
Legaspi - BRO Quezon Avenue, Legazpi City
Las Pinas City SM Centre Point, Las Pinas City
Laoag - LADO Brgy. 10, P. Gomez St., Laoag City
La Union - IRO Aguila Road, Sevilla Norte, San Fernando City
Koronadal - CEMRO Ace Centerpoint, Cor. Osmena, Posadas St., Koronadal City
Kidapawan City, Cotabato Kidapawan City, Cotabato
Jolo, Sulu Bangkal, Patikul, Sulu
J-Centre Mall J Centre Mall, Bakilid, Mandaue City, Cebu
Isabela - ISDO National Highway, Brgy. Osmena, Ilagan, Isabela
Insular Square-Cebu City Insular Square, North Highway, Basak, Mandaue City
Iloilo - WEVRO Duran St., Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City
Iligan - ILDO IBP Bldg., Bedelles St., PAIA-O, Iligan City
Iba Zambales Branch Livelihood Bldg., Zone IV, Iba, Zambales
Geege Mall-Ozamiz City Burgos St., Ozamiz City
EVRO - Tacloban NBI Bldg., Sto. Nino Exit, Tacloban City
Duty Free Fiesta Mall - Ninoy Aquino Ave Paranaque City
Dumaguete Dumdo - Capitol Area Daro Dumaguete City
Dipolog Dipdo - Quezon Avenue Sta Isabel Dipolog City
Davao Semro - JP Laurel Avenue Davao City
Dagupan Dado - AB Fernandez West Dagupan City
Daet Camarines Norte - Provincial Capitol
Cotabato ARMM - Governor Gutierrez Ave.
CLA Central Mall - Brgy Binan, Pagsanjan Laguna
City Mall Kalibo Aklan - F Quimpo Ext. Connecting Mabini St. and Toting Reyes St. Barrio Andagao
City Mall Kalibo Aklan - F Quimpo Ext. Connecting Mabini St. and Toting Reyes St.
City Mall Imus Cavite - Anabu
Choice Market Ortigas - Ortigas Ave. Ext Rosario Pasig City
Central Mall Lapu Lapu Cebu City
Cebu Cevro - Escario St. Capitol Site
CB Mall - Urdaneta City Pangasinan
Cavite Cavido - JP Rizal St. Kaybagal South Tagaytay City
Calapan Mindoro - Sitio Cuatro Aguas Brgy Sta Isabel
Cagaya De Oro - Nemro
Cabcabon, Brgy Banga
Cabanatuan Cabdo - Llanera St. Old Provincial Capitol CMPD
Butuan CARAGA - 4th St. Guingona Subd. Brgy JP Rizal
Bulacan Baldo - Capitol Compound Guinhawa City, Malolos Bulacan
Bogo - Cebu City
Bermal Mall Baclaran Paranaque City
Bayombong Baydo Nueva Vizcaya - Capitol Compound
Bayawan City, Negros Oriental - New Gov't Center, Sitio
Batangas Calabarzon - Capitol Site
Bansalan, Davao City
Balayan, Batangas - Plaza Rizal
Balanga, Bataan - Provincial Capitol Compound
Baguio City CAR - Uppers Session Road
Bacoor, Cavite - Bacoor Government Center Molino Blvrd
Bacdo-Bacolod - Aguinaldo St. Bacolod City
Antique - San Jose De Buenavista
Angeles City, Pampanga - Robinson Place Mac Arthur Highway, Balibago
Alimall Araneta Center Cubao Quezon City
Agusan Del Sur - Provincial Center Government Patin-ay Prosperidad
Marilao Municipal Hall Beside PNP Station of Marilao, Bulacan
Masbate City Masbate City Hall, Masbate City
Mati, Davao City of Mati, Davao Oriental
Metro Town Mall-Tarlac Mac Arthur Hi-Way, Cor. Juan Luna St., Tarlac City
Montalban City Hall Ground Flr. Municipal Hall, Montalban, Rizal
Muntinlupa City 2nd Flr., StarMall Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Naga - NAGDO Maria Cristina St., Naga City
Naga-Cebu City Hall Bldg., East Poblacion, Naga City, Cebu
NBI Clearance Center Manila UN Avenue, Manila
NBI-Mandaluyong Shaw Center Mall, 360 Shaw Blvd., Cor. 9 De Febrero, Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City
Olongapo - OLDO 17 Kentucky Lane, Upper Kalaklan, Olongapo City
Ormoc-Gaisano Mall Gaisano Capital Mall, Ormoc City
Oroquieta City Capitol Area, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental
OSSCO - Baguio POEA-CAR, Abriol Bldg., Lower Magsaysay Ave., Baguio City
OSSCO - Cagayan De Oro Cagayan De Oro City
OSSCO - Calamba POEA Bldg., Ground Flr., Brgy. Parian, Calamba City
OSSCO - Cebu SM North Reclamation, Mabolo, Cebu City
OSSCO - Clark Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga
OSSCO - Davao Gaisano Mall Davao, JP Laurel Ave., Bajada, Davao City
OSSCO - Koronadal 4th Floor of Koronadal City Hall, Koronadal City
OSSCO - Tacloban DOLE Compound, Trece Martirez St., Tacloban City
OSSCO - Zamboanga Zamboanga City
OSSCO-SFDO La Union Manna Mall, San Fernando City, La Union
Pagadian - PAGDO Balgu Bldg., Capitol Cmpd., Pagadian City
Palawan On Wheels Puerto Princesa, Palawan - On Wheels
Pampanga - CELRO Capitol Compound, San Fernando City, Pampanga
PHILPOST - Bangui, Ilocos Norte Bangui Post Office, San Lorenzo, Bangui, Ilocos Norte
PHILPOST - Boac, Marinduque Boac, Marinduque
PHILPOST - Caloocan Central Jordan Plain Subd., Brgy. Sta. Monica, Caloocan City
PHILPOST - Candon City, Ilocos Sur Candon City Post Office, Old Municipal Hall Bldg., San Juan, Candon City, Ilocos Sur
PHILPOST - Digos City Cor. Estrada St., Digos City, Davao del Sur
PHILPOST - Dinalupihan, Bataan Dinalupihan Post Office, Municipal Cmpd., Brgy. San Ramon, Dinalupihan, Bataan
PHILPOST - Gen. Santos City Gen. Santos Post Office, Roxas Ave., Brgy. Dadiangas, East 9500, General Santos City
PHILPOST - Manila Post Office Bldg., Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila
PHILPOST - Pagbilao, Quezon Pagbilao, Quezon
PHILPOST - San Fernando City Brgy. Catbangen, San Fernando City, La Union
PHILPOST - San Juan Central Old City Hall Cmpd., N. Domingo St., San Juan City
PHILPOST - San Narciso, Zambales San Narciso, Zambales Post Office Ground Floor, Municipal Hall Bldg., Mayor St., Libertad, San Narciso, Zambales
PHILPOST - San Narciso, Zambales Post Office Ground Floor, Municipal Hall Bldg., Mayor St., Libertad, San Narciso, Zambales
PHILPOST - Tagum City Tagum City, Davao
POEA POEA - Blas F. Ople Bldg., Edsa cor. Ortigas Ext. Mandaluyong City
Puerto Princesa - PUERDO Taft St., Brgy. Liwanag, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
Quezon City Hall Makatarungan St. Diliman, QC
Rizal District Office 1st Floor, Old Municipal Bldg. Kadalagahan St., Brgy. San Isidro, Taytay, Rizal
Robinson's - Cainta Level 2 Junction, Cainta, Rizal
Robinson's - Dasmarinas Robinson's Palapala, Dasmarinas, Cavite
Robinson's - Galleria Basement 1, Ortigas Ave., QC
Robinson's - Metro East Level 4, Marcos Hi-Way, Pasig City
Robinson's - Novaliches 3rd Level, Nova Market, Novaliches, Quezon City
Robinson's - Otis Level 2, Guanzon St., Paco, Manila
Robinson's Place - Ermita Basement 1, Ermita, Manila
Roxas City Pueblo de Panay, Roxas City, Capiz
Samar - SAMDO Old Health Bldg., Capitol Site, Catbalogan City
San Pablo, Laguna 4F, San Pablo City Shopping Mall
San Rafael, Bulacan Municipal Hall, Maharlika Highway, Sampaloc, San Rafael, Bulacan
Santiago Commercial Center, Isabela 78 National Highway, Santiago, Isabela
Saranggani - SARDO San Pedro St., Lagao, General Santos City
Sogod, Leyte Brgy. Zone 1, Sogod, Southern Leyte
Sta. Rosa District Office Rizal Blvd., Brgy. Tagapo, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna
Surigao City Surigao Land Transport Integrated Terminal, Brgy., Luna, Surigao City)
Tagbilaran Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Tagudin - Ilocos Sur Del Pilar, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur
Tagum - TAGDO Dr. 5, Duson Apt., National Highway, Visayan Village, Tagum
Tarlac - TARDO Brgy. Macabulos Drive, San Roque, Tarlac City
Tuguegarao - CAVRO Government Center, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City
Valenzuela Town Center Valenzuela Town Center, Valenzuela City
Vigan - VIDO Govanes Dike, Bantay, Ilocos Sur
Zamboanga - WEMRO 19 Corcuera St., Zamboanga City

How to Get NBI Clearance Online

The complete step-by-step guide how to apply NBI Clearance for first-time or new applicants and those with their latest NBI Clearance issued before 2014.

If you’re NBI Clearance issued from 2014 to 2018, proceed to NBI Clearance quick renewal.


NBI Clearance Online Account Registration for New Applicant/First Timers

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  1. Visit the NBI Clearance Online Services website.
  2. On the Register box form, tick the “No” Do you have an old NBI clearance?
  3. Fill out your Complete Details in the NBI Clearance Online Account Registration form.
  4. Tick the box next to “I accept terms of service.” Read the Terms of Service and click the Agree button.
  5. Click the Sign Up button. Important Reminder Review your inputted information. Click the Yes button to confirm.
  6. Once you see a confirmation of successful registration on the screen, log in to your account by entering your email address and password.
  7. Fill out the NBI Clearance Online Application Details Form. Once done, click the Save Information button.
  8. Carefully Double-check your information. To make changes to your personal details, click the Edit Information button. Then click the Save Information button again after editing your info.
  9. Click the Apply for Clearance button.
  10. On the Confirmation box, enter the valid ID you’ll present for your NBI clearance application. Only one ID is being asked but still you need to bring two valid IDs on your scheduled appointment.
  11. Click the I Agree button.

NBI Clearance Online Appointment

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Once you’ve Click the Agree Button this Important Reminder for NBI Clearance Online Appointment will pop up. Please Take note of it.

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When your NBI Clearance online registration is completed, the Online Appointment page will appear. Now your ready to schedule your appointment at NBI Clearance Branches nearest you.

To set a schedule for your personal appearance at an NBI branch nearest you, choose an NBI branch where you will submit your online application.

You’ll see a blue box calendar date with how many open slots are available per day in that NBI Clearance branch for your chosen branch. Dates with red boxes indicate a holiday or non working days for NBI Online Clearance branch or the available slots already full.

Choose your preferred date and time (either AM or PM option) by clicking on the corresponding button on the calendar.

To complete your NBI Online Clearance Appointment Choose your Online Payment Method that very convenient to you. Note that all NBI Onlince Clearance Purposes is all the same as Multi- Purpose Clearance. Click any icon of the NBI Clearance Payment Option.

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A small pop up window will show up. Just press the “PROCEED” button.

After clicking the button, a summary of payment will be shown. Again, press the “PROCEED TO PAYMENT”.

Pop up window will display your NBI Clearance Payment Reference Number. And pay the exact amount on your selected payment method. Take note of this Reference Number. Write it down or take a screenshot or photo of this because this will be used when paying your NBI Clearance in your NBI Online Clearance payment method. After your payment method done you can check the status of your NBI Clearance transaction. The Paid indicates that you’ve successfully pay your transaction and pending for not yet paid.

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Please note that printing of your NBI Clearance Application form is NOT REQUIRED. You don’t have to do this.

You can just save your application form as PDF or you can just take a screenshot of the NBI Clearance Application Form where the NBI Clearance Reference Number is visible. You’re almost done with your NBI Online Clearance Application. The next step to do is wait for your appointment schedule date and time for personal appearance to process your NBI Online Clearance.

Don’t forget to bring TWO (2) Valid IDs as a requirements for your application. If you fail to bring at least two valid ID’s, your NBI Clearance Application will be pending. Also, don’t forget your receipt from your NBI Clearance Fee payment method and you also need to bring your NBI Clearance Reference Number take note of it this is very important.


NBI Clearance Application Processing Personal Appearance

  1. Go to the NBI Clearance branch on your appointment schedule. Bring two valid IDs.
  2. Proceed to the Biometric and Image Capture area. Present your reference number.
  3. Have your photo, fingerprint, and digital signature.
  4. The NBI Clearance OIC in-charge will show you your information from a computer screen. Review all the details thoroughly, making sure everything is correct.
  5. Proceed to the Printing area. Wait for your NBI Clearance to be printed and issued to you.

If you have a hit (which means you have a namesake with a criminal record), the NBI Clearance OIC in-charge will tell you to come back on a certain date.


How to Renew NBI Clearance

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To renew your NBI Clearance Online, you only need your NBI Clearance ID Number.

If you don’t have the number or lost your previous clearance, you can’t renew it. You’ll have to re-apply as a new applicant for your NBI Clearance.

You have two options when renewing your clearance: the Quick Renewal service thru courier service and the regular renewal process you need to pick up your NBI Clearance at your selected branch of appointment.


NBI Clearance Quick Renewal

  1. Visit the NBI Clearance Online Services website.
  2. NBI Clearance Online eServices section, click the NBI Clearance Quick Renewal button.
  3. Input your NBI ID No. (as shown above image NBI Clearance ID Number). Click the Verify button.
  4. Fill out the Quick Renewal Delivery form.
  5. Click the Next button.
  6. Indicate your Birth Date.
  7. Select a payment option.
  8. A Reminder box will appear. Read the instructions and click the Next button.
  9. Most important to take note of the reference number. Click the Proceed button.
  10. Go to the nearest branch of your chosen payment method.
  11. Pay for the NBI Clearance fee using your reference number.
  12. Final step wait to delivery your new NBI Clearance. Depending on your area you’ll receive the document up to five days after the payment date.

Regular NBI Clearance Renewal

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If you’ve already sign up for an NBI Clearance online account, skip this step and proceed to setting up an NBI Clearance online appointment schedule.

  1. Visit the NBI Clearance Online Services website.
  2. On the Register box, tick the “Yes” Do you have an old NBI clearance?
  3. Fill out the NBI Clearance Online Account Registration form.
  4. Enter your old NBI Clearance ID Number. Once finished, click the Proceed button.
  5. Complete the information provided. Tick the box next to “I accept terms of service.” Read the Terms of Service and click the Agree button.
  6. Click the Sign Up button.
  7. Sign in, enter your email address and password to log in to your online account. Click the Sign In button.
  8. Review your information on the Application page. Once done, click the Apply for Clearance button.
  9. On the Confirmation box, enter the type of valid ID you’ll present for your NBI clearance application.
  10. Click the I Agree button.

NBI Clearance Online Appointment for Regular Renewal

Set a appointment schedule for your personal appearance at your preferred NBI branch. Choose NBI branch from the drop-down menu. Then choose the date and time there are two option AM or PM.


NBI Clearance Payment Method for Regular Renewal

  1. Choose your convenient payment option.
  2. The Payment box will show a reference number and the total amount to be paid. Take note for the reference number and click the Accept button.
  3. Go to the nearest branch of the payment option you selected and pay for the NBI Clearance fee using your reference number.
  4. To check the status of your payment, sign in to your NBI Clearance online account and click the Transactions button at the left menu. The status show “Paid” if the payment was successfully paid and “Pending” if not yet paid.

NBI Clearance Application Processing for Regular Renewal

  1. Go to the NBI Clearance branch on your appointment schedule. Don’t forget to Bring your two valid IDs.
  2. Proceed to the Biometric and Image Capture area. Present your reference number.
  3. Have your photo, fingerprint, and digital signature taken.
  4. The NBI Clearance OIC in-charge will show you your information from a computer screen. Carefully review all the details, make sure everything is correct.
  5. Proceed to the Printing area. Wait for your NBI Clearance to be printed and issued to you.

Final Thoughts

Getting NBI Clearance online application and renewal seem to be more easy and hassle free by just following this simple step no more long queue of waiting. The important key is to complete all your NBI Clearance Requirements, thoroughly check the information you provide, choosing the convenient payment method, set the date for your appointment and your done. You will just wait for your appointment schedule.

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Written by JP Abas

I've been working in the ship for almost 7 years as engine rating. Life in the ship is boring. You do work, eat and sleep that's the cycle of my life working as a seafarer. Blogging is my alternative job as a seafarer. I spent my vacant time in writing blog guides and tutorials. - JP Abas

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