For people who do not have the luxury of time to stand in long lines for application, these easy steps are for you! You no longer have to worry about waking up so early just to be at the start of the long application lines, because you can transact with NBI thru online now! Also, walk-ins are now strictly prohibited so, you better master this! Unlike before, you can apply for your clearance comfortably at home, given that you have a stable internet connection. Also, you only need to prepare two (2) valid IDs, QR code, reference number and of course a certain fee which you can pay through Globe Payment Centers of GCash. It was April 1 this year, when this huge step to innovation was implemented all throughout the country. This improvement in NBI’s services is not only a big game changer, but also brought about a big convenience to its customers, especially for those with hectic and tight schedules!
To know more about the detailed process, please see below instructions on how to get and apply for your NBI clearance online!
- First, you need to have a reference number so you can proceed to your application. This reference number would be coming from your receipt upon payment at Globe Payment Centers or through GCash. If you know how to pay through GCash, it would be a lot easier. All you need to do is key in <Amount> space MPIN and send to 28829175638053. Upon payment, you will receive a text message containing your reference number. Do not delete this text (it will also be best if your write it down on a piece of paper so it won’t get lost or forgotten). Remember that you need this reference number to claim your clearance.
- Secondly, you have to access the NBI Online Application portal. You can key in the date of registration is you paid through Globe Payment Centers, or you can use your mobile number and reference number if you paid through GCash. Upon accessing the portal, just fill in the required fields, and be honest as you can be. Do not falsify and tamper any vital information about you. While doing the application, a captcha will appear to validate if you are human or not (since there are many automated applications nowadays), and all you need is type in the required keys.
- After doing all that, a QR code will be generated if you have successfully accomplished the application. You need to print that QR code.
- With your QR code, reference number, and two valid IDs, proceed to the nearest NBI office, and have your biometrics and photo capture there. You need not to fall in long lines anymore because there are many staff in every offices, and your transaction only requires about 10 minutes of your time (if you do not have any criminal records and activities). After biometrics and photo capture, just wait for your clearance to be signed and printed.
That’s the simplified and hassle-free NBI clearance application! Let’s spread the word to all of our family and friends! Way to go, Philippines!