How to Apply New 2014 NBI Clearance Online

Applicants for National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance can now apply and fill out the complete form online, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last January 22, 2014.

According to DOJ’s press release, applicants can access the NBI Online Clearance System page through or starting January 24, 2014.

Here’s step by step guide how to apply NBI Clearance online:

  1. Go to the official website of the NBI Online Clearance System at
  2. Fill in the online application form correctly and accurately. You are encouraged to take your time filling out the application.
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    1. Select from drop-down menu the Application Type, whether NEW or RENEWAL.
    2. Enter your SSS number or TIN in Presented ID field (Example: SSS 06-1234567-1, TIN 111-222-333).
    3. Select from drop-down menu the Purpose of your application, whether LOCAL or ABROAD.
    4. In the Purpose Details field, select from drop-down menu the purpose of your NBI Clearance.
    5. In the Amount field, the price will show based upon your NBI Clearance Purpose. (See below the list of NBI Clearance Prices according to their purposes.)
    6. Fill up the following fields with your Last Name, First Name, Middle Name and Suffix if any. Make sure that whatever you’ve entered in the NBI Clearance online application form is what will be displayed in your copy of the NBI Clearance.
    7. Add your Gender in drop-down menu.
    8. Fill up the form with your Nickname, AKA or Other Name. (NOTE: If you don't have nickname or AKA or other name please put DASH "-").
    9. Choose your Civil Status through drop-down menu.
    10. Enter your Date of Birth (Month, Date, and Year) from drop-down menu.
    11. Fill up the Place of Birth field.
    12. Choose from the drop-down menu provided for your Citizenship.
    13. Click the SUBMIT button to open the remaining steps.
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    14. The next step is to fill-up the fields for Contact Details. Type your Complete Address, Contact Number and Email Address.
    15. The next area is for Family Background. Type your Spouse Name and Spouse Address.
    16. Fill-up the following fields with information about your parents. (Father’s Name and Birth Place / Mother’s Name and Birth Place)
    17. You need to enter your other information in the next following fields. (Educational Attainment, Occupation, Religion, Height, Weight, Complexion and Identifying Marks)
    18. Click the SUBMIT button once again to submit your NBI Clearance application online.
  3. Once you have completely filled out the online form, you will receive a Registration Code which looks like the image below.
    Image: Example of NBI Clearance Registration Code Online
  4. You may choose to Print Application to generate a hard copy and present the printed form of NBI Clearance and two valid IDs to the nearest designated 55 branches nationwide or at the NBI Head Office in Metro Manila for payments, photo, signature, and biometric scanning for final issuance. (See below the list of 55 branches you can visit to claim your clearance after payment and biometrics.)

List of NBI Clearance Prices according to their purposes

NBI Clearance for Abroad Purposes NBI Clearance for Local Purposes
For Deportation 115.00 ACR Requirement 415.00
Immigration Requirement 115.00 Adoption 165.00
Passport Renewal 115.00 BID Requirement 115.00
School Visa 115.00 Business Requirement 165.00
Self Deportation 115.00 CA Requirement 115.00
Travel Abroad 115.00 Cancellation of ACR 415.00
Travel Africa 115.00 Change of Gender 115.00
Travel Asia 115.00 Change of Name 165.00
Travel Australia 115.00 Correction of Birthdate 115.00
Travel Canada 115.00 DOT Requirement 115.00
Travel Central America 115.00 Enlistment AFP 115.00
Travel Diego Garcia 115.00 Enlistment PNP 115.00
Travel Dubai 115.00 Firearms License 165.00
Travel Europe 115.00 For Probation 115.00
Travel Hong Kong 115.00 For Promotion 115.00
Travel Libya 115.00 ID Purposes 115.00
Travel Micronesia 115.00 Lateral Entry 115.00
Travel Middle East 115.00 Local Employment 115.00
Travel New Zealand 115.00 LTO Requirement 115.00
Travel North America 115.00 Marriage Requirement 115.00
Travel Palau 115.00 Naturalization 415.00
Travel Papua New Guinea 115.00 NFA Requirement 165.00
Travel Qatar 115.00 NSO Requirement 115.00
Travel Saipan 115.00 NTC Requirement 165.00
Travel Singapore 115.00 Other Requirement 115.00
Travel South America 115.00 Permit to Carry Firearms 165.00
Travel Taiwan 115.00 PNP Requirement 115.00
Travel USA 115.00 POEA Requirement 165.00
VISA Australia 115.00 PRA Requirement 165.00
VISA Canada 115.00 PRC Requirement 115.00
VISA China 115.00 Repatriation 415.00
VISA New Zealand 115.00 Seman’s Book 115.00
VISA Seaman 115.00 Seawoman’s Book 115.00
VISA Seawoman 115.00 SEC Requirement 165.00
VISA USA 115.00 Special Investor Residence Visa 165.00
SSS Requirement 415.00
Student VISA 415.00

List of 55 NBI offices nationwide for payment and biometric enrollment and for the release of NBI clearance

  • NBI Clearance Center – U.N Avenue, Ermita. Manila
  • Quezon City Hall – Makatarungan St, Diliman, QC
  • Victory Shopping Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
  • Mandaluyong City Hall – Maysilo Circle, Mandaluyong City
  • Las Pinas City – Las Pinas City Hall
  • Robinson’s Place – Basement 1 Ermita, Manila
  • Robinson’s Otis – Level 2 Guanzon St., Paco, Manila
  • Robinson’s Galleria – Basement 1 Ortigas Ave., QC
  • Robinson’s Metro East – Level 4 Marcos Hi-way Pasig
  • Robinson’s Novaliches – Novaliches, QC
  • Ever Gotesco Recto – 3″‘ Flr Cinema 3 Recto Ave., Manila
  • Duty Free Fiesta Mall – Ninoy Aquino Ave., Paranaque City
  • Empire Mall – Edsa, Pasay City
  • NBI Regional Office – Aguila Road Sevilla Norte San Fernando City
  • Dagupan District Office – A. B. Fernandez West Dagupan City
  • Laoag District Office – Brgy 10 P Gomez St, Laoag City
  • NBI Regional Office – Government Center Carig Sur Tuguegarao City
  • Bayombong District Office – Capitol Compound Bayombong Nueva Vizcaya
  • lsabela District Office – National Highway Brgy Osmena Ilagan Isabela
  • NBI Regional Office – Capitol Compound City of San Fernando Pampanga
  • Bulacan District Olftce – Capitol Compound Guinhawa, City of Malolos, Bulacan
  • Cabanatuan Dislrict Office – Llanera St Old Provincial Capitol Cmpd Cabanaluan City
  • Olongapo District Office – 17 Kentucky Lane Upper Kalaklan Olongapo City
  • Tarlac District Office – Brgy Macabulos Drive San Roque Tarlac City
  • Marilao Municipal Hall – Beside PNP Station, Marilao, Bulacan
  • NBI Regional Office – Capitol Site Capitol Hills Batangas City
  • Cavite District Office – J.P. Rizal St. Kaybagal South Tagaytay City
  • Lucena District Office – NIA Compound Genes Aguilar St., Lucena City
  • Laguna District Office – Rizal Blvd Brgy. Tagapo City of Sta Rosa, Laguna
  • Montalban Rizal – Ground Flr., Municipal Hall
  • Robinson’s Cainta – Level 2 Junction Cainta, Rizal
  • Lipa City Hall – Lipa City, Batangas
  • Robinson’s Dasmarinas – Dasmarinas, Cavite
  • NBI Regional Office – Sitio Cuadro Aguas Brgy Sta Isabel, Calapan City
  • Puerto Princesa District Office – Taft St., Brgy Liwanag, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
  • NBI Regional Office – Maria Cristina St.,Naga City
  • Legazpi District Office – Quezon Avenue Legazpi City
  • NBI Regional Office – Duran St., Fort San Pedro Iloilo City
  • Bacolod District Office – Aguinaldo St. Bacolod City
  • NBI Regional Office – Escario St., Capitol Site, Cebu City
  • Dumaguete District Office – Capitol Area Daro Dumaguete City
  • Ormoc Gaisano – Gaisano Capital Mall
  • Samar District Office – Old Health Bldg., Capitol Site Catbalogan City
  • NBI Regional Office – 19 Corcuera St. Zamboanqa City
  • Dipolog District Office – Quezon Ave Sta Isabel, Dipolog City
  • Pagadian District Office – BALGU Bldg., Capitol Compound, Pagadian City
  • NBI Regional Office – Capitol Compound Cagayan de Oro City
  • lligan District Office – IBP Bldg., Badelles St. Pala-o lliqan City
  • NBI Regional Office – J.P. Laurel Avenue, Davao City
  • Tagum District Office – Door 5 Duson Apt. National Highway Visayan Village Tagum
  • NBI Regional Office – 2nd Floor South Cotabato Gymnasium Koronadal City
  • Saranggani District Office – San Pecto St. lagao, General Santos City
  • NBI Regional Office – 2nd Floor FCB Bldg., J Rosales Ave Butuan City
  • NBI Regional Office – Upper Session Road Baguio City
  • NBI Regional Office – Governor Gutierrez Avenue. Cotabato City
Note: Most of the NBI satellite offices are closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

List of valid ID's for online application

  • Voter’s ID
  • Valid passport
  • SSS ID
  • Postal ID
  • Driver’s License
  • PRC License
  • TIN ID
  • School ID
  • Philhealth ID
  • Alien Certificate of Registration
  • Senior Citizen

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