How to Apply and Secure NBI Clearance in the Philippines

A Philippines citizen secures the National Bureau of Investigation or NBI clearance for different reasons. For example, for local employment and for travelling abroad. All steps necessary to secure the NBI clearance were done in person before the Internet became available to the public. Below is the step by step instructions to secure the clearance. Please be informed that these instructions apply to locals like me. If you are a foreigner, the steps are probably slightly different from ours.

A. NBI Personal Account creation.

1. Go to NBI’s website.
2. For new Registration, click the checkbox in front of “No” for the question “Do you have an old NBI clearance?”
Note: The Yes option is applicable only on 2014-2018 NBI Clearances.

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