NBI CLEARANCE FOR FOREIGNERS ONLINE
Yes, The NBI clearance for foreigners within the Philippines may also be issued.
NBI Clearance is the primary requirements for the immigration who wants to transact related by the following.
- Resident visa Application in the Philippines.
- 13a immigrant visa Renewal issued to foreigners who married to Filipino.
- Immigration/citizenship overseas Application after living inside the Philippines for about half a year.
Why did foreigners need to get an NBI clearance? Actually, foreigners need to have an NBI Clearance showing that this applicant is with good standing and not committed any crime while inside the Philippines.
I have a tutorial on how to get an NBI clearance for foreigners inside the Philippines, follow this step-by-step guide.
Step1: NBI CLEARANCE FOR FOREIGNERS ONLINE REGISTRATION.
Applying the NBI Clearance for foreigners is a similar process to the Filipino citizen.
Use a computer or laptop and go to the NBI Clearance website (https://clearance.nbi.gov.ph/) and fill up and the registration.
If you already have an account registered in NBI Clearance website, you can simply log in using your email address and proceed to the next step. Here’s the step by step to NBI Clearance Online Application
Step 2: ONLINE APPOINTMENT.
Fill up the “Applicant Information” form. Fill out all box with your personal information requested. If you are done on it, click “Save Information”.
After saving the information, click on the “Apply for Clearance” The button is located on the top with the screen if you’re by using a cellphone it is in the upper right corner from the page for desktop or laptop users.
After clicking the APPLY FOR CLEARANCE, pop up will appear and ask for the valid ID/s to present in the appointment day.
Foreigners acceptable IDs are the following:
- ACR I-Card or –Alien Certificate of Registration-.
A pop-up window will appear after clicking the “I Agree” button, in this window you can select the time and date available to you from Monday to Friday and NBI Branch near to you. But for the foreigners in the (NCR) National Capital Region applicants, the available branch you can apply is ONLY in the NBI Main Clearance Center Located at U.N. Avenue Ermita, Manila.
For those Foreigners who live in the Province outside Metro Manila, you can apply your NBI Clearance in the Province where you live. The application process will be 10-15 days until you get the NBI Clearance.
Right now, the purpose of the application for the foreigner’s NBI Clearance is not the same as before. NBI Clearance for foreigners is now a Multi-purpose ID.
For the payment section, you can see on the right side of the page which you can select the payment method. NBI Clearance fee can be done online or through the bank over the counter.
The NBI Clearance Multi-purpose fee is PHP 130.00 + System fee cost PHP 25.00 a total of PHP 155.00
Note: Keep the receipt as proof of your payment.
When done on paying your NBI Clearance, Go back to your NBI Clearance Online and check your account status from Pending to Paid.
You can print the application form and provide this together with the payment receipt on the appointment date.
Step 3: APPEARANCE ON APPOINTMENT DATE.
On the appointment day, go to the NBI Clearance Main Office located at U.N Avenue, Ermita, Manila right throughout the Manila Doctors Hospital.
When you go to the NBI Clearance Office you must wear proper attire and don’t wear shorts and slippers it will not be allowed.
Don’t forget to bring the following documents:
- Original and photocopy of your passport (bio page up towards the visa implementation page).
- Original and photocopy of your respective ACR I-Card or -Alien Certificate of Registration- (front and rear).
- Print-out of the application.
- Official Receipt.
Since NBI Clearance office already has a camera to take your picture during encoding, you don’t need to bring an image passport size.
When you are in the Office of NBI Clearance, go straight to the Registration desk immediately and pill up the Alien Registration form No.5
Submit an Alien Registration form and go to the next station for the biometric, Digital signature, Fingerprints, and Picture taking.
The next step is to go to the next station to submit your required documents and you will get your manual fingerprints and signature.
At the back of your NBI Clearance receipt, the NBI staff will stamp and write the date to claim your NBI Clearance.
Step 4: CLAIMING NBI CLEARANCE FOR FOREIGNERS.
For the Filipino citizens who can claim their NBI clearance exactly the same day, but for the NBI Clearance for foreigners must wait at least six days to provide their clearance.
The Date to claim the NBI Clearance is indicated at the back of your payment slip and go back to the NBI Clearance office to claim the Clearance.
NBI Clearance Renewal for Foreigners.
If you have the Old NBI Clearance for the Foreigners and you want to renew it, just follow the guide below.
Note: The NBI Clearance for a foreigner can only be obtained at the main office of the NBI Clearance Office at the U.N Avenue, Ermita, Manila.
For the requirements of NBI Clearance for Foreigners renewal, you need to have when you need to renew your NBI Clearance as Foreigner is in the following:
- Old NBI Clearance Copy.
- Original and photocopy of the passport (bio page up on the visa implementation page).
- Original and photocopy of ACR I-Card or -Alien Certificate of Registration- (front and back).
- Print-out of your form.
- Official Receipt.