Here in this post, we will show you how to apply NBI clearance for foreigners in the Philippines. We hope it will Useful to foreigners, who want to apply for NBI Clearance in the Philippines.

The NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) clearance for foreigners in the Philippines may also be declared.

NBI Clearance is the basic necessities for the entrance who needs to transact related by the following.

  • 13a immigrant visa Renewal issued to foreigners married with a Filipino.
  • Application for Resident visa in the Philippines.
  • Application for Immigration/citizenship in a different country after residing in the Philippines for at least 6 months.

NBI clearance for foreigners has the same purpose: to show that the candidate is in a good position and never acted any crime while in the Philippines.

If you need to know about how to get NBI clearance for foreigners in the Philippines, so please follow this simple step-by-step guide.

How to Get NBI Clearance in the Philippines if You’re a Foreigner

STEP 1: NBI Clearance For Foreigners Online Registration

The NBI Clearance For Foreigners process is about the same whether you are applying as a Filipino citizen or a foreigner.

NBI Clearance For Foreigners step 1

➽ First of all, Go to the NBI Clearance Online Services official website at and complete the NBI Clearance registration form for first-time candidates.

➽ If you have registered already NBI Clearance account, then you can simply sign in with your e-mail address and password.

STEP 2: Online Appointment 

➽ Next, Fill out the “Applicant Information” NBI Clearance form. Give all the personal information asked such as your birthplace and address after that please click on the “Save Information” button.

NBI Clearance For Foreigners step 2

➽ After saving the information you can click the “Apply for Clearance” button, The Apply for Clearance button is located on the top with the screen if you’re by using a mobile it is in the upper right corner from the page for laptop or desktop users.

NBI Clearance For Foreigners step 3

➽ After clicking the “APPLY FOR CLEARANCE” button, a new pop up window will appear and ask for the valid ID/s to present in the appointment day.

Foreigners acceptable IDs are the following:

  • Passport.
  • ACR I-Card or Alien Certificate of Registration.

➽ Next click on the “I Agree” button, then you will be taken to a page where you can select the time and date available to you from Monday to Friday and NBI Clearance branch where you will file the application.

➽ But for the foreigners in the National Capital Region (NCR) candidates, the available NBI branch you can apply is ONLY in the NBI Main Clearance Center Located at U.N. Avenue Ermita, Manila.

➽ For those outside National Capital Region, you can apply at the NBI branch at your particular areas but require a longer waiting time (10-15 days) because of the requirement to mail your application to the Manila office.

➽ The NBI Clearance website doesn’t give this important part of information so you should keep it in mind when securing an appointment.

NBI Clearance For Foreigners step 4

➽ For the NBI Clearance payment section, you can see on the right side of the page which you can select your preferred payment method. NBI Clearance Payment can be done online or through the bank over the counter.

➽ The NBI Clearance Multi-purpose payment is PHP 130.00 + System fee cost PHP 25.00 = PHP 155.00

STEP 3: Appearance on the Appointment date.

➽ On the NBI Clearance appointment day, go to the NBI Clearance Office located at U.N Avenue, Manila, Ermita, right across the Manila Doctors Hospital.

➽ When you go to the NBI Clearance Office you must wear proper clothes and don’t wear shorts and slippers it will not be allowed. For Guide CLICK HERE

➽ Don’t forget to take the following documents:

  • Your passport Original and photocopy  (bio page up to the visa implementation page)
  • Your passport Original and photocopy, your ACR I-Card or Alien Certificate of Registration (front and back).
  • Official Receipt.
  • Print-out of the application.

➽ There’s no requirement to bring passport-sized pictures since your image will be taken during encoding.

➽ Next, you can go to the Alien Registration Office on the 2nd floor where you will fill out the Alien Registration Form No. 5.

➽ After that Submit the Alien Registration Form No. 5 and then move to the next station for the biometrics (picture taking, electronic fingerprints and digitized signature).

Next, go to the last station where you will give your documentary elements and give your manual fingerprints and signature.

➽ The NBI Clearance staff will write or stamp the claim date at the back of your receipt.

Step 4: Claim your NBI Clearance

➽ For the Filipino people who can require their NBI clearance specifically the same day, but for the NBI Clearance for foreigners must wait at least 3 to 5 days to give their NBI clearance.

➽ The Date to claim the NBI Clearance is indicated at the back of your NBI Clearance Fee slip and return to the NBI Clearance office to claim the NBI Clearance.

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