How Much Is an NBI Clearance Fee?

If you need an NBI clearance, you don’t have to schedule an appointment. All applicants are accepted without appointments. However, before going to the appointment, you must register on the official NBI clearance website. This rule has been in place since January 2017, and it applies to all NBI branches.

Now, you need to pay the appropriate fees for your NBI clearance, which vary depending on your purpose. Here’s a table with the fees for different purposes:

NBI Clearance Application Fees Details

NBI Clearance Application NamesNBI Fees For the Applications
Travel Abroad, Africa, Asia, North America, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Hongkong, Self Deportation, Immigration Requirement, Libya, Micronesia, Middle East, New Zealand, Saipan, Singapore, South America, Taiwan, USA, Passport Renewal, For Deportation, Visa Australia, Canada, China, New Zealand, Visa Seaman, Seawoman, USAP 155
Naturalization, Cancellation of Alien Certificate Of Registration (ACR) , RepatriationP 155
Local Employment, Change of Gender, Custom’s Pass ID, Student Visa, Lateral Entry, Seaman, Seawoman’s Book, For Probation, Correction of Birthdate, Enlistment AFP, For Promotion, Enlistment PNP, ID Purposes, BID, CA, LTO, NSO, PNP, SSS, DND, DOT , Marriage and Other RequirementP 155
Business Requirement , Adoption NFA, POEA, PRA, SEC , NTC, ACR Requirement,Change of Name, Permit to Carry Firearms, Firearms License, Special Investor’s Residence VisaP 155
  • For local employment, travel within the Philippines, and other purposes, the fee is PHP 130.00.
  • For Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and those needing clearance for seaman VISA purposes, the fee is also PHP 130.00.

Please note that these fees do not include additional charges from e-payment service providers, which can be between PHP 20.00 and PHP 40.00. So, the total amount you need to pay can range from PHP 150.00 to PHP 170.00.

NBI Renewal Price


₱330 (processing fee) + ₱200 (express delivery fee) + ₱25 (online payment service fee) = ₱355 in total.

Can I Pay Nbi Clearance Using Gcash

Yes, you can pay for your NBI clearance using Gcash. Just add money to your Gcash account and make the payment.

How To Pay NBI Clearance Using Paymaya

paymaya is best option for make payment in NBI but to make payment through Paymaya you must follow below steps.

1. Open and Login to PayMaya app.
2. Then Go to the “Pay Bills” and select “NBI” from biller list.
3. Enter your “NBI Reference Number” (in the account number field) and the amount to be paid.
4. Check your details and confirm your payment details like amount and your name etc, then only click on “Pay” button.

Where You Can Pay Your NBI Clearance Fee?

If you want to know the where it is then follow the below steps and get the details on it.

  • Bank Over Counter – At banks like BDO, Land Bank, Chinabank, and more.
  • ECPay – At ECPay partners like Petron Corporation, Expresspay Inc., and RD Pawnshop.
  • Online Bank – Through internet banking services with partners like UnionBank EON and BPI Express Online.
  • MultiPay – If you have a MultiPay account, you can load it via MultiPay Payment outlets.
  • Mobile Payment – For those with GCash accounts.
  • Bayad Center – At Bayad Center branches or online payment gateway.

What You Need to Bring to the NBI Clearance Office

When you visit the branch of the NBI for your clearance then you must need to carry certain things with you. So below I am sharing the list of the documents so that you can understand and carry with you. Just move forward and look at the valid documents.

  1. Two original and valid IDs (photocopies are not accepted). Acceptable IDs include a Philippine passport, Voter’s ID card, Driver’s License, PRC License, SSS ID, GSIS, UMID, Postal ID, School ID, TIN ID, Philhealth ID, Authenticated Birth Certificate, and a previous NBI clearance.
  2. Wear formal clothing; avoid casual attire as it may lead to entry denial, even though this policy is not officially stated.

It’s crucial to wear appropriate attire when visiting NBI Clearance Branches. While there’s no official dress code policy, some branches can be quite strict. Everyday casual clothing that you usually wear may not be allowed. To avoid potential entry denial and wasting your time, it’s best to dress conservatively.

You can get to know the proper clothing list from the below lines.

Proper Clothes For Males And Females

For Males:

  • On the upper body, you have to wear T-Shirts and Polo shirts. The shirts should be well ironed and washed.
  • On the lower body, you have to wear pants that should be well ironed and washed. Please avoid jeans.
  • Now, on the foot, you have to wear shoes which are closed. It doesn’t matter it is of rubber or leather.

For Females:

  • You have to wear a full-sleeved top or a blouse. The top shud have the Turtleneck and the close with the sweater.
  • Make sure that if you were the short dress then it should not be short the 1 inch above the knee.
  • The length of the skirts should not be shorter than 1 inch which is above the knee.
  • Now you can war the top which is C and the shirt dress which is worn with the pants.
  • The color of the skirts should be Black, Gray, Brown, Nude and only the hosiery is recommended.

Note: Whenever a female person wears a skirt above her knee, hosiery is recommended. Additionally, the color of the hosiery must be office-appropriate, such as black, gray, brown, or nude. Men should refrain from wearing shorts or tank tops. These types of clothing are generally considered inappropriate, especially when dealing with government agencies.