How to Apply for NBI Online Appointment 2022[Updated]

NBI Online Appointment – If you’re in the Philippines and need to get your NBI clearance, then you’ll want to know how to apply for NBI online appointment. This article will show you how easy it is to do so! Plus, we’ll give you some tips on what to bring with you to your appointment. Keep reading for all the details.

Requirements for applying for NBI Online Appointment

Please note that when your schedule an appointment with the NBI online appointment system, you need to prepare the followings:

1. Two valid government-issued IDs:


Philippine National ID Card/PhilSys ID

People’s Republic of China Identity Card

Alien Certificate of Registration

Senior Citizen ID Card

OFW ID card

National ID card

Senior Citizen ID Card

Vote’s ID

PWD ID card

PSA birth certificate

Driving license


PhilHealth ID

single parent id

Tax ID

Postal ID

Certificate from the local civil registrar

company ID of government employee

Police clearance

Solo parent ID

Warning: Note that you can submit any two of the above valid ID certification documents will be OK. But A valid ID card needs to meet the following requirements or you will be refused to apply for NBI online appointment or service. The valid IDs you submit must be the original. Make sure your certification is readable and has no major damage on it. The photo on the ID must be clearly visible and belong to the applicant. Last please check the valid ID is within the validity period.

2. Barangay Certification for the first-time job seekers

First-time job seekers are eligible for a free NBI Clearance under the First Time JobSeekers Assistance Act. You can show your Barangay Certification to prove that you are a first-time job seeker and have lived in the place of residence for a minimum of 6 months. In addition, Barangay Certification should also be accompanied by an oath of commitment.

How do you go about the NBI Online Appointment?

Scheduling your NBI Clearance Appointment is a step-by-step guide that you need to follow if you are to be successful. Before you begin the process, ensure that you have an active NBI Clearance online account. If this isn’t the case, you can always refer to our guide on the ‘NBI Clearance Online Registration’.

The process is relatively simple, but if you incur any problems along the way, feel free to let us know in the comment section below and we will be more than delighted to get back to you ASAP!

4 Easy Steps to Schedule NBI Online Appointment

  1. Logging in to your NBI Online account
  2. Applying for clearance
  3. Selecting the preferred method of payment
  4. Visiting the NBI Branch

Step 1: NBI Online Account

The first step entails going to the NBI Clearance official website and logging in to your account. Click on this link or Google search online appointment.

Enter your email address and password. The site will then redirect you to your account’s main dashboard. Here, the NBI Clearance Online Application Form is displayed.

If it has been a while since you logged in to your account, and in the event, you forgot your password, don’t panic. There is a ‘forgot Password’ button below when logging in. This feature helps you regain access to your account even if you don’t have the password. Enter your active email address and a reset link will be sent to your email. You will also be assigned a new password for your account. You can change it any time once you are logged in.

If you forgot the email address that you used to sign up, then your account is as good as gone. You will need to create a new NBI Clearance online account.

If it is your first time creating and logging into the account, there is a personal information application form that you will need to fill. The form contains details such as your name, nickname, place of birth, date of birth, mobile number, parents’ names, occupation and religion among other questions. You can now proceed to the next step after filling all these.

Note that if it isn’t your first time logging in, you will not go through the above step. You already underwent it when you were signing in to your account for the first time, remember?

Step 2: Applying for clearance

The next step is to click on the ‘APPLY FOR CLEARANCE’ button. Doing so will take you to the page where you will schedule your online appointment. This page consists of three sections.

The first page is where you choose the NBI Clearance Branch, date, and time that you want to process the NBI Clearance. Choose a date and time most convenient for you, amidst your busy schedule. It is also recommended to go for the NBI branch nearest to you, for obvious reasons.

The second page contains a summary of your schedule. This page displays a summary of the information you keyed on the first page. In addition, the page will show you the pending amount to be paid. This is normally P155 broken down into P130 for the NBI Clearance fee and P25 for the E-Service Fee.

The third and last page showcases payment options for your pending fees. You have five options. You are free to choose any, which is most fit for you.

  • 7-Eleven
  • ECPay
  • Bayad Center
  • Online Banking
  • Bank Over the Counter Payment
  • Pay Center Mobile App
  • Payment Center Outlets

Step 3: Payment for the Process

After you select your method of payment, an NBI Clearance Reference Number appears. Note this number down as it is important. You will use it when paying for your fees. Your NBI Online Appointment will remain pending until you pay the clearance pus E-Service fee. The reference number will also be applicable during the processing of your NBI Clearance when you visit the NBI Branch on the date of appointment.

Check out our article on ‘How to Pay for NBI Clearance Via 7-Eleven.’

Step 4: Visiting the NBI Branch

There you have it! You have successfully scheduled your NBI appointment online. The next step is to visit the NBI branch on the date and time of the day of the appointment. Remember to carry along with you two valid IDs and the NBI Reference Number.


1. Can I go to NBI without an appointment directly?

The answer is negative. Anyone must apply NBI online appointment in advance and register the information successfully. NBI will not accept any person unapplied unless you have applied from abroad. NBI also cannot process your application through an authorized representative. Because they need your latest photo and biometric information in their database.

2. What if I miss my NBI appointment?

It depends on whether you have already paid or not. If you already applied NBI online appointment but don’t pay, the appointment will be canceled automatically.

If you have paid for the NBI online appointment, you can process your application from the NBI clearance branch you selected in the appointment within 15 days from the date of your original appointment. Otherwise, your application and payment will be automatically forfeited.

3. Can I reschedule my NBI clearance appointment?

No. You cannot change the appointment date if you have already paid for NBI online appointment. But you can reschedule another NBI online appointment and pay for it.

4. Does NBI appointment expire?

Your NBI validity period is 6 months up to 12 months from issue.

5. Can I go to NBI earlier than my appointment date?

NO. You must go to the NBI branch to apply within the date of your appointment.

6. Can I cancel my NBI online appointment?

If you apply NBI online appointment successfully but no payment is made, it will be automatically canceled. But you have already paid for the NBI online appointment, you cannot cancel it.

7. Can I refund my NBI clearance appointment?

You cannot get a refund from NBI online appointment. But you can try to contact the NBI clearance office to negotiate if it is to be refunded. You can call 09179999421 or 09204129999.

In Summary

Here’s a summary of how to go about the entire process.

  1. Log in to your NBI online account. If you don’t have one, sign up. There is a ‘FORGOT PASSWORD’ button for resetting your password in case you forgot your current one.
  2. Click on the ‘APPLY FOR CLEARANCE’ button in order to begin scheduling for your online appointment.
  3. Choose a date, time and NBI Clearance Branch that is most convenient for you.
  4. Select a payment option for settling the NBI Clearance plus E-Service Fees.


We hope our article on Scheduling for your NBI Online Appointment has shed some insight on you. The process is way similar to that of the NBI Renewal Process. We concentrated more on the part of scheduling for your online appointment. You can also visit our article on ‘NBI Renewal Process’ to see how that goes.

If we have missed out on anything, or you feel that we got something wrong, don’t hesitate to let us know. Meanwhile, you can schedule for your next NBI Online Appointment at the comfort of your home!