List of Valid ID’s in the Philippines

Valid ID is used in different government services like getting an NBI Clearance, Police Clearance, NSO Birth Certificate, opening a bank account, passport application, taking a Civil Service Exam, and the list goes on. It is also a requirement to get another valid ID like a passport.

Having a valid form of identification is important for many different reasons. If you don’t have one, be sure to get one as soon as possible so that you can enjoy all of the benefits that come along with it. Most institutions require a primary and a secondary valid ID. In this article, we will give you a list of valid government-issued IDs.

If you are curious about what are valid IDs in the Philippines, we’ve got you covered. Refer to the list below.

List of Valid IDs in the Philippines (Primary)

  • Philippine Passport – Department of Foreign Affairs
  • SSS Card – Social Security System
  • GSIS eCard – Government Services and Insurance Corporation
  • PRC ID – Professional Regulation Commission
  • Diplomat ID – Philippine Embassy
  • IBP ID – Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • OWWA ID – Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
  • Senior Citizen ID – Office of the Senior Citizen
  • GOCC and Government Office ID – Government Agencies (PNP ID, AFP ID, DENR ID, DepED ID, etc.)
  • OFW ID – Department of Labor and Employment
  • Digitized Postal ID – Philippine Postal Corporation
  • Voter’s ID – Commission on Election
  • Driver’s License – Land Transportation Office (student, non-professional, and professional)

Secondary valid IDs :

  • GSIS ID – issued by the Government Services and Insurance Corporation (GSIS)
  • Police Clearance
  • Barangay Clearance
  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)
  • IBP ID – issued by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Diplomat ID – issued by the Philippine Embassy
  • GOCC and Government Office ID – issued by a branch or agency of the government
  • Alien Certification of Registration
  • Seaman’s Book – issued by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)
  • Company ID – issued by duly-registered private institutions