A Valid Identification Card (Valid ID) or Government ID is very essential to our existence. As long as you live in this country it is very important to have and keep an ID card. Aside from your NSO Birth Certificate, a valid ID or government ID is a proof of your citizenship. Many industries and institutions need a quick identification and verification of it’s members, for this reason ID’s were created.
Some ID’s are only applicable to one institution but other’s can be used to identify you as a citizen of the Philippines. That’s what we call a “VALID ID” or “GOVERNMENT ID”.
Some transactions like sending money to your relatives far away or even abroad needs your valid ID to proceed. Going abroad needs a valid ID (Passport), driving in the public roads needs ID (Driver’s license), opening a bank account needs valid ID’s, and many more.
If you want smooth and easy transactions, you should have at least 2 of this list of Valid ID’s in the Philippines.
Complete List of Valid ID’s in the Philippines 2016
|No.||ID Name||Government Agency|
|1.||Philippine Passport||Department of Foregn Affairs (DFA)|
|2.||Driver’s License||Land Transportation Office (LTO)|
|3.||SSS Card||Social Security System (SSS)|
|4.||GSIS Card||Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)|
|6.||Voter’s ID||Commission on Election (COMELEC)|
|7.||Postal ID||Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)|
|8.||TIN ID||Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)|
|9.||PRC ID||Professional Regulations Commission|
|10.||NBI Clearance||National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)|
|11.||Police Clearance||Philippine National Police (PNP)|
|12.||Barangay Certification||Barangay Hall|
|13.||Seaman’s Book||Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)|
|14.||Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) or Immigrant Certification of Registration||Bureau of Immigration|
|15.||OFW ID||Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)|
|16.||OWWA ID||Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)|
|17.||Diplomat ID||Philippine Embassy|
|18.||POEA Card||Philippine Overseas Employment Association (POEA)|
|19.||Consular ID||Philippine Embassy|
|20.||DSWD Certification||Department of Social Welfare and Development|
|21.||PRA Special Resident Retiree Visa||Philippine Retirement Authority|
|22.||NCWDP Certification||National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons|
|23.||PNP Firearms and Explosives Office||Firearms License|
|24.||PLRA ID||Philippine Leisure and Retirement Authority|
|25.||OSCA / Senior Citizen’s Card||Office of Senior Citizen’s Affairs|
|26.||BIR Taxpayer’s ID||Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)|
|27.||NSO Birth Certificate||National Statistics Office|
|28.||Marriage Contract||National Statistics Office|
|29.||Community Tax Certificate||Barangay Hall|
|30.||Student’s ID||School Registrar’s Office|
|31.||UMID Card||Single ID Card of all SSS, GSIS, Philhealth and PAG-IBIG Members|
That was the complete list of Valid ID’s in the Philippines. Share to your friends that needs this information.