How To Get PNP National Police Clearance

Whether you’re seeking a job or taking a civil service exam, police clearance is requested as one of the requirements to prove that you don’t have a criminal record. You can also use it to register a firearm or acquire other documents from the government. So if you’re wondering how to get police clearance, keep on reading.

What are the requirements to get a Police Clearance?

The police clearance is only valid for 6 months, and you need to present 2 valid IDs and pay a P150.00 fee. However, if you only have 1 valid ID, bring your Certified True Copy of Birth Certificate with the original official receipt.

You may want to read:
How to Get a Barangay Clearance in the Philippines
How to Apply for an NBI Clearance Online

List of valid IDs:

  • Alien Certificate of Registration
  • Birth Certificate
  • IBP ID
  • LTO Driver’s License
  • OFW ID
  • PNP ID
  • PRC License
  • Passport
  • Philhealth ID
  • Postal ID
  • School ID with Registration Form
  • Senior Citizen’s ID
  • TIN ID
  • Voter’s ID
  • National ID

How to get a Police Clearance?

To get a police clearance, follow the steps below.

  1. Go to to register

For first-time applicants, you should register with the National Police clearance website.

  • To do so, click Register on the home page.
  • Change the language based on your preference.
  • Read all the reminders, check the boxes to ensure you have understood the conditions, and click Agree.
  1. Log in and complete your account profile

Afterward, you have to fill out the New Applicant Registration form to create an account.

Also, make sure to provide a valid and active email address as you’ll use it to log in to your account.

  • Once you’re in, click Edit Profile.
  • Fill out all the necessary information.
  • Check the boxes “Please check if you are a PWD” and “Please check if you are a First Time Job Seeker (RA 11261 – First Time Job Seeker Assistance Act)” if applicable.
  • Double-check the information you have provided and click Save Profile.
  1. Click Clearance Application

Once you’ve completed your profile, click Clearance Application so you can proceed with booking an appointment.

  1. Set an Appointment at your preferred station
  • On the appointment page, choose your Purpose and Select Police Station on the provided options for the location.
  • Select a date and choose whether to book an AM or PM appointment and click Next.
  1. Pay using a preferred payment method

The fee of getting a police clearance is P150.00 and comes with varying transaction fees depending on the chosen payment option.

On the other hand, first-time job seekers don’t need to pay the fee, and they only have to show a barangay certificate as proof.

Furthermore, police stations are not accepting over-the-counter payments, so make sure to pay online to secure the appointment.

  • Click LandBank of the Phils, and it will indicate the P150.00 fee for acquiring the police clearance and click Next.
  • Read the reminders and click Save Appointment.
  • Select Click here to Pay for more options.
  • On the payment page of LandBank, click Payment Option.
  • Select your preferred payment method, check the Terms and Conditions, and click Submit.
  1. Proceed to station on schedule and bring 2 valid IDs

If you’re not a first-time job seeker, you have to show the official receipt and reference number of your payment for the police clearance fee to enter the station.

In addition, bring 2 valid and not expired IDs as you will need them for the requirements.

  • Head to the documentation area to take your photo, fingerprints, and electronic signature.
  • Wait for your application to be verified and get your police clearance on the same day.