If you’re planning to apply for a job, start a business or secure government-issued IDs, chances are you will need to get an NBI Clearance. And since many request this document daily for varying purposes, the process is more convenient as you can now pay NBI Clearance using GCash.
Read on as we share an in-depth guide on how to pay NBI Clearance using GCash for a hassle-free payment method!
How to Pay NBI Clearance Using GCash
Whether you’re a first-time job seeker or renewing your NBI Clearance online, follow the steps below on how to pay NBI Clearance using GCash:
1. Get an NBI Clearance Reference Number.
First, you should complete the NBI Clearance online application form through this link for renewal. But if you’re a first-time job seeker, go to this link for the NBI Clearance online registration and application. Then, choose GCash as the payment method to get a reference number for your transaction.
2. Log in to your GCash account.
Launch the GCash app and log in to your account. Ensure that you also have sufficient funds in your GCash wallet to proceed.
3. Click Pay Bills.
Once you’re login, click the Pay Bills button on the main dashboard.
4. Select Government and then NBI as the biller.
Next, select Government under the Biller Categories option. Then, scroll down or look for NBI on the search bar.
5. Fill out the required details.
On the payment page, fill out the required details, including Reference Number, Contact Number, Amount, and Email Address (optional), and click Next.
6. Double-check the transaction details and confirm the payment.
Double-check the transaction details before hitting the Confirm button. Then, a confirmation screen will appear indicating payment received for NBI. You’ll also receive a confirmation via email if you provided one.
How to check the status of your NBI Clearance Appointment Schedule
The payment for NBI Clearance will be posted within 24 hours. So you can check if your NBI clearance has a Paid Status in the given period. But if not, report it to GCash immediately for assistance. And to check the status of your NBI Clearance appointment schedule, follow the steps below:
- Visit the NBI Clearance website, where you performed the online application.
- Log in to your account using your username and password.
- Select Transactions on the upper left of the dashboard.
- Then, a Transactions page will appear with the details of your appointment. You’ll see that you have a Paid Status once you’ve settled the payment for NBI Clearance using GCash.
On the other hand, if you still have a Pending Status and the Payment Date is blank, it means you haven’t paid for your NBI Clearance, or the payment wasn’t posted yet.
How much is the payment for NBI Clearance?
As of writing, the NBI Clearance fee is P130.
Is there a service fee when I pay NBI Clearance using GCash?
Yes, there is! GCash charges P25 for the service fee. So you should have P155 in your GCash wallet to pay the NBI Clearance. You can also provide an email address if you prefer to receive a confirmation or electronic receipt. But note that there is an additional service charge of P40.
How long is NBI Clearance valid?
The NBI Clearance is valid for 6 months up to 1 year from the date of issuance. This ensures that you have an updated NBI record if you were involved in any criminal activity in the said period. Thus, you should request a renewal online once your NBI Clearance expires.