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Valid IDs for authentication

Acceptable Identification Cards:

  1. Valid digitized government-issued IDs bearing applicant’s signature:
    • Philippine Passport
    • Social Security System (SSS) Card
    • Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Card
    • Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card
    • Land Transportation Office (LTO) Driver’s License. Student Permit may be
      accepted if in card format
    • Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID
    • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) E-Card
    • Philippine National Police (PNP) Permit to Carry Firearms Outside Residence
    • Airman License (issued August 2016 onwards)
    • Philippine Postal ID (issued November 2016 onwards)
    • Seafarer’s Record Book


    • For applicants based overseas, they may use their host government issued
      IDs (example: Foreign Passport, Residence Card)
  2. Valid nondigitized government-issued IDs:
    • Senior Citizen
    • PWD
    • Solo Parent
    • COMELEC Voter’s ID / Certification
  3. For students:
    • School ID (valid for the duration of his/her studies up to 1 year upon
Reminder: All IDs presented should be readable, untampered, and contains consistent information with the documents presented upon application.
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