How to Apply for Government-issued IDs

I found this super helpful article in Rappler that I think will help this year’s high school and college graduates secure their government IDs and other documents that are required when applying for a job.  When I was a fresh graduate myself, I dreaded making trips to government offices because of the long lines andContinue reading “How to Apply for Government-issued IDs”

Can I Get a TIN from BIR Even If I am Unemployed?

A Tax Identification Number (TIN) is assigned to an individual who will soon be paying taxes, either as an employed or self-employed income-earner.  However, a lot of people are wondering if, as an unemployed individual, they too could apply for their TIN. The answer is yes. Under Executive Order 98 (E.O. 98), persons transacting withContinue reading “Can I Get a TIN from BIR Even If I am Unemployed?”

What To Do When Your Name Gets a “Hit” at the NBI

Apart from your PSA birth certificate, another common application requirement by both government and private establishments is your NBI clearance.  This can be used as: proof of identity; a supporting document when making changes in legal documents; a requirement for local or overseas employment. Every Filipino will, at some point, have to secure a clearanceContinue reading “What To Do When Your Name Gets a “Hit” at the NBI”

Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID

It has been more than a year since we featured House Bill No. 5060 or the Philippine Identification System Act.  This is the bill that will require all Filipinos to be issued a national identification card that will serve as their main identification for all government transactions, claims, use of government-mandated benefits, and applying forContinue reading “Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID”

NBI Clearance Application is now Online!

May mas gaganda pa ba sa balitang ito? Ilang ulit ka na bang nagtangkang pumunta sa NBI office para kumuha o magpa-renew ng iyong clearance? Kailangan mong gumising ng napaka aga at pumila sa NBI office bago pa man sumikat ang araw. Hindi na ngayon dahil ang application for NBI Clearance ay pwede nang gawinContinue reading “NBI Clearance Application is now Online!”