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Monday, August 29, 2016

How to get Philippine Postal ID and What are the Benefits?

Discounted fuel,lubricants for New Postal ID Holder
(How to get New Postal ID – Requirements, Fees, Procedure, Benefits)

GOOD NEWS to all new Postal ID holder! Did you know that by presenting your new postal ID from the Philippine Post Office, you can get P1.00 discount per liter in fuel and P5.00 per liter in lubricants?

Yes, this is after the PhilPost partnered with fuel company Flying V to offer discounts on fuel and lubricants by simply showing your postal ID when you gas to avail.

According to PhilPost Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos, this program is not exclusive to Flying V and invites other petroleum companies to join.

But how about those people who doesn't have a postal ID? Here's an easy way.

A new postal ID is a government issued ID that is one of the easiest and fastest to obtain according to Philippine Postal Office (Philpost) website. 

Sometimes, getting Postal ID is the last resort for some people who have no single ID at all.


Who can apply for the New Postal ID?

· Anyone can get a postal ID. There is no age requirement and even Filipino's working or residing abroad can apply.

· Foreigners who resides in the Philippines for more than (six) months can apply for postal ID.

What are the requirements? 

1. 2 copies of PID application form from philpost office 

2. 1 copy of Proof of Identity

  •  Authenticated Birth Certificate
  • GSIS or SSS UMID Card 
  • Driver’s License 
  • Passport 
  • Authenticated Marriage Certificate for married female applicant 

If the above mention Proof of Identity is not available, the applicant should present two of the following secondary identification card:
  • BIR ID 
  • Baptismal Certificate 
  • Certificate of Birth from National Commission for Indigenous People (NCIP) for Filipinos belonging to Indigenous Peoples 
  • Certificate of Birth from the National Commission for Muslim Filipinos (NCMP) for Muslim Filipinos 
  • College or Post Graduate Transcript of Records with readable dry seal 
  • Confirmation Certificate 
  • Elementary or High school Form 137 with readable dry seal for applicants who are 18 years old and below 
  • Marriage Certificate in SECPA issued by NSO for those male and female married applicant 
  • Marriage Certificate issued by LCR for those male and female married applicant 
  • Valid Alumni ID 
  • Valid Basic Postal ID 
  • Valid College, School or University ID 
  • Valid Company ID 
  • Valid Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID 
  • Valid NBI Clearance with digitized photo 
  • Valid OWWA ID 
  • Valid Pag-ibig ID 
  • Valid Philhealth ID 
  • Valid PRC ID 
  • Valid Paper-based Postal ID 
  • Valid Police Clearance with or without picture 
  • Valid Seaman’s Book 
  • Valid Senior Citizen ID 
  • Valid Tax Identification Number Card 
  • Valid Voter’s ID 
3. Proof of Address
  • Original and photocopy of Barangay Clearance 
  • Certified True Copy of Lease 
  • Certified True Copy of Titles 
  • Certified True Copy of Real Estates 
  • Tax Receipts 
  • Bank Statement 
  • Credit Card Statement 
  • School Billing Statement 
  • Utility Bill (cable, electric, internet, landline, telephone, water) 
Requirements for Foreign Residents

1. 2 copies of application form
2. Proof of Identity
a. Passport – must be valid for at least six (6) months prior to application
b. Any one (1) of the following documents relative to the stay in the Philippines valid for at least six (6) months prior to application
  • Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACRI-Card) 
  • Long Stay Visitor Visa Extension (LSVVE) 
  • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) 
  • Diplomatic Visa 
  • Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV) 

3. Proof of Address – Submit any one (1) of the following:
  • Barangay Certificate of Residency – issued within three (3) months prior to PID application
  • Certification or statement of account from hotel, transient home or any temporary residence within three (3) months prior to application 
  • Certification from hotel, transient home or any temporary residence within three (3) months prior to application 
  • Notarized, if applicable, Land, House or Condominium Lease Contract 
  • Bank statement 
  • Credit card statement 
  • School billing statement 
  • Utility bill (cable, electric, internet, landline, telephone, water) 

How to get Postal ID?

· Prepare the necessary documents  and submit at the nearest post office in your area

· Fill up the application form.

· Your documents will be checked and after this, you will be directed to go to  ID Capture Station to be photographed and fingerprinted. 

How much is the payment?

The New Postal ID is P504.00 as of 2016

What about the delivery or releasing?

10 - 15 working days for Metro Manila area
15-20 working days for areas outside Metro Manila

Your benefits of having Postal ID? 

New postal ID is now accepted as a requirement for passport application. 
You will be having an ID that is valid for 3 years and accepted in all government and private transactions. 
Postal ID is pushed to be a primary card because of its additional security features. 
And lately, a new Postal ID holder can avail P1.00 discount per liter in fuel while P5 per liter in lubricants in any Flying V fuel companies by showing your postal ID.