How to get a Philippine Postal ID in 2022?

how to get postal id 2022

Postal ID is the most commonly recognized form of identification in all postal transactions worldwide. It is a socially inclusive card. Regardless of age, occupation, or citizenship, anyone may apply for this ID. Non-citizens or foreigners can apply for this ID if they have been in the nation for at least six months. We provide a quick guide on how to get a Postal ID in 2022 below.

What is a Philippine Postal ID?

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) first provided postal IDs to verify that letters and parcels were delivered to the correct recipients. It enables the postal carrier/mailman to authenticate your identity and address before you provide the item(s).

However, this ID card can now be used for more than simply postal transactions; It can also create a bank account and apply for other forms of government identification. It can also be used as identification while sending and receiving money, among other things.

What are the Postal ID requirements?

Postal ID requirements in 2022 for Filipino citizens:

  1. Since your photo and biometrics must be captured, you must be physically present at the post office while applying for the new postal ID.
  1. Two (2) copies of the fully completed Postal ID form in 2022.
  1. Any form of identification, such as birth certificate, government ID, passport, driver’s license, school ID, and so on.
  1. PROOF OF ADDRESS – Please submit one of the following:
  • Barangay Certificate of Residency that is issued three months before Postal ID application
  • Certified copies of lease or titles from the Land Registration Authority. 
  • Real Estate Tax Receipt
  • Statement of Account
  • Statement of Credit Card
  • School Billing Statement 
  • A Utility Bill (cable, electric, internet, landline, telephone, water)
  1. The Philippine Statistic Authority issued marriage certificates to married women.

Postal ID requirements in 2022 needed for Foreign Residents in the Philippines:

  1. Since your photo and biometrics must be captured, you must be physically present at the post office while applying for the new postal ID.
  1. Two (2) copies of the fully completed Postal ID form in 2022.
  1. A passport valid for at least six months prior to application
  1. Any of the following documents about the applicant’s stay in the Philippines must be valid for at least six months before 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)
  1. Proof of address – Please submit one of the following
  • Barangay Certificate of Residency granted within three (3) months of applying for a PID.
  • Certification or statement of account from a motel, transient house, or any other temporary habitation obtained within three (3) months of application
  • Certification from a motel, transient house, or any other temporary abode obtained within three (3) months of application
  • Land, house, or condominium lease contract that has been notarized if applicable
  • Bank statement
  • Credit card statement
  • School billing statement
  • A bill for utilities (cable, electric, internet, landline, telephone, water)

Steps on how to get Postal ID in 2022

Applicants must have the requirements and complete the following processes to obtain a Postal ID in the Philippines:



STEP 1: COMPLETE THE POSTAL ID APPLICATION FORM.

Fill in all the required information to avoid delays in receiving your ID.

STEP 2: SUBMIT ALL OF YOUR POSTAL IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.

Go to the nearest Post Office and submit your requirements there. All your provided documents will be verified and validated by their office personnel.




STEP 4: HAVE YOUR BIOMETRICS FOR YOUR POSTAL ID CARD TAKEN.

You will be directed to a Postal ID capture station, where your biometrics (photo, fingerprints, and signature) will be digitally captured. An additional 260 capture stations are positioned throughout the Philippines at various malls and post offices.

STEP 5: RECEIVE YOUR POSTAL ID.

If you applied within Metro Manila, your ID should arrive within 10 to 15 working days of your application. Wait for roughly twenty (20) working days for your ID in other big cities and municipalities and thirty (30) working days in outlying barangays and island provinces.

You can obtain a Postal ID in one day. Rush applications for the Improved Postal ID are now accessible in all branches as of May 25, 2022. You can now get a postal ID the next day after applying for it for a higher charge of Php 650 compared to Php 504 for ordinary processing. 

See 2022 Philippine Postal ID price breakdown below:

AMOUNT
Postal ID Card + Delivery FeePhp 450
12 percent VATPhp 54
TotalPhp 504

For FAQs, you may visit postalidph.com.

Apply for a Postal ID at the nearest Post Office in your location today! – WhatALife!/Pamela

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Also read: How to apply for a marriage license in Quezon City? 5 Easy Steps

Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.

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