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Davao City QR code registration: Here’s HOW

Davao City QR code registration

(UPDATED) – The Safe Davao QR is the platform created to help expedite contact tracing and enforce the prohibition on non-essential travel. All residents and non-residents of Davao City shall need their unique and permanent DQR to travel around Davao City, as well as everyone entering the city.

Safe Davao Registration for Individuals

Starting 5 PM on October 31, 2020, the DQR link below is accessible for INDIVIDUALS who will need to move around Davao City to work, do business, access goods, and essential services.


The things you need to prepare before you go online and access the link are the following:

  1. A clear photo of your entire face, facing the camera;
  2. A clear photo of your valid ID* or birth certificate (a list of valid IDs is provided below);
  3. A clear photo of your face beside your valid ID or birth certificate;
  4. Valid mobile phone number;
  5. Valid email address.

Step-by-step Registration

Step 2: Fill up your Basic Information under the INDIVIDUAL registration option. Once done, click NEXT.


Make sure to prepare the following before you start filling out the registration form:

  1. Make sure your cellphone is just within reach and ready to receive a one-time password (OTP) via SMS text message;
  2. Make sure you have saved images on your mobile phone or personal computer of the following:
    • Latest photo of your face (For your DQR Photo ID)
    • Photo of your valid ID*
    • Your photo holding your ID beside your face

*List of valid IDs

  • Social Security System (SSS) / Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) 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) / Integrated Department of Labor and Employment (iDOLE) card
  • Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Voter’s ID or Voter’s Certification from the Election Officer with Dry Seal
  • Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms License
  • Senior Citizen ID
  • Airman License (issued August 2016 onwards)
  • Philippine Postal ID (issued November 2016 onwards)
  • School ID
  • Passport
  • In the absence of a valid ID, PSA copy of a birth certificate

Davao City residents who do not have a valid ID or birth certificate may apply for their DQR at the nearest police station. Meanwhile, Non-Davao City residents who do not have a valid ID or birth certificate must first get these requirements before they can register for a DQR.

Employers should assist all their workers who do not know how to go online or do not own a smartphone.

Step 3: Upload a photo of your face, your valid ID, and a photo of you holding your ID beside your face. Once done, read and tick the box that read “I hereby authorize the City Government of Davao…” and confirm that you are not a robot.


Step 4: Make sure to thoroughly review your information for any typographical errors.

Step 5: Download and save your QR code from your profile. For convenience, print and laminate your QR code.

Safe Davao Registration for Establishment

Starting 10 AM on November 1, 2020, the DQR link for ESTABLISHMENTS shall be open for all Davao City offices and establishments.

DQR Procedure for Establishments

STEP 1 Device

Make sure you have the necessary devices that can read QR codes. You may use either Smartphones or Tablets to scan QR codes.

STEP 2 Internet Connection

Make sure you have an internet or data connection.

STEP 3 Register


Select the register as ESTABLISHMENT to begin the registration.

STEP 4 DQR Codes

The establishment shall print and posts the DQR codes at the entrance and exit points. TIP: Several copies of the DQR codes may be posted to avoid long queues.

Customers whose smartphones have internet connection have the option to scan the posted codes using the DQR web app scanner upon entering and leaving the place.

STEP 5 Access DQR Scanner

The establishment may also do the scanning using the DQR web app scanner found on the SafeDavao QR site.

To access, choose LOGIN at the top menu. Type the establishment username and password, then select the establishment scanner option. Through this, it will activate the DQR scanner app and will be ready to scan the customers’ DQR codes. NOTE: You don’t need to download a QR code scanner from the Play Store or App Store.


To start scanning, select the “Entrance” option of the DQR scanner app to scan customers’ QR code who are coming in.

To scan outgoing customers, select the “Exit” option. Make sure to select the right option before scanning to ensure the accuracy of the data that will be recorded.

STEP 7 Verify Identity

Once you have scanned the customers’ DQR code, the system will display on the screen the photo and details of the customer. This will allow the establishment to verify the identity of the customer.

For concerns and inquiries, you may contact DQR team through the following HELPLINES open Monday to Sundays from 7 AM to 8 PM.


  • 0961-750-3542
  • 0961-750-3541
  • 0961-750-3540


  • 0995-461-6400
  • 0995-461-6402
  • 0995-461-6394

Note: Offices and establishments that have already registered last October 31 – November 4, 2021, are no longer required to register again.

To reiterate, offices and establishments must register and scan DQR codes of individuals “entering and exiting” their premises (ex. office, mall, place of worship, bank, hotel, individual stores, etc).

Meanwhile, small offices and establishments with customers and guests with transactions less than 15 minutes are NOT YET required to register this time (ex. bakery without dine-in, sari-sari store, a small open stall, etc).

One response to “Davao City QR code registration: Here’s HOW”

  1. JOCEL ETOL Avatar

    Para makabayahi for davao

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