How to Pay NBI Using PayMaya

An NBI clearance is an essential document for employment, traveling abroad, proof of identity, making changes in your legal documents, and proof that you are not involved in any illegal or criminal activities.

If you primarily use PayMaya for your bill’s payment and online transactions, you can also conveniently use the app to pay for your NBI clearance. Keep reading this article to find out how to do that.

How to pay NBI using PayMaya

Once you have selected your preferred payment method and have gotten the reference number from NBI, you can proceed with the payment. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Launch the PayMaya app on your mobile phone.

Step 2: Look for the “Bills” icon on the home screen and tap on it.

Step 3: Search for “NBI” on the list of billers. You can do this by scrolling or by typing in “NBI” on the search bar on top.

Step 4: Input the reference number provided by NBI and the amount you will pay. You can also input your contact number though this is optional.

Step 5: Tap on “Pay” to complete your transaction.

Step 6: Wait for the confirmation page to appear. Take a screenshot of the payment confirmation so that you proof of the transaction. You may have to show your proof of payment when you go to your NBI appointment.

Step 7: You should also get a confirmation message from NBI that you have successfully paid for your NBI clearance. They will also provide a control number.

How to apply for NBI clearance online

First, you will need to apply for your clearance and get a reference number. You can apply for your NBI clearance online to save time. You just have to do the following steps:

Step 1: Make an account on the NBI Clearance Online website at

Step 2: Fill out the NBI Clearance application form with your complete and correct details.

Step 3: Choose your preferred appointment location and schedule an online appointment.

Step 4: Pay the NBI Clearance fee through one of the approved payment channels.

Step 5: Prepare for your appointment and head to the NBI office you selected for your appointment location.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I get my NBI clearance through door-to-door delivery?

You can if you apply for NBI clearance renewal. If it’s for a new application, you can set up an appointment online, but you will still have to go to the NBI office to pick up your clearance.

How long is the validity of my NBI clearance?

The validity of an NBI clearance is from six months up to one year from the issue date. After expiry, you will have to apply for renewal to get an updated clearance.

I am applying for an NBI clearance for my first job. Do I have to pay the fee?

If you are a first-time jobseeker, you have the privilege to not pay for any government documents required for employment. Read the Republic Act No. 11261 for more information.


PayMaya can be used to pay for not only utility bills and online shopping but for government transactions as well.

NBI is just one of the many government billers that accept PayMaya as a form of payment.

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