Improved Postal ID from Phlpost

How to get Postal Id Requirements, Fees and Procedure – In the Philippines, a postal ID is a government-issued ID that is one of the easiest and fastest to obtain. People use it to show as a valid proof of identity and address. Therefore the postal ID can give them access to a range of public services.



The postal ID card is a primary form of identification for many Filipinos, without any requirement such as driving skills for Drivers License, travel abroad for Passport, passing a licensure exam for PRC ID, or employment for SSS and GSIS ID. The basic difference with other Philippine government IDs is ANYONE can apply for it. It is socially inclusive. Just this year 2017


How to get Postal ID?

  1. Step 1 – Fill up the Application for Postal ID card registration form below:
    Phlpost Postal ID Application form
  2. Step 2 – Go to the nearest Phlpost offices for the Screen capture. already looked for offices inside various malls Nationwide for your convenience as listed below. For Phlpost offices around the Philippines click here.
    • Robinsons Las Piñas
    • Robinsons Otis
    • Robinsons Iloilo
    • Robinsons Cagayan
    • Robinsons Place General Trias
    • Robinsons Novaliches
    • SM San Fernando
    • SM Manila
    • SM North Edsa
    • SM Aura Taguig
    • SM City Cebu
    • Ali Mall Cubao
    • Centrio Mall Cagayan de Oro
  3. Present your Postal ID requirements to the Cashier and wait to be validated.
  4. After the validation, Pay for the Postal ID Fee and wait for the release. It will be delivered to your doorstep by Phlpost themselves. Read more below for detailed information about How to get Postal ID Requirements, Fees and Procedure.



Postal ID requirements and Valid IDs

  • Submit any one (1) of the following ID:
    • Birth Certificate issued by NSO (now called PSA).
      – Click here on How to get NSO / PSA Birth Certificate
    • Birth Certificate issued by Local Registry Office
    • GSIS ID – For government employee
    • SSS UMID Card
    • Driver’s License
    • Passport
  • Applicants with none of the above requirements please bring two (2) of any of the following or at least one (1) of which should bear the the applicant’s Photo and signature:
    Postal ID requirements and Valid IDs

    Postal ID requirements and Valid IDs

What is a Phlpost Improved Postal ID

A Phlpost Improved Postal ID is the secure version of Postal ID. As you would have encountered when you ask anyone what is the easiest Valid ID to get the first thing they would answer is the Postal ID. Hence you would think that it’s unsecured and easy to falsify? That’s not the case anymore with the Improved Postal ID because it has additional physical security features that can be identified using just the naked eye. Phlpost are also using a bio metrics now to ensure that all cards to be issued are for a real applicants.


Phlpost Improved Postal ID

Phlpost Improved Postal ID


Who can get a Phlpost Improved Postal ID?

All Filipinos living in the Philippines or living abroad but were in the Philippines at the time of application are eligible to get an Improved Postal ID.


How much is a Postal ID?

  • Postal ID card + Delivery fee = ₱ 450.00
  • + 12% VAT = ₱ 54.00
  • Total of = ₱ 504.00


How long will you have to wait for a Phlpost Postal ID delivery?

  • You can get it as early as 15 working days up to 30 working days for Islands provinces and remote barangays.
How to get Postal ID requirements and Valid IDs 2

How to get Improved Postal ID – Delivery waiting time details



How can an OFW apply for Postal ID?

  • Check the image here for the detailed guide on how to get a Postal ID for an overseas Filipino worker.
How to get Postal ID for OFW

How to get Postal ID for OFW


Enjoy your new Postal ID my dear subscribers!

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