Republic of the Philippines, Commission on Elections

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Valid Identification Cards Accepted

Pursuant to Section 8 of Resolution No. 9149, when filing your application, you may be required to present a valid proof of identification, such as any of the following:

  1. Current employees ID, with the signature of the employer or authorized representative;
  2. Postal ID;
  3. Students ID or library card, signed by the school authority;
  4. Senior Citizens ID;
  5. Driver’s license;
  6. NBI/PNP clearance;
  7. Passport;
  9. Integrated Bar of the Philippine (IBP) ID;
  10. License issued by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) and;
  11. Any other valid ID.

In the absence of any of the abovementioned identification documents, the applicant may be identified under oath by any registered voter of the precinct, or by any of his relatives within the fourth civil degree of consanguinity or affinity. However, no registered voter or relative shall be allowed to identify applicants more than three (3) times.

Community Tax Certificates (cedula) or certifications/identification cards issued by barangay officials shall not be honored as valid identification documents.

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Created: 08.14.2012 CPTB, Updated: 04.29.2014 CPTB