Manila, Philippines — The Department of Justice has announced that applicants for the NBI Clearance, dubbed as NBI eClearance, can now apply and fill out the complete form online starting on Friday.
In a press release issued Wednesday, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said that the implementation of the new NBI system aims to eliminate queues and simplify the process of getting a clearance.
The NBI Clearance System is a component of the flagship National Justice Information System (NJIS) to link and share information among justice sector institutions. The NBI system is now run by the DOJ, a first in the agency’s history and substantially upgrades the old systems.
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“With the implementation of the new NBI system, we shall continue to roll-out and implement solutions to progressively eliminate queues and simplify processes, online application is the logical next step after the switch.” said Secretary of Justice Leila M. de Lima.
According to the DOJ’s press release, NBI Clearance applicants can apply and fill out the complete form at www.doj.gov.ph/nbi or www.nbi.gov.ph beginning on January 24, 2014. After the online registration, applicants may proceed directly to any of the 55 sites nationwide for payment and biometric enrollment for the release of the clearance.