List of Primary and Secondary Valid IDs in the Philippines

Having an ID is one of the most important things to acquire when you reach adulthood because there are transactions here in the Philippines that requires an ID before it pushes through, for instance when you get a Philippine Passport, one of the requirements needed is a valid ID. In addition, valid ID will serve as proof of your identity that’s why you need to keep it with you every time in case you need it.

PRIMARY Valid IDs in the Philippines

  • School ID (For students)
  • Driver’s License
  • Passport (DFA)
  • Current ePassport
  • SSS ID / UMID Card
  • GSIS / UMID Card
  • PhilHealth ID
  • NBI Clearance
  • Firearm License (PNP)
  • Senior Citizen ID (LGU)
  • PWD ID
  • PRC ID
  • iDOLE Card
  • Voter’s ID (COMELEC)
  • Voter’s Certification w/ dry seal
  • Alien Certification of Registration
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID

SECONDARY Valid IDs in the Philippines:

  • Birth Certificate (PSA)
  • TIN ID
  • Postal ID
  • GSIS e-Card
  • Barangay Certification
  • Barangay Clearance
  • Cedula
  • Police Clearance
  • Marriage Contract (PSA)
  • Seaman’s Book
  • NCWDP Certification
  • DSWD Certification
  • Company IDs
  • Government Service Record
  • Form 137 (Elementary or High school Students)
  • Transcript of Records ( College Students)
  • Land Title

What is the Difference between Primary and Secondary ID?

Primary ID contains your name, a permanently affixed photo, signature, and cannot be expired while Secondary ID contains your name, signature, and cannot be expired. Primary ID is the ID that was being asked first if you’re having a transaction. However, if you cannot provide a primary valid ID, they will ask for your secondary valid ID and usually, they ask 2 secondary ID to prove your identity.

It will be better if you will get all the IDs you can get here in the Philippines, because aside from its main purpose which is to prove your identity, each IDs have their own features and benefits that you can take advantage of.

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