What is the easiest (and fastest) valid government-issued ID to get in the Philippines?

Last Updated on 11/20/2019 by FilipiKnow

There are a lot of valid government-issued IDs in the Philippines but not all of them are easy to obtain.

Assuming that you’re in a rush to get a valid ID, we’ve whittled down the list to include only those that meet the following criteria:

With the above criteria in mind, we’ve checked every valid ID in the Philippines and learned that only one can be considered the best choice for anyone who wants to obtain a valid ID in the shortest amount of time.


The Fastest and Easiest Valid ID to Get: Postal ID.

Although it may take up to 20 working days to get a postal ID through regular processing, those who desperately need one as soon as possible can avail of the rush processing instead.

For a higher fee of Php 650, rush processing can cut the processing time by 95%. This means that if you apply today, you can get your postal ID the very next day. If you want faster than that, you can go straight to the Manila Central Post Office which offers same-day release!

rush processing is available in select offices from Monday to Friday. For more information, please read our updated step-by-step guide.