What’s it for: A basic requirement for Filipinos of all ages, this document is a must-have at all times as it confirms your basic personal information: your name, age, birthday, birthplace, and parents, as well as the legitimacy of your citizenship. You can use this when applying to school, for work, as well as for obtaining other government IDs.

How and where to get it: Simply visit the SM Business Service Center at SM Supermalls. To confirm if the SM Business Service Center is open to serve you at your preferred mall, you can check out our mall directory or contact us at 8876-1111. For further inquiries, visit the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) website, call 8462-6600 locals 839, 833 and 834, or email

Requirements: Valid ID, filled out application form, processing fee (P180*)