What’s it for: The improved postal ID from the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) is the most efficient proof of residence and identity. This identification card protects you from identity fraud and serves as a convenient supplementary ID for transactions.

How and where to get it: You may visit any PHLPost-capturing post office at SM Supermalls nationwide. To check if a PHLPost office can serve you at a nearby SM Mall, visit our mall directory. For further inquiries, visit the PHLPost website, call 8288-7678, or email

Requirements: Valid ID, filled out application form, proof of address (barangay certificate of residency, bank statement with address, etc.), processing fee including delivery (P504*)