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Unified List of Acceptable ID Cards in Civil Service Commission

The CSC Memorandum Circular No. 02, series of 2018 gives the Unified List of Acceptable ID Cards which is sent to all Constitutional Bodies, Departments, Bureaus and Agencies of the National Government, LGUs, GOCCs, State Colleges and Universities.

Subject: Unified List of Accepted I.D. Cards and Acceptance of Expired I.D. Cards for Civil Service Examinations, Grant of Eligibility Under Special Laws and CSC Issuances, and Certification/Authentication of Eligibility.

Based on CSC Resolution No. 1800124 promulgated on January 31, 2018, the unified list of accepted I.D. cards for transactions involving civil service examinations, grant of eligibility under special laws and CSC issuances, and certification/authentication of eligibility shall include the list below.

List of Acceptable ID Cards

1. Driver’s License/Temporary Driver’s License (LTO O.R. must be presented together with old Driver’s License; O.R. alone is not allowed)/Student Driver’s Permit;
2. Passport;
3. PRC License;
4. SSS I.D.;
5. GSIS I.D. (UMID);
6. Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification;
7. BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture);
8. PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number);
9. Company/Office I.D.;
10. School I.D.;
11. Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate;
12. Postal I.D.;
13. Barangay I.D.;
14. NBI Clearance;
15. Seaman’s Book;
16. HDMF Transaction I.D.;
17. PWD I.D.;
18. Solo Parent I.D.;
19. Senior Citizen’s I.D.;
20. Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-CARD); and
21. CSC Eligibility Card (note: Implemented only beginning with the May 3, 2015 CSE-PPT).

All other I.D. cards not included in the above list shall not be accepted. Moreover, at least one (1) I.D. card shall be required to be presented/submitted for any transaction on examination, grant of special eligibility, and certification/authentication of eligibility. Preferably, the I.D. card is valid (not expired) on the date of transaction.

On the other hand, expired I.D. cards may be accepted for examination, grant of special eligibilities, and certification/authentication of eligibility transactions, provided that, an expired I.D. card shall be accepted only within, and until the end of, the year the I.D. card is expiring. For emphasis, the expired I.D. card shall be used as a last resort.

Please be guided accordingly.


  1. Maria Dolores Gonzales Maria Dolores Gonzales May 5, 2018

    May bayad po ba ang pagkuha ng cs at magkano po?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 16, 2018

      500 pesos po ang application fee ng Civil Service Exam.

  2. What if po 2years nang expired yung school ID & di pa po nakakakuha ng any valid ID’s for now? pwede na po yung school ID nalang dati?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Bawal. Dapat valid ang student upon application.

  3. joe joe joe joe May 25, 2019

    pano po pg wla ng O.R ung drivers lincense?

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