Here’s how I registered myself as a self-employed professional.
Step 1 Prepare the required documents
- Photocopy of birth certificate
- Barangay certificate or proof of address
Step 2 Buy OTR (occupational tax receipt)
I bought this in Manila City Hall. They asked me to submit a copy of my contract or … Read the rest
The moment I got my UMID, I was really determined to get a passport. The problem was I didn’t know it was really difficult to set an online appointment with DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs). The next available slot was in the third week of December 2017. I thought I’ll … Read the rest
Because I really wanted to get a passport, the first thing that I had to do was to apply for government-issued IDs. Here’s how I got my SSS ID also known as UMID.
Prepare supporting documents. In my case, I submitted the following papers:
- Baptismal Certificate
- NBI Clearance
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NBI Clearance is a very important document here in the Philippines. It is a proof that you don’t have criminal record. At least that’s how I understand its purpose. If you don’t have government-issued IDs, many establishments including banks accept this as a replacement. But the thing about getting a … Read the rest