ONLINE FILING OF CLEARANCE

PUBLIC ADVISORY

ONLINE FILING OF CLEARANCE

Effective July 1, 2019, the Office has set a uniform rate of One Hundred Fifty Pesos (P150.00) for the application of Ombudsman Clearance or Certification regardless of purpose, per Office Circular No. 14, series of 2019. Applications lodged before the effectivity date shall conform with the following schedule of processing fees pursuant to Office Circular No. 07, series of 2014:

Purpose Amount of Fee
Complete Disability Discharge, Death Claim, Disability Retirement, Discharge, Dropped from the Roll, End of Contract, End of Term, Expiration of Appointment, Expiration of Term, GSIS Claims, Rationalization, Resignation, Retirement, Reversion, Separation, Total Permanent Physical Disability P100.00
Appointment, Confirmation, Employment, Foreign Assignment, Grant of Benefits, Lateral Entry, Promotion, Reappointment, Reemployment, Transfer P150.00
Awards, Bar Exam, CES Eligibility, CESO Rank, Change of Name, Commissionship, Completion of Residency Training, Court Requirement, Extension of Service, Foreign Travel, Free and Accepted Masonry, Guarantorship, Leave Application, Loan Application, Nomination, Recognition, Requirement by Agency, Scholarship, Schooling, Scientific Career System, Study Grant, SUC Presidency, UN Mission, Visa P200.00
Bidding Requirements, Fidelity Bond, Permit to Carry Firearms P500.00
Firearms License P1,000.00

How to send your payment

  1. Cash
  2. Any SM branch (plus: service fee of P50.00 + private courier fee of P150.00) per copy
  3. Postal money order payable to the ‘Office of the Ombudsman Clearance Fees’ directly to the concerned Ombudsman office:
    Central Office: OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN
    Ombudsman Building,
    Agham Road, North Triangle
    Diliman, Quezon City 1101
    OMB Visayas: OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN FOR THE VISAYAS
    Department of Agriculture
    R0-7 Compound, M. Velez St.
    Guadalupe, 6000 Cebu City
    OMB Mindanao: OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN FOR MINDANAO
    Libra Street corner Earth Street,
    GSIS Heights, Matina,
    Davao City

Mode of Release
Your clearance/certification will be due for release within reasonable time upon receipt of payment either:

  1. For pick-up
  2. By ordinary mail which is free of charge
  3. If you prefer to receive the clearance/certification earlier, you may send a prepaid envelope from any private courier

An offical receipt shall be attached to the duly issued Ombudsman Clearance or Certification.

INSTRUCTIONS

An application or request for issuance of Ombudsman Clearance may be filed at any time, however, for retirement purposes, an application shall be filed not earlier than six (6) months prior to the date of retirement of the applicant.

Please write N/A for each entry that does not apply to you.

Moreover, this online application is made under oath. Make sure that all information provided are true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is supported by proper and adequate documentation, and you must be prepared to produce the same when required in the future.

No Ombudsman clearance is necessary for the payment of the money value of the accrued leave credits (Terminal Leave Pay) of a separated official or employee, subject only to whatever claims the paying agency may have against the same (Per MC #5 Series of 2012, signed by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales).

For retirement/resignation/separation purposes, please email your service record reflecting the date of retirement/resignation/separation to ombclearance@ombudsman.gov.ph.

For death claim purposes, please email the service record and death certificate of the deceased to ombclearance@ombudsman.gov.ph.

Effective July 01, 2019, first-time jobseekers availing free Ombudsman Clearance under Republic Act 11261, also known as the “First-Time Jobseekers Assistance Act” shall submit a barangay certification stating that the applicant is a first-time jobseeker; otherwise, he/she shall be liable under the Revised Penal Code if found guilty of fabrication or falsification. Such benefits provided under the said Act is not applicable for those applications made thru SM Business Center due to their System Restriction, and must proceed or send their application and payment directly to the nearest Ombudsman Offices.

This online facility caters only to applications filed individually and will not accept bulk applications.

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