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UPDATE: You can now pay for your tuition installment plans through your favorite e-wallets! You may choose among Gcash or Paymaya. Payments reflect within 1-3 working days.

What are the requirements to become a Bukas borrower?

Para makapag-apply for a Bukas Tuition Installment Plan, you must meet all of these minimum requirements:

  1. You must be a Filipino citizen.
  2. You must be at least 18 years old.
  3. You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at one of Bukas’ partner schools.
  4. You must have a guardian.
  5. You must have a guarantor.
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What valid documents do I need to apply for a tuition installment plan?

Valid documents help us verify your identity. Para sa mabilis at hassle-free na application, make sure to prepare all of these following documents:

- One (1) valid ID (list of valid IDs)

- One (1) valid proof of income (list of valid proof of income)

- One (1) proof of residence (list of valid proof of residence)

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How long does the application take?

It usually takes around 3-5 working days for you to receive feedback from our team after submitting your application or after completing revisions required. Your application status is available once you log in to your Bukas account. Once your application has been approved and you've confirmed your agreement, we disburse the amount within 1 business day.

Take note that working days are Mondays to Fridays, excluding weekends and holidays, from 9 AM to 5 PM.

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My term is over and I still have payments for my existing Bukas tuition plan. Can I still borrow for next semester?

Yes, you can borrow for your next term even if you still have an existing plan but it will be subject to qualifications. Please note that our team can approve or reject an application at any time if we find that you do not meet any of our qualifications.

To learn more about our multiple installment plans, go here.

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How do I pay?

Currently, you can pay via GCASH, Paymaya , Unionbank over the counter, Unionbank online, official Bayad Center branches and through over 3,000 Dragonpay partner channels, either online or over-the-counter (BPI, BDO, Metrobank, RCBC, 7-Eleven, LBC, SM Dept. Store, Cebuana Lhuillier, etc.).

Learn more about:

  • Payment options here
  • How to Pay using GCASH here
  • How to Pay using Dragonpay here
  • How to Pay using Paymaya here.
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Can I pay in advance?

You can pay your plan ahead of time. If you're able to pay the total principal earlier than the last payment date, you can do so and even avail for recomputation of interest. You can request it via emailing payments@bukas.ph where all payment concerns are also sent.

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