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What documents are valid proof of residence?

To complete your application and your profile, you will need to submit documents such as a proof of residence.
For guides to other valid documents, please see:

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Valid Proof of Residence (
need only 1 of these)

  • UMID
  • Driver's License
  • Barangay Certificate
  • Police ID/Clearance
  • Water Bill *
  • Electricity Bill *
  • Landline Phone Bill *
  • Postpaid line bill *
  • Internet Bill *
  • Bank statement with Address *
  • Credit Card Statement of Account (SoA) *
  • National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance
  • Lease Contract

Items with asterisk (*) - These documents have to be dated within the last 3 months.

Make sure your Proof of Residence is Acceptable

Follow these quick tips to ensure faster processing!

  • Tip #1: The address on your proof of residence should match exactly with the address stated on your Bukas profile.
  • Tip # 2: Documents marked with asterisk (*) - have to be dated within the last 3 months.
  • Tip #3: The file uploaded must show the entire page of your proof of residence and not just a portion of it. Do not fold or cover any part of your proof of residence.
  • Tip #4: You may use a proof of residence named under you - the student - or your guardian. However, if it is named after a different person aside from the aforementioned, please send another proof of residence and state your relationship with the owner of that document to [email protected]
  • Tip #5: In uploading files, make sure that you have a stable internet connection and the files do not exceed 10MB. You can also try to log in to a different device to upload your files with ease. After trying these options but the same problem persists, please send an email to [email protected] with "Uploading Concerns" as the subject. Kindly attach a screenshot of the scenario and the files to be uploaded for faster processing.

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