To apply for an installment plan, you must fit the following criteria:
You will need your proof of address, student ID (or a valid government ID) , your statement of account or a screenshot of your student portal (for degree programs) or a screenshot of your order summary (for certificate courses), your guardian's valid ID, your guarantor's valid ID and his/her proof of income
Account verification and important application updates will be sent to your mobile, therefore you must have a working mobile number
Your guardian must be at least 21 years old and is currently residing in the Philippines. Your guardian must also have a contactable mobile number and an active email address.
A guarantor is someone who will be obliged with handling and taking care of the payments of the student. They must be ready to provide proof of income during your application.
You may choose from these three options when selecting your guarantor:
1. Have your guardian sign on as your guarantor
2. Sign on as your own guarantor (for working students)
3. Choose another guarantor apart from your guardian
Apply for a Bukas Installment Plan whenever you need it. Create an account, complete your profile and submit your application. Your application will be processed in 3-5 business days.
First-time borrowers can apply for partial or full tuition coverage for a specific term. Pay for your monthly dues on time to qualify for additional tuition coverage every term until you graduate.
After you confirm your Bukas installment plan, your tuition payment will be deposited directly to your school within 1-2 business days. Your first monthly installment will be due 30 days after disbursement. You can pay for your monthly dues online or over-the-counter at partner banks and non-bank payment centers nationwide.
Tuition plans for SoFA Design Institute are at 1.25% interest per month
Before getting a plan, find out how much you need first (this is called your plan’s “Principal” amount). Do you need coverage for your full tuition? Or do you only need partial coverage? Sometimes it’s better to ask for partial coverage to minimize your monthly payments at the start. You can always add more coverage when you need it.
Now that you know what you need, you can now see how much you will have to repay. This will be bigger than what you asked for due to the interest rates charged to your plan.
Your first monthly installment will be due 30 days after the disbursement of your tuition. You can pay for your monthly dues online or over-the-counter at partner banks and non-bank payment centers nationwide.
Our tuition installment plans are designed to be flexible and affordable. Get started today to join thousands of students using Bukas.
Here are the frequently asked questions about Bukas.
You need to be a Filipino citizen, at least 18 years old and enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at one of our partner schools.
It takes around 3 business days after all documents have been submitted successfully and verification is complete. Make sure you provide all necessary information to avoid any delays.
You can pay online or over-the-counter at major banks (BPI, BDO, UnionBank, RCBC, etc.) and non-bank partners (GCash, 7-Eleven, Cebuana Lhuillier, M Lhuillier, Bayad Center, etc.) nationwide.
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