Natural Born Filipinos who acquired foreign citizenship — 13(g) Visa

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Natural Born citizens of the Philippines who have acquired foreign citizenship (13-g)

  1. Submit Report of Marriage if contracted outside the Philippines [see Report of Marriage Requirements], if not or Report of Marriage was filed  over a year from application, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Marriage Certificate [ apply here ].
  2. Two (2) copies of duly accomplished application form (F.A. Form No. 3). Application forms that are incompletely filled-out will be returned to the applicant.
  3. Valid passport (the original passport and two (2) photocopies of the passport must be submitted) whose validity must extend at least one (1) year beyond the length of proposed stay in the Philippines.
  4. Four (4) 2″ x 2″ size photograph taken within the last six (6) months. The applicant’s signature must be affixed on the front side of the picture.
  5. Medical Certificate (F.A. Form No.11) accomplished by a local physician. All supporting documents must be submitted in triplicate (three copies). A Chest x-ray in CD must accompany the certificate, together with the results for the following tests: 1) stool (ova/parasite and occult blood); 2) urinalysis; and 3) complete blood test (blood serology and chemistry).
  6. Apostilled Local State Police clearance obtained within the last (6) months. The original and one (1) photocopy must be submitted.
  7. Proof of financial capacity (e.g. travellers cheques, latest print out showing statement of credit card account(s), latest print-out of bank account statements, ownership of real estate properties, and other documents showing the applicant’s capacity to financially support himself/herself during his/her stay in the Philippines. You will need more than one type of proof of financial capacity.)
  8. Personal appearance of the applicant for an interview by the consular officer.
  9. Payment of Immigrant Visa Fee of $150.00
  10. Proof of former Philippine citizenship such as expired Philippine passport, Philippine birth certificate
  11. Naturalization papers
  12. Visa Fee of $150.00


  • The Visa officer can request additional documents to determine whether or not the applicant can be issued a visa.
  • Use or Bring your own USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope (or Box if you have really thick documents)  that is self-addressed and postage prepaid as the return envelope. Check the USPS webpage about priority mail here: USPS PRIORITY MAIL WEBPAGE

Former Natural Born Filipinos can also apply for Dual Citizenship under RA 9225 [Click Here]