Minors – Travelling Either Alone or Accompanied by a Guardian

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Minors traveling to the Philippines

  1. alone; or
  2. accompanied during travel by a guardian; or
  3. to join a parent in the Philippines

must comply with the following requirements:

  • A duly-accomplished visa application form (Form No. 2). This form may be accomplished by a parent on behalf of the minor-applicant.
  • ORIGINAL and PHOTOCOPIES of the following:
      1. Minor’s Birth Certificate and Passport
      2. Accompanying guardian’s Passport.
        • Both Minor and Guardian’s passports must have a validity that must extend at least six (6) months beyond the length of proposed stay in the Philippines.
  • One 2”x2” photograph of the minor.
  • Affidavit of Request, Consent and Guaranty (click here ) executed by either or both parents, duly notarized by a local Notary Public or by a consular officer of the Philippine Consulate General. This Affidavit must be presented before immigration officials at the port of entry in the Philippines. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration will issue a Waiver of Exclusion Ground (W.E.G.) upon the minor’s arrival in the Philippines
  • Bank Statement of parents and/or Guardian issued not more than a month from date of application
  • Payment of $30.00 for the visa processing fee
  • Payment of $25.00 for notary fee if the Affidavit of Request, Consent and Guaranty will be notarized by a consular officer.
  • Photocopy of itinerary.


The Visa officer can request additional documents to determine whether or not the applicant can be issued a visa.