FOREIGN SPOUSE OF A FILIPINO NATIONAL

REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-IMMIGRANT VISA

    1. Requirements must be submitted by mail or courier service. Do not use FedEx
    2. Per BI regulation must be a marriage defined by Philippine law see Family Code Article 1;
    3. Completely filled up application form.  (For People’s Republic of China (P.R.O.C) passport holders, use this form)
    4. ORIGINAL and PHOTOCOPY of the passport with a validity that must extend at least six (6) months beyond the length of proposed stay in the Philippines.
    5. One 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.
    6. A photocopy of the applicant’s round trip flight itinerary (unpaid reservation) to his/her country of origin or his/her next country of destination.
    7. Proof of financial capacity (e.g.latest print-out of credit card account(s), latest print-out of bank 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. Cashier’s check or US Postal Money Order pay to the order of the Philippine Consulate General Los Angeles in the amount of US$30.00 for the Visa Fee
    9. Original and photocopy of Proof of Marriage such as (you will need to present this again in the Philippines):
      • Philippine Statistics Authority/National Statistics Office (PSA/NSO) Marriage Certificate; or
      • Marriage Certificate issued by the County or State and the Valid Philippine Passport or PSA/NSO Birth Certificate or Dual Citizenship documents of the Filipino spouse
    10. Letter request by the Filipino spouse addressed to the Consulate with copy of valid identification card issued by the Philippine government
    11. Return envelope that is self-addressed with prepaid postage.
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REQUIREMENTS FOR IMMIGRANT VISA

    1. Requirements must be submitted by mail or courier service. Do not use FedEx
    2. Submit Consulate registered Report of Marriage if contracted outside the Philippines [if married in Southern California, Southern Nevada or Arizona see Report of Marriage Requirements], if married in the Philippines or Report of Marriage was filed  over a year from application, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Marriage Certificate [ apply here ].
    3. Two (2) copies of duly accomplished application form (F.A. Form No. 3).
    4. 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.
    5. Four (4) 2″ x 2″ size colored photograph with white background taken within the last six (6) months. The applicant’s signature must be affixed on the front side of the picture.
    6. 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 plate 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).
    7. Apostilled Local State Police clearance obtained within the last (6) months. The original and one (1) photocopy must be submitted.
    8. Proof of financial capacity (e.g. 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)
    9. Immigrant Visa Fee of $150.00 in Cashier’s check or US Postal Money Order pay to the order of the Philippine Consulate General Los Angeles.
    10. Original and two (2) photocopies of the applicants apostilled Birth Certificate
    11. Original and photocopy of a notarized letter from the Filipino spouse requesting or petitioning the issuance of an immigrant visa to his/her foreign spouse.
    12. Original and a photocopy of the proof of Filipino Spouse’s Philippine citizenship (e.g. Philippine passport or Philippine birth certificate or Dual Citizenship documents).
    13. Return envelope that is self-addressed with prepaid postage.
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