Jul 05 2016

Marriage Visa for Philippines

Marrying and Staying in the Philippines I am a foreigner and married to a Filipino. How can I apply for an Immigrant Visa? If you are a foreign national whose country also grants permanent residence and immigration privileges to Filipinos, under Foreign Service Circular No. 21-10, you may apply for a Non-Quota Immigrant Visa by …

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Jul 01 2016

What is a Filipino simple and comfortable Life

The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) have determined that a Filipino Family of Four needs 120,000 peso per month for a simple and comfortable life.

At the time of writing this, that would be equivalent to a monthly income, in other currencies of:
AUD 3,419 – NZD 3,566 – USD 2,545 – GBP 1,908 – EUR 2,292 – JPY 262,440

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Jun 25 2016

Removing Name from Immigration Blacklist

The Philippine Immigration Department has a ruling on the amount of time before an Immigration Blacklisted person can be removed from the blacklist.

This is often either 3 or 6 months after being blacklisted, but can be as high as 10 years.

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May 23 2016

Murder Rate in the Philippines 2010-2015

Murder Rate in the Philippines 2010 to 2015 The Philippine National Police recorded a total of 6,010 murders for the top 15 cities in the Philippines for 2010 to 2015. The top 15 chartered cities nationwide, ranked for Murder, are Quezon City, Manila, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Baguio, Zamboanga, Ilolilo, General Santos City, Bacolod, …

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May 23 2016

Rape Rate in the Philippines 2010-2015

Numbers of reported Rape cases in the Philippines 2010 to 2015 The top 15 chartered cities nationwide, ranked for Rape, are Quezon City, Davao City, Manila City, Zamboanga City, Bacolod City, Cagayan de Oro City, Angeles City, General Santos City, Cebu City, Baguio City, Lapu-Lapu City, Puerto Princesa City, Iloilo City, Naga City and Mandaluyong …

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May 20 2016

Overstaying Foreigners

Overstaying Foreigners 1 Hours upwards

Foreigners who have overstayed a visa by even 1 hour, maybe even less, will need to pay penalty fees…

Overstaying Foreigners 12 Months plus

Foreigners who have overstayed for more than twelve (12) months regardless if their stay is within the maximum allowable period or those found to be overstaying by virtue to a complaint or Mission Order regardless of the period shall be referred for deportation.

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May 12 2016

Food Prices in Philippines v Australia

Many people say that the Philippines is much cheaper to live in, than Australia or any other Western Country.
I’ve lived in both countries, for over 2 years in each, and my experience has shown that both are actually very similar in cost, when we compare the same things.

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Apr 19 2016

Immigration Offices in The Philippines

A list of the Bureau of Immigration Offices in the Philippines

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Feb 01 2016

Send Money to the Philippines From Australia

What is the best way to send money to the Philippines from Australia Cost of transferring Australian Dollars to the Philippines When looking at transferring money between countries do you look ONLY at the FX rate quoted, or the NET effect of the FX rate AND the the FEE charged. When comparing rates, I was …

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Jan 29 2016

Electricity Cost Comparisons Australia v Philippines

Comparing Electricity Costs between Philippines and Western Countries Comparing Electricity Costs between the Philippines and Australia (and other countries), is not always easy, unless the living situation is similar. But here is a good example, for very similar living conditions…. Electricity Cost Comparison Australia and Philippines: After a couple of years in the Philippines, and …

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Nov 30 2015

Philippine Citizens – Countries where Visa is Not Required

Countries where a Visa is Not Required for Filipinos As at 2015 the following Countries either did not require a Visa on entry, or are a issued a Visa on Arrival, to Philippine Passport holders. Check with each Counties Embassy to see how long a Visa Free period is given.  It may be as low …

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Nov 23 2015

Philippines Special Work Permit

Special Work Permit (SWP) A Special Work Permit is not a Visa, but a temporary permit that allows a Visitor Visa holder the ability to do limited work in the Philippines. The holder is responsible for keeping his temporary visitor’s visa valid during his or her stay in the country. The SWP is normally issued …

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Nov 22 2015

Balikbayan Visa and Return Air-ticket Requirement

Does a Visitor to the Philippines need a Return Ticket if they are Married to a Philippine Citizen A Balikbayan Visa holder, is a person who gets a special Passport stamp to allow them to stay in the Philippines, for one year, if they are married to a Philippine Citizen.  They get this stamp on ENTRY …

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Nov 13 2015

Clark Airport Metered Taxis

Metered taxi at Clark International Airport The rate for a metered taxi at Clark International Airport is currently 70 pesos flag plus 4 pesos for each 300 metres. This appears to be a new attempt at bringing in metered taxis in the area, but with many people expecting it will revert back to the very …

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Oct 01 2015

Condo Sizes in the Philippines

Size of the average Condo Sizes in the Philippines You see many adverts for Condos for Sale or Rent in the Philippines. Condos for Holiday Accommodation can be good, but how suitable are these Condos for normal living. How big or small are they ? I’ve seen adverts saying “suitable for a family of 4, …

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Sep 25 2015

Back Office Boss, Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Back Office Boss 901 Filinvest One Building, Northgate Cyberzone Alabang-Zapote Road corner Northgate Avenue Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1781 Contact: Tel: 02-737-9060 Mob: 0908-890-1234 Smart Mob: 0917-890-1239 Globe Email: Web: Details: Local and export courier service in the Philippines

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Sep 24 2015

Naia Personnel Planting Things in Peoples Baggage

Two Passengers had Bullets planted in Luggage and asked to pay at Manila Airport September 2015 An American passenger in a wheelchair was asked for 500 pesos after an Office of Transportation Security [OTS] member “found” a 22 calibre bullet in her bags at X-ray, and she paid up so she could catch her flight …

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Sep 21 2015

FX Rates Historic from 1965 AUD-PHP

AUD – PHP Foreign Exchange Rates The following average Exchange Rates for the Australian Dollar to the Philippine Peso show a remarkable change from 1965 to 1995: Current Rates can be seen at the Bottom of the Page.   Year  Average AUD/PHP 1960       2.2568 1961       2.2624 1962       4.1752 1963       4.3797 1964       4.3792 1965       4.3783 1966 …

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Sep 21 2015

FX Rates Historic from 1965 USD-PHP

USD – PHP Foreign Exchange Rates The following Exchange Rates for the US Dollar to the Philippine Peso show a remarkable change from 1965 to 1995: Current Rates can be seen at the Bottom of the Page. USD-PHP Date 3.900 8-Nov-65 5.500 21-Feb-70 6.435 22-Sep-70 6.780 26-Apr-72 7.070 31-Dec-74 7.510 31-Dec-75 7.440 31-Dec-76 7.380 31-Dec-77 …

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Sep 19 2015

Chris Sports, Angeles City, Pampanga

Chris Sports SM City Clark M Roxas Street CSEZ Angeles City Pampanga 2009 Contact: Telephone: 045 499 0124 Mobile: Email: Web: Details: Sports Equipment

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