This article has been updated for changes in policy for 2017. The updates appear at the bottom of the article. When you decide to live in the Philippines, you need to get some sort of visa that will allow you to live here. In my opinion, for those who qualify, a Resident Visa is the […]
Living in the Philippines with a Permanent Resident Visa
If you want to live in the Philippines, a permanent resident visa will make life simple! Read articles in this category to get all of the information you need!
Well, we finally took a genuine, official step towards our move to the Philippines. I applied for my 13-a permanent resident’s visa! I got all of my paperwork in order. The background check, lab results, physician exam, X-rays, marriage certificate, proof of my wife’s Philippine citizenship, the application form, the whole shooting match, and took […]
This article is kind of a follow-on to the piece I wrote recently here called Decide by Facts which was mainly suggesting near-heresy in some people’s minds, simply by pointing out the the popular Philippine Permanent Visa 13 series, for the family of Philippine/former Philippine citizens, was NOT the ONLY answer for living full-time in […]
I am not an attorney, nor an expert, nor do I play one on TV. I am merely relating the experience of the visa process as I experienced it. Don’t take my word as law. Long article here… I’ve been living in the Philippines a total of 27 months now, and I moved here on […]
I get questions so frequently from people who are illegally staying in the Philippines. The reason their stay is illegal is because they have stayed longer than their visa allows. The common term is is that they have “overstayed”. I get questions about this from people who probably won’t have much trouble at all because […]
http://media.blubrry.com/lip/p/eampodcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/EAM_13a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed There is lots of information about getting a 13(a) visa all over the Internet, even here on LiP. But, of all of the answers available, not all of them go far enough. Some of them only tell you what application to file, what supporting documents are […]