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What happens if you overstay visa?

By Bob Martin | October 22, 2018 | 946

Did you Overstay Visa? Take care of it before it takes care of you! If you overstay a visa, it might not be a pretty situation. I get questions so frequently from people who are illegally staying in the Philippines.  The reason their stay is illegal is that they have stayed longer than their visa allows.  The common term is that they have “overstayed”.  Some people won’t have much trouble at all because they are…

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Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

By Bob Martin | October 15, 2018 | 306

Guide to Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens As a dual citizen travel can seem complicated Many who are dual citizens in the Philippines can find travel for Philippine Dual Citizens complicated. Do they need a visa? What if they overstay in the Philippines. The procedures are actually not complicated, and I am happy to share the things that I know on the topic. Exit Procedure for Philippine Dual Citizens When the Philippine Dual Citizenship law…

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Move to the Philippines

Move to the Philippines: How to do it

By Bob Martin | October 8, 2018 | 123

Move to the Philippines? Don’t quite know how to move to the Philippines? I wanted to come out with a “Master Article” detailing the process of How to Move to the Philippines, so I have finished it up and here it is. I hope that you will find important information here that you need and will assist you with your Move to the Philippines. If you need more information than what is available here, we…

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13G Visa – Is it a better option for you?

By Bob Martin | October 1, 2018 | 36

The 13G Visa 13G is another Residency Option in the Philippines I have a 13G Visa. A 13G Visa is a Philippine Visa that allows for permanent residence in the Philippines. It is for a Former Philippine Citizen. It also is for the spouse and minor children of a former Citizen of the Philippines. At the time that we moved to the Philippines (May 2000), Feyma was already a US Citizen. Because of that, I…

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13A Resident Visa might be perfect for you to live on or near an island like this!

13A Resident Visa – The Complete Guide

By Bob Martin | September 21, 2018 | 193

Want to Live in the Philippines? The 13A Resident Visa Might be right for you! In my opinion, the 13A Resident Visa is the premier visa for anybody who wants to live in the Philippines. Why? There is no requirement to ever travel outside the country on a visa run. It is a permanent visa that is good for the rest of your life. Personal feeling that the permanency of the visa kind of makes…

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Moving Back to the USA?

Moving back to the USA?

By Bob Martin | September 19, 2018 | 43

Why do Expats in the Philippines move back home? Is Bob Martin going to move back to the USA? For about 3 years or so now, Feyma and I have seriously been considering moving back to the USA. Yep. I said it. After having lived in the Philippines, Feyma and I have considered moving back to the USA. Why? Well, for the first 15 years or so of our life here in the Philippines, we…

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