PHILIPPINES – Additional Documents Required for Alien Employment Permit Applications

Effective 2 April 2018, the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) has confirmed additional documentary requirements for Alien Employment Permit (AEP) applications.

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PHILIPPINES – Annual Report for ACR I-Card Holders Due by 3 March 2018

The Philippines Bureau of Immigration (BI) has issued its guidelines for holders of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Cards (ACR I-Cards) to follow in filing their required Annual Reports (ARs). In the first 60 days of each calendar year, all foreign nationals in the Philippines holding valid ACR I-cards are required to complete this annual reporting procedure.

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PHILIPPINES – New Employment Permit Rules

Effective 1 December 2017, the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) has issued revised rules for the issuance of employment permits to foreign nationals.

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PHILIPPINES – New Employment Permit Rules

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PHILIPPINES – Cancellation of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card Requires Downgrading of Visa

Effective 29 June 2017, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is now requiring an additional document in support of applications for conversion of a 9(a) tourist visa or a temporary visitor visa to a 9(g) Pre-arranged Employment Visa (Commercial).

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PHILIPPINES – New Document Requirement for 9(g) Visa Applications

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PHILIPPINES – Cancellation of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card Requires Downgrading of Visa

The Bureau of Immigration has announced that, effective immediately, foreign nationals wishing to cancel their Alien Certificate of Registration I-Cards (ACR I-Cards) are first required to downgrade their visa to a 9(a) temporary visitor visa. Previously, the requirement to downgrade the visa to a 9(a) temporary visitor visa was not strictly enforced.

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TAIWAN – Upcoming Relaxation of Visa Rules for Nationals of Southeast and South Asian Countries

Effective 1 June 2017, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will further relax visa rules for visitors from countries in South east and South Asia covered by the “New Southbound Policy”.

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TAIWAN – Upcoming Relaxation of Visa Rules for Nationals of Southeast and South Asian Countries

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Taiwan Immigration & Relocation Company (TIRC).