Documents Checklist for Philippines Visa
Mandatory Requirements for Philippines visa on arrival:
So Original Passport with the validity of minimum six months from the date of return and minimum two blank pages for visa stamping.
Please Note: So attach first page, last page & observation page of passport along with all old passports (if any).
Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35 mm x 45 mm).
Additionally note: So photograph should not more than 3 months old, scan or staple and should not used in any of the previous visas.
Personal Cover Letter:
Covering-letter from applicant stating his name, designation, passport number, purpose & duration of visit and number of entries applied for (single/multiple entry valid for 6 months or 1 yr). So the letter should be duly signed by the applicant and addressed to “The Visa Officer, Embassy of the Republic of Philippines”.
Please Note: Covering-Letter on Letterhead if applicant is Self Employee or on plain paper if Employee.
If visiting to any friend/relative, an invitation letter stating the applicant’s details and complete address & contact no of the invitee along with the copy of his passport, valid visa, Alien card and an updated bank statement for last three months has to be submitted.
Bank Statements and ITR:
a) So Company’s and Personal ITR for the last 3 yrs.
b) So Original Company and Personal Bank Statement with minimum balance of Rs. 100000 for last six months stating the applicant’s name, address and account number along with Bank’s name, Telephone Number, Bank’s stamp & signature of authorised signatory.
c) So Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveller’s Cheque.
Proof of Employment:
a) So Certificate of the current employment from employer stating employer’s full name address and telephone no., applicant’s length of service.
b) So NOC Letter from the employer.
c) So Salary slip for 6 months.
a) So Copy of Income Tax Return for last three years.
b) So Company registration copy with director naming list/ partnership deed.
a) So Leave Sanction Letter, School ID Card and NOC from school mentioning the dates of trip.
Confirmed air ticket.
a) If applicant is under 15 years & travelling alone or to be accompanied by a person other than a parent: An Affidavit of Support and Consent to Travel has to be provided and the affidavit must be executed by either or both parents indicating travelling companion of minor and address of Philippines. The letter should be duly notarised by a local Notary Public & attested by the MEA followed by consular officer of the Philippine Embassy. This affidavit must be presented before immigration officials at the port of entry in the Philippines upon the minor’s arrival in the Philippines.
b) So if applicant is Spouse of a Philippine Citizen: Name of the Filipino spouse should be indicated in the applicant’s passport or Copy of Report of Marriage issued by the Philippine Embassy or Philippine National Statistics office has to be provided.
c) So if applicant is Minor Child of a Filipino Parent: Copy of Birth Certificate and Copy of Parent’s valid passports has to be provided.