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					ISSUANCE OF VISA

[Please see sample of the requirements for non-immigrant visas
or temporary visitor’s visa (9-a)].

VISA FORMS

   1) [Please see sample of FA Form No. 2-A for applicants who can come to the Embassy personally to
      apply for a temporary visitor’s visa (9-a)];

   2) [Please see sample of FA Form No. 2 for applicants who are unable to personally appear before a
      Consular Officer to apply for a temporary visitor’s visa (9-a)]; and,

   3) [Please see sample of the Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) set of Forms (Bureau of Philippine
      Immigration Memo, Affidavit of Request for WEG, Affidavit of Consent and Guaranty, and visa
      application form (FA Form No. 2-A).

       After both parents (of the non-Filipino traveler below 15 years old who is neither accompanied by a
       parent or not coming to join a parent in the Philippines) completely filled out the required forms for
       WEG, the following should be submitted along with the filled out forms:

          a) Copy of the birth certificate of the child;
          b) Copy of affidavit of support from a relative/person in the Philippines with whom said minor
             will be staying;
          c) Copy of the child’s passport;
          d) Copy of the passport of the accompanying adult or guardian;
          e) Copy of itinerary of travel or airline tickets of the minor and the accompanying adult or
             guardian; and,
          f) Consular fee of C$34.50 for the visa and consular fee of C$28.75 for the affidavit of consent
             and guaranty.

               NOTE: (Please also take note that there is a waiver fee of Philippine pesos 3,500.00 to be paid
       to Philippine Immigration authorities upon arrival of the minor in the Philippines).
                                REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS
                                    TEMPORARY VISITOR’S VISA (9-a)


Canadian passport holders visiting the Philippines for business or for pleasure may be permitted to enter the
Philippines without visas for a stay not exceeding twenty-one (21) days provided:

    1. they have onward or return bookings; and,
    2. their passports are valid for at least six (6) months beyond their intended length of stay in the Philippines

For all other nationalities, please contact the Embassy at the numbers listed below.

VISA APPLICATION IN PERSON (FA Form No. 2-A)

Canadian passport holders visiting the Philippines for business or for pleasure and intending to stay for more than
twenty-one days, should personally apply for a temporary visitor’s visa (9-a) and submit the following:

    1. duly-accomplished visa application form;
    2. one (1) passport photo signed at the lower bottom portion;
    3. copy of return ticket or itinerary or evidence of financial capability for those traveling for pleasure, or a letter
       of guarantee from the firm sponsoring the trip for those traveling for business;
    4. visa fee:

        C$34.50          - single entry valid for three (3) months**
        C$69.00          - multiple entry valid for six (6) months**
        C$103.50         - multiple entry valid for one (1) year**

    5. passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the length of stay in the Philippines; and,
    6. other additional documents which the Consular Officer may require.

Visa fee is payable in cash, postal money order, certified cheque or cashier’s cheque drawn in favor of the Embassy of
the Philippines. Personal cheques are not accepted.

**Period within which the visa may be used. Length of stay for holders of temporary visitor’s visa (9-a) is 59 days.
Those whose stay in the Philippines will exceed 59 days must secure an extension of stay from the Bureau of
Immigration and pay the required fees.

VISA APPLICATION BY MAIL (FA Form No. 2)

If the applicant is unable to personally appear before a Consular Officer, the visa application (FA Form No. 2) must be
duly notarized and submitted with the other requirements. A pre-paid courier envelope (Xpresspost) must be enclosed
to ensure the safe return of the applicant’s passport and other documents. The application and supporting documents
should be mailed to:

Embassy of the Philippines
130 Albert Street Suite 606
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G4
Attention: Consular Section

For visa inquiries, call (613) 233-1121 ext. 101; fax (613) 233-4165; e-mail: embassyofphilippines@rogers.com

Last updated: 31 August 2007
        FA Form No. 2-A (Revised 1981)
        FORMS NOT FOR SALE

                                           FOREIGN SERVICE OF THE PHILIPPINES
                                              EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
                                                          OTTAWA
                                                                                                    passport-sized
                                                   CONSULAR SECTION
                                                                                                       photo of
                                         APPLICATION FOR NON-IMMIGRANT VISA
                                                                                                     applicant w/
                                                                                                     signature at
                                                   PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY                             lower bottom
                                                                                                       portion

SURNAME                                    FIRST NAME                              MIDDLE NAME

DATE OF BIRTH                              PLACE OF BIRTH                         CITIZENSHIP

CIVIL STATUS ( ) Single ( ) Married ( ) Widowed ( ) Divorced ( ) Separated                   Sex ( ) Male ( ) Female
If married, state name and address of spouse:

TEL. NO.                                  PRESENT ADDRESS IN CANADA

OCCUPATION                                FINANCIAL MEANS OF SUPPORT

PASSPORT NO.                       DATE OF ISSUE               ISSUED BY                    VALID UNTIL

PURPOSE OF ENTRY                   INCLUSIVE DATES OF STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES               LENGTH OF STAY

NAME AND ADDRESS OF REFERENCES AND/OR IMMEDIATE RELATIVES IN THE PHILIPPINES


SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT                                   DATE


                               PLEASE DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE, FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY



      VISA NO. ________ GRANTED ON ___________________AS NON-IMMIGRANT UNDER, SECTION _____
OF THE PHILIPPINE IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1940, AS AMENDED, VALID UNTIL____________________.
      VISA INCLUDES:_________________________________________________________________________
      CONSULAR NOTATIONS:__________________________________________________________________


Fee: ____________
O.R. No._______________                                                          __________________________________
Service No. __________                                                                      Consular Officer

RECEIVED PASSPORT DULY VISAED:

____________________________
Date:_______________________
     FA Form No. 2 (Revised 1981)

           FOREIGN SERVICE OF THE PHILIPPINES                                                                          Applicant’s Signed
             EMBASSY OF THE PHILLIPPINES                                                                                  Photograph
                      OTTAWA

           APPLICATION FOR NON-IMMIGRANTS

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Surname                                  First Name                                           Middle Name
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Date of Birth                                                                                 Sex ( ) Male  ( ) Female
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Place of Birth                                                                                Citizenship
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Civil Status
( ) Single ( ) Separated
( ) Married ( ) Divorced ( ) Widowed________________________________________________________________________________________________
Applicant’s Address
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Occupation
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Names and Ages of Children

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Father’s Name                                         Mother’s Name
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Description of Travel Document

Type                         No.                               Date Issued                      Issued By   Valid Until
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Other persons traveling to the Philippines with applicant under the same or separate travel documents


__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Port of Entry                       Purpose of Entry                               Length of Stay
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address in the Philippines
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Reference/s in the Philippines
          Name                                        Address

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Destination after the Philippines
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Supporting documents offered for inspection
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Were you ever refused any kind of visa for, denied admission into or deported/removed at government expense from the Philippines?

( ) No
( ) Yes (State circumstances)___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
I understand that I may enter the Philippines at a Port of Entry designated by the Philippine Immigration Authorities and with the permission of and under the
conditions, including the giving of bond, imposed by those authorities.

I solemnly swear that the foregoing are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

                                                                                  _____________________________________________
                                                                                              Signature of Applicant
                                                                                  Date:
Subscribed and sworn to before me this _________ day of _____________________, _________.

                                                                        _____________________________________________
                                                                                Notary Public/Commissioner of Oaths
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(For Official Use Only)

           Visa No. _______________ granted on ______________________________________as non-immigrant under Section ________________of the
Philippine Immigration Act of 1940, as amended.

           Valid until __________________________________.

Fee Paid:______________
O.R. No.:________________                                                              _________________________________________________
Service No.: ___________                                                                       Consul of the Republic of the Philippines

Remarks, if any:
                                                      REPUBLLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
                                                        DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
                                                 BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
                                                    MAGALLANES DRIVE, INTRAMUROS
                                                            1002 MANILA

MEMORANDUM
TO                           :         ALL IMMIGRATION SUPERVISORS,
                                       IMMIGRATION OFFICERS AND OTHERS
                                       CONCERNED

RE                           :         WAIVER OF EXCLUSION GROUND (W.E.G.)
                                       FOR UNACCOMPANIED MINOR

DATE                         :         19 JANUARY 2000

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x

         In line with our thrust for decentralization aimed at bringing better and specific service to the
travelling public and considering that Waiver of Exclusion Ground (W.E.G.) implementation has been
ordered suspended by the President, you are hereby informed that, effective immediately, all applications
for W.E.G. for non-Filipino travelers; arriving at NAIA or NAIA CT II who are below fifteen (15) years old,
neither accompanied by or not coming to join a parent in the Philippines, shall be signed and approved by
the Head Supervisor, BI-NAIA, subject to the following conditions:

         1.        Submission of affidavit of request, and consent by either parent or legally appointed guardian
                   of the child, naming therein the person who will be accompanying the child to the Philippines
                   and with whom the child will reside in the country’

         2.        Clear photocopy of the data page of the child’s passport;

         3.        Clear photocopy of the data page of the passport of the accompanying adult or guardian;

         4.        Payment of immigration fees.

         For strict compliance.
                                                                     ________________________
                                                                               Date
Office of the Commissioner
Bureau of Immigration
Magallanes Drive, Manila

Through:       The Philippine Embassy
               Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Re:   Request for Waiver of Exclusion Ground for ___________________________________________
                                                               Name of Minor
Sir/Madam:

       Pursuant to Section 29 (a-12) of the Philippine Immigration Act, as amended, I/We respectfully
request for a waiver of exclusion ground for:

Name of Minor: __________________________________________________________________________
Citizenship: ___________________________________________ Age: ____________________________
Name of Father: __________________________________________________________________________
Name of Mother: _________________________________________________________________________
Name of Legal Guardian: __________________________________________________________________
Address in Canada: _______________________________________________________________________
Tel. No. (Office): __________________________________Tel No. (Home):__________________________
Name of Person Accompanying Minor: _______________________________________________________
Relationship to Minor: ____________________________________________________________________
Departure Date: __________________________________________Airline/Flight No._________________
Relative/Person in the Philippines with whom minor will be staying:
Name: ________________________________________Relationship:_______________________________
Address: ________________________________________________________________________________
Tel. No. _________________________________________________________________________________

        In compliance with Law Instruction No. RBR-99-001 of the Bureau of Immigration, I/We have
attached the birth certificate of the above-named minor, my/our affidavit of consent and guaranty and
an affidavit of support from a relative/person in the Philippines with whom the said minor will be
staying.

        The original/certified true copies of the attached documents will be presented and the waiver fee
paid to Immigration authorities upon arrival of above-named minor in the Philippines.

                                                              Very truly yours,

                                                      ___________________________________________
                                                            Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian

        SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this ______day of _____________________, _______
Affiant exhibited to me his/her ______________________________________________________________
Issued on ___________________________________________ in __________________________________.


                                                              ____________________________________
                                                                       Consul/Notary Public
Doc. No.: ___________
Page No.: ________
Book No.: _______
Series of: _______
O.R. No.: _____________
Service No.: __________
        FA Form No. 2-A (Revised 1981)
        FORMS NOT FOR SALE

                                           FOREIGN SERVICE OF THE PHILIPPINES
                                              EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
                                                          OTTAWA

                                                   CONSULAR SECTION

                                         APPLICATION FOR NON-IMMIGRANT VISA

                                                   PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY



SURNAME                                    FIRST NAME                              MIDDLE NAME

DATE OF BIRTH                              PLACE OF BIRTH                         CITIZENSHIP

CIVIL STATUS ( ) Single ( ) Married ( ) Widowed ( ) Divorced ( ) Separated                   Sex ( ) Male ( ) Female
If married, state name and address of spouse:

TEL. NO.                                  PRESENT ADDRESS IN CANADA

OCCUPATION                                FINANCIAL MEANS OF SUPPORT

PASSPORT NO.                       DATE OF ISSUE               ISSUED BY                    VALID UNTIL

PURPOSE OF ENTRY                   INCLUSIVE DATES OF STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES               LENGTH OF STAY

NAME AND ADDRESS OF REFERENCES AND/OR IMMEDIATE RELATIVES IN THE PHILIPPINES


SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT                                   DATE


                               PLEASE DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE, FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY



      VISA NO. ________ GRANTED ON ___________________AS NON-IMMIGRANT UNDER, SECTION _____
OF THE PHILIPPINE IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1940, AS AMENDED, VALID UNTIL____________________.
      VISA INCLUDES:_________________________________________________________________________
      CONSULAR NOTATIONS:__________________________________________________________________


Fee: ____________
O.R. No._______________                                                          __________________________________
Service No. __________                                                                      Consular Officer

RECEIVED PASSPORT DULY VISAED:

____________________________
Date:_______________________
                               AFFIDAVIT OF CONSENT AND GUARANTY

      I/We __________________________________________, _______________________, of
                         AFFIANT                            CITIZENSHIP

legal age, resident of _______________________________________________________________
having been duly sworn to in accordance with law, depose and state:

      1. That I/We am/are the ____________________________________________________ of
                                     FATHER/MOTHER/LEGAL GUARDIAN
      ___________________________________, who was born on ________________________
               NAME OF MINOR
      in ____________________________________;

      2. That said minor will be travelling to the Philippines on __________________________
      unaccompanied/accompanied by _______________________________________________

      3. That I/We hereby give authority to _______________________________________to be
      in full custody over my/our son/daughter for the duration of his/her stay in the Philippines;

      4. That I/We have sufficient funds to defray the expenses to be incurred b my/our son/daughter
         during his/her stay in the Philippines and hereby guaranty that he/she shall not become a public
         charge to the Philippine Government;

      5. That I/We are executing this affidavit to support our request for a waiver of exclusion ground
         with the Bureau of Immigration.



                                                      _______________________________
                                                                 Affiant/s
______________________________________________________________________________________


       SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this ______ day of _____________________,_______
in ________________________________; affiant/s exhibited the following identification cards:

      ID Presented                                             Date/Place Issued
____________________________________               _____________________________________________
____________________________________               _____________________________________________


                                                                  _________________________________
                                                                         Consul/Notary Public
Doc. No.: _________
Page No.: ______
Book No.: _______
Series of: ________
O.R. No.: ___________
Service No.: _______

				
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