ADVISORY

The public is hereby informed that the official electronic (e)-mail address of the Bureau of Immigration (xinfo@immigration.gov.ph) is currently non-operational due to system upgrading of the e-mail delivery system.

All immigration related concerns and inquiries can be sent to immiPH@gmail.com and binoc_immigration@hotmail.ph. You may also reach us through our hotline number (632)465-2400 local 200. For announcements and advisories, you may also visit our official website at [www.immigration.gov.ph] and official facebook(https://www.facebook.com/officialbureauofimmigration) and twitter (@ImmigrationPH) accounts.

 


ANNOUNCEMENT

Re: Qualifying Examination on 11 October 2014

Updated List of Qualified Examinees and Examinations Schedule:
 
October 11, 2014
 
 
 
Note: Kindly check on the updated list of room assignments and schedule of examination as well additional reminders. (LYCEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES, Real Street, Manila)

Reminders:

Be at the designated testing center thirty (30) minutes before your scheduled examination. LATE COMERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THE EXAM.

   1. Bring valid IDs, Mongol pencils (Number 2) and scratch sheets of paper.

   2. Only applicants who passed the qualifying examination will be interviewed in the afternoon. Wear APPROPRIATE ATTIRE for   the interview.

   3. Bring a copy of your Personal Data Sheet (PDS).


BI ADVISORY SBM NO. 2014-002

IMMIGRATION SECONDARY INSPECTION OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS WHO ARE NATIONALS OF, WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM, OR WITH ITINERARIES TO CERTAIN COUNTRIES

 


IMMIGRATION ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR No. SBM-2014-001

PRESCRIBED PERIODS FOR LIFTING OF ENTRIES FROM THE BLACKLIST


 

 

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENT:

BI DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY LOGO-MAKING AND THEME CONTEST

To start-off the countdown to the Bureau of Immigration 75th Anniversary on 03 September 2015, the Bureau will be holding a Logo-Making and Theme Contest from 07 October to 27 October 2014.

 

For the Mechanics, Rules and Regulation, please click here.

 



ALIEN REGISTRATION PROGRAM (ARP) FORMS

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENT

SCHEDULE OF ORAL EXAMINATION OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR PROMOTION

Oral examination for qualified applicants for promotion is scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday, next week, 16-17 September 2014. Next-in-rank employees should bring their Personal Data Sheet (PDS), proof of eligibility, copies of transcript of records (TOR) and diploma.
Failure to appear therein shall be deemed as waiver on their part to be considered for promotion.

List of oral examination with designated venues and specific schedule of interview.

 


  

ADVISORY 

The Alien Registration Program (ARP), a Bureau of Immigration (BI) - Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative, aims to: (i) Account; (ii) Register and re-register; (iii) Capture information; (iv) Update BI’s alien database and (iv) Provide assistance for visa-related problems.

The ARP shall be held from 01 October 2014 until 30 September 2015.  Aliens may apply at any authorized BI Regional Office 1.  Bring a duly filled-out ARP form (form and additional information is available at www.immigration.gov.ph) and any valid identification (e.g. passport, driver’s license).

Registered aliens under this program may be primary beneficiaries of future social integration/legalization programs of the government.

For inquiries, you may contact the following numbers: (02)465-2400 locals 208, 444 and 447. 

Regional Offices click here.

                                                                                                     



SUBMISSION OF LETTERS OF UNDERTAKING 
ON VISA APPLICATIONS 

Effective immediately, the BI shall allow the submission of Letters of Undertaking to submit documents which need authentication abroad within a maximum period of sixty (60) days from filing of visa application. For further details, please click here.

ADVISORY FROM THE BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION TO ALL REGISTERED FOREIGN NATIONALS IN THE PHILIPPINES

The BI Commissioner, through the Alien Registration Division (ARD) issues some reminders to all registered foreign nationals especially providing guidance during registration, amendment of entries in their registration, annual reporting, renewal of ACR I-Cards obtaining the proper Emigration Clearance Certificate (ECC) when leaving the country. For details, please click here.

 

Attention:

The Personnel Selection Board (PSB) is inviting all qualified Bureau of Immigration (BI) personnel and applicants to apply for promotion in the 56 vacant positions, and hiring of 119 vacant positions in the Board of Special Inquiry (BSI), Administrative Division, Financial and Management Division (FMD), Intelligence Division, Alien Registration Division (ARD) and Immigration Regulation Division (IRD). To see application requirements and the summary of said positions, click here.

BI CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

BI Commissioner Siegfred B. Mison recently issued Operations Order No. SBM-2014-021 dated 30 May 2014, requiring the submission of an original BI Clearance Certification in all applications involving the same, instead of a Certificate of Not the Same Person (NTSP).

It was underscored that a Certificate of NTSP is NOT equivalent to BICC.

For details click here

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PETITIONERS FOR RE-ACQUISITION / RETENTION OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP WITH VARYING NAMES

BI Commissioner Mison issued Operations Order No. SBM-2014-027 prescribing for additional documentary requirements for petitions for re-acquisition/retention of Philippine Citizenship, in which applicant’s name in the Birth Certificate or other documents varies from the name appearing in the foreign-issued passports. Please be guided accordingly. For details, click here.

IMMIGRATION STICKER VISA LABEL

 

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