Who can apply?

Non-visa required tourists admitted initially for thirty (30) days and is requesting for an initial extension of twenty-nine (29) days

Where to apply?

BI Main Office

Other Immigration Offices (Click here to see the list of offices authorized to process this transaction)

What to bring?

1. Checklist TVS-C-VE-2016 with complete documentary requirements

2. Application Form TVS-CGAF-VE-2016

3. Additional Information on Applicant's children  (if needed)

How to apply?

  1. Secure the CGAF from either at the Public Information and Assistance Unit (PIAU) at BI G/F Main Office or from the official BI Website.

  2. Submit the completely filled-out application form and attachments together with the passport to the frontline officer.

  3. If the applicant has no derogatory records, a BI Clearance Certificate shall be issued. Otherwise, the applicant must proceed to the Verification and Certification Unit for Clearance.

  4. Get the Order of Payment Slip and proceed to Cashier for payment.

  5. Pay the fees and get the Official Receipt.

  6. Submit the Official Receipt with the application form, attachments and passport to the receiving/assessment Officer.

  7. Claim the passport stamped with the requested extension of stay.

How much does it cost?



Visa Waiver

Php 500. 00

Visa Waiver Application Fee

1, 000. 00

Certification Fee

500. 00

Legal Research Fee (LRF) for each immigration fee except Head Tax and Fines

30. 00

Express Fee

1, 000.00


Php 3, 030. 00


  • Fine for Overstaying – (additional) Php 500.00 per month

  • Motion for Reconsideration for Overstaying – (additional) Php 500.00

  • LFR – Php 10.00


*Fees are updated as of 06 March 2014 and may change without prior notice.



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