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I paid 95,000 to Immigration and 20,000 for airfares to Manila including accommodation Medical test. Now I think they are asking 250K to 300K and that was 2 years ago.
To renew the Visa I paid 6,500 and 310 pesos per year. Its cheap for me back then as I am not married.........my partner here is a Administrative Officer/Bureau of Immigration Liaison Officer she was the one to go to Cebu as I gave her A special power of Attorney.