Jump to content
  • Commercial Banner Advertisers

Search the Community

Showing results for tags '13a acr'.

More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • Forum Information
    • Forum Rules, Guidelines & Advertising Rates
    • Announcements
    • How To Use This Forum
    • Deceased Members, Family, Friends
  • Classified Advertisements, Barter & Trade
    • Classified Advertisements
    • Barter & Trade
  • News: Philippines & From Around the World
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Discussions, Information & Questions
    • Philippine News
    • Philippine Politics
    • World News
  • Weather Information, Earthquakes & Natural Disasters
    • Philippine Weather: Typhoons, Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters
    • World Weather: Typhoons, Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters
    • Storm Damage, Assistance & Contact Threads
  • Introductions & Socializing In The Philippines
  • Philippines Resident, Tourist & Visitor Information
    • Businesses & Services
    • General Advice
    • Buying or Renting Real Estate
    • Building & Construction In The Philippines
    • Shipping Anything To, From & Within The Philippines
    • Living In The Philippines
    • Military: Active, Reserve, Retired or Disabled Veterans
    • Boating, Swimming, Diving & Fishing In The Philippines
    • Hobbies & Other Interests
    • Sports & Game Events
    • Insurance: Health / Medical, Life, Home, Etc.
    • Social Security, Super, Taxes, Disability, Age Pension, etc.
    • Vehicles, Driving, Servicing & Licensing Information
    • Books, eBooks & Other Informational Materials
  • Where To Find Stuff In The Philippines
    • General Items
    • Services
  • Trip & Travel Information
    • COVID-19 Travel Related Issues, Rules & Regulations
    • Embassy News
    • Passports, Visas, Permits & Immigration
    • Traveling Aboard Ships & Boats
    • Airports, Airlines, Reservations & Ticketing
    • Reviews of Airline, Hotel, Resort, & Travel
    • Where to stay? What to do? What to see?
  • Banking, Currency & Investments
    • Banking and Foreign Exchange
    • Money Talk - Investment Discussions
    • Sending Money To, From Or Within The Philippines
  • Grocery Shopping, Recipes, Restaurants & Bars
    • Alcoholic Drinks: Where To Go, Mixes & Local Suppliers
    • Food, Grocery Shopping & Restaurants
    • Recipes & Food Dishes
  • Health & Safety In The Philippines
    • Birth Control / Contraceptives
    • Health: Medical, Dental, Fitness & Diet
    • Philippines: Safe? Not Safe?
    • Warnings & Dangers In the Philippines
  • Family Life In The Philippines
    • Children Adjusting To Life In The Philippines
    • Children & Medical Issues In The Philippines
    • Schools And Education In The Philippines
    • Warnings & Dangers For Families In The Philippines
  • Filipino Culture: Language, Life & Love
    • Filipino Culture, Mannerisms & Logic
    • Romance, Dating, Marriage & Family
    • Filipino Speaking Forum
    • Spoken Languages: English, Cebuano, Etc.
  • Computers, Cell Phones, Electronics, Internet, Science & Technology
    • Computers, TVs, Software, Internet & Electronics
    • Computer & Electronic Repair
    • Cell Phones - Applications, Calling & Texting
    • Science & Technology
  • Green Living In The Philippines
    • Self Sufficiency
    • Electricity / Power: Mains, Solar, Hydro & Wind Power
    • Farming & Gardening
    • Miscellaneous "Green" Topics
  • Off-Topic: Humor, Music, TV, Videos, Etc.
    • Off-Topic
    • Jokes & Humor
    • Outside The Philippines
    • Music, TV & Movie Related Videos
    • Videos To Share
  • Help an Expat, Philippines Charities, Urgent Blood Requests
    • Help an Expat
    • Philippines Charity Information
  • Archives: August 2006 - December 2013


There are no results to display.

Marker Groups

There are no results to display.

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...

Found 1 result

  1. I've been asked by a forum member to put up a thread to explain about the ACR sec-13(a) card. I hate that card name it's really awkward, unmemorable, bumbly and difficult to type. So from here on I'm just going to refer to this card as the NQI-Card(Non-Quota Immigrant Card) Who is eligible for this card? * Any foreigner who has married a Filipino citizen is eligible to apply for this card. * Foreigners who are bachelors are not eligible for this card. Where do I apply for the NQI-Card ? * Bureau of Immigration, 2nd Floor, 'J' Mall, Mandaue. What are the benefits and entitlements of this card ? 1. You are recognized as a legal immigrant in the Phils. 2. This card gives you permanent residence status in the Phils. 3. You are legally allowed to work or start a business in the Phils 4. When you travel outside the Philippines, you can use native instead of foreigner queues at airport immigration in the Phils. 5. You don't have to exit the Philippines once a year because you are regarded as a permanent resident -- not a tourist. 6. The initial application fee for the NQI-Card is about 12,000 pesos($230 or GBP 163). 7. Yearly NQI-Card renewal can be done at the BI in J Mall Mandaue. It only costs 310 pesos per year to maintain your NQI status 9. There is no compulsory payment of $10,000 or $20,000 into a govt bank as occurs when you apply for SRRV status(Special Resident Retiree Visa). 10. Initial upfront cost of applying is only $230 or GBP 169 11. Cheap yearly renewal -- only 310 pesos a year. What are the downsides? 1. When you travel outside the Philippines you must take your wife with you otherwise, when you come back, your foreigner status reverts back to tourist status. 2. The initial paperwork and requirements for the NQI-Card are pretty hellish which is about par for the course. 3. The card can take up to a year to be issued. You may be issued a "Probationary Resident" card in the interim period. Read more about the ACR sec-13(a) card requirements xxxxx.
  • Commercial Banner Advertisers

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Guidelines. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue..