Student Visa

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Philippines
About
Requirements
Cost of Living
Expats
Talent Migration

About

All foreign nationals who are at least 18 years old and shall take up a course of study higher than high school at a University, seminary or college requires a student visa to study in Philippines.

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Duration

12 Month(s)

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Citizenship

120 Month(s)

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Fees

160 USD

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P. Residency

N/A

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Processing time

3-5 Week(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Student Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a valid passport
  • You need to be enrolled in education institute in Philippines
  • You need valid health insurance
  • You need sufficient funds to cover stay period in Phillipines
  • You need clean criminal record

Which documents do I need to apply for the Student Visa?

10 Document Required

  • Joint letter request addressed to the Commissioner from the authorized representative of the petitioning school and applicant, using the school letterhead with dry seal
  • Duly accomplished CGAF for Student Visa and Special Study Permit
  • Photocopy of passport pages bearing the bio-page, latest admission with valid authorized stay and Bureau of Quarantine(BOQ) stamp
  • Notice of Acceptance of the applicant bearing a clear impression of the school’s official dry seal
  • Endorsement addressed to the Commissioner from the school for the conversion of the applicant’s status, signed by the School Registrar
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Admission from Commission on Higher Education (CHED), in case of Medicine/Dentistry
  • CHED Endorsement for transfer and shifting of course, if applicable
  • National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance, if application is filed six (6) months or more from the date of first arrival in the Philippines
  • Photocopy of BI school accreditation ID of the registrar or school representative
  • BI Clearance Certificate

Talent Migration data for Philippines

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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