FAC Update March / April 2020

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Update MAR-APR 2020Bureau of Immigration: 

  • In March 2020 BI intercepts 242 Foreign illegal workers at NAIA
  • BI arrested 30 undocumented Indian Citizen in Quezon City
  • Application perioded for the 2020 – 2021 Accredition is hereby set from 01. APR 2020 to 01. MAY 2020
  • BI arrest Myanmar Citizen for Overstaying and one Iranian for undesirability Caces


Department of Labor and Employment:

  • Start 16. MAR 2020 NEW business hours Monday – Thursday 07:00 AM – 07:00 PM only
  • Companies or Clients needed AEP – please send your Request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • The Alien Employment Permit (AEP) is a permit issued to a nonresident alien or foreign national seeking admission to the Philippines for employment purposes

CITY HALL Quezon City:

  • New Application and Requirements for “Mayor Business Permit” 2020
  • Now called “Permit to Operate” and additionally required “ENVIRONMENTAL Inspection Certificate

Corona Virus:

  • Travel from and To Manila suspended from MAR 15 as Code Red Sublevel 2 raised over COVID 19
  • Public Buildings unpopulated
  • All scholl's for one month suspended
  • The Community Quarantine, which would take place from March 15 to April 14, would be implemented to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus disease or COVID-19 The Metro Manila Council on 14 MAR 2020 announced that the 17 mayors unanimously agreed to a resolution to pass ordinances that will eventually set an 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Curfew. public transport including the Light Rail Transit, Metro Rail Transit and Philippine National Railways would continue, This would cover temporary travel restrictions in the Metro Manila

Business update:

  • The actual February 2020 inflation is within the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ forecast of 2.4 percent to 3.2 percent
  • Review Philippine Business Barometer Stocks FEB 2020 from Philippine Statistics Authority.



Quota Visa denied - We can help

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As Goethe didn't say: “and here, poor fool, I stand once more, no wiser than I was before”.

If your Quota Visa Application denied, you have scant time to act !

We can help – Make within 8 day's after releasing ORDER of denied Interview.


Bring follow documents to Interview:

  • photocopy ORDER
  • photocopy Bank Certificate
  • photocopy NBI Clearance
  • photocopy of Qualification Skills etc.
  • Passport

Appointment for Interview: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


FAC Update February 2020

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FAC-Philippines---Monthly-Update-FEB klAnnual Report 2020 - In Accordance with Opperation OrderJHM-2019-011 al registered Foreign shall by the 29th of February 2020 at the latest report in person or accredited Agent wirth SPA, to the Bureau of Immigration. According to BI Commissioner Jaime Morente, the Annual Report of Aliens is required under the 1950 Alien Registration Act, and that failure to comply may result in fines, Cancellation of Visas, or Deportation

NOTE - every Applicant in ECC process to forget the last Annual Report must pay yearly 2.000 Peso Penalty.

Example - 2018 and 2019 don't pay Annual Report - process 2020 the Applicant must pay incl. Express Lane Fee - 5.420 Peso. 

NOTE - 47(a)2 Visa Holders (PEZA) are exempted from ACR I-Card Requirement.

NOTE - The Process Fee (accredited Agent) for "Annual Report" ughtn't 1.200,- Peso's to outvalue !

NOTE - Foreign Nationals working in the Philippine are no longer required to be registered with Pag-IBIG,Foreign can be refunded by filing an Application for claims.

NOTE - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) eyes to Foreign Nationals who were employed in the Philippine without the necessary Work Permits.

NOTE - New Application for Overstaying for more than Six (6) Months, also new requested detailed Afidavit of Explanation.  

NOTE - Foreign direct Investment plunged to 5.1 Billion USD from January to September 2019, a 37% drop compared to the same period the year before, the Philippine Central Bank said on 10 DEC 2019

NOTE - The Department of Tourism publis that 82.121 German Tourist visit 2019 (JAN-OCT) the Philippines.

NOTE - Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced that the new P20 coin will be rolled out in the first quarter of 2020. It will co-exist with the P20 bill, which will be removed from circulation through natural attrition.

  • The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said it arrested more than 2,000 illegal aliens in 2019 as a result of its intensified campaign against Foreigners who violate the Country’s Immigration laws. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said that its operatives arrested in 2019 more than 400 Foreign Fugitives who hid in the Country to evade prosecution for their crimes.
  • Immigration Authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have reported another modus operandi of Human Trafficking Syndicates wherein female victims are made to pose as nannies of minor children so they could evade Immigration Scrutiny.
  • BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said in a Statement, "2020 will be the year that they reap what the have sowed in Terms of Improvements laid out in the past years. We open the year with a 2020 vision of what’s in store for the Bureau, we have laid out numerous improvements for the past years, now it’s time to see how these changes have improved the system,he added"
  • The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has posted a record high income of more than P11 billion last year, up by 29 percent than its revenue in 2018.
  • Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente on 21. January 2020 suspended the accreditation of an Agency after it was reportedly caught duplicating approved Visa Orders



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TALL 2020Thousands of Residents in the Philippines have been ordered to evacuate their Homes after a Volcano began spewing ash into the Sky.

Seismologists say the Ta'al Volcano could errupt any day, following a series of earthquakes, rumblings and magma flows. The Ta'al Volcano lies just 65 kilometers south of the Philippine capital Manila, which has closed its airport due to huge plumes of ash belching from the volcano.

The clouds have been generating volcanic lightning. Ashfall has made road travel dangerous in nearby towns. School classes have been cancelled, and residents have been advised to stay indoors and use masks.


Annoucement Holiday's

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FAC-Christmas-Greeting-01 Please be informed that the FAC Immigration Consultancy Office will be closed due to official Holidays on fixed period of time:

20. December 2019 to 06. January 2020.

The FAC Team will resume regular operations on Monday, 06 January 2020.

Emergency aid only contact follow Number + 63 915 826 2657 (liable to pay the Emergency cost)