Reminder: Philippines Annual Report Due by March

The Philippines Bureau of Immigration (BI) has issued a notice reminding all registered foreign national in the Philippines to report in person to the BI between January 2 and March 1, 2024.

The following are the requirements for the 2024 Annual Report:

  • Completely filled-out online registration which can be accessed here;
  • Original valid ACR I-Card of card holder or original paper-based ACR with valid visa; Claim stub with official receipt is acceptable for foreign nationals with pending ACR I-Card applications;
  • Original valid passport;
  • Official Receipt covering the latest payment of Annual Report Fee.

Additionally, the Virtual Annual Report shall be available to all registered foreign nationals (except for paper-based ACR holders) present in the Philippines during the annual report period who are holders of valid visas  through online registration here.

The complete list of BI Offices participating in the 2024 Annual Report may be found here.

Failure to report will, at the Immigration Commissioner’s discretion, subject the concerned foreign national to an administrative fine or to prosecution and upon conviction, a fine or imprisonment, or both.

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