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Requirements for Admission

A.  For International/Non-Filipino Students

  • Copy of school records from the school last attended with English translation and authentication from the Philippine Embassy in the country where the documents originated.
  • Photocopy of Alien Certificate of Registration (I-Card)
  • Photocopy of Passport and VISA (Student/Missionary)
  • Recommendation Letter from Bishop or Community Leader for Religious Sister/Priest /Brother
  • Two Passport-Size (1x1.5) color ID pictures

B.  For Transferee: International/Non-Filipino Students

  • Certificate of Transfer Credentials.
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character from the school last attended.
  • Photocopy of Alien Certificate of Registration (I-Card)
  • y)Photocopy of Passport and VISA (Student/Missionar

C.  Enrolment Requirements: For Filipino Students

  • Official Transcript of Records
  • Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate
  • Two Passport-Size (1x1.5) color ID pictures

D.  For Transferee: For Filipino Students

  • Certificate of Transfer Credentials
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character from school last attended.

E.  Cross-Enrollees:

  • Written permission to cross-enroll from home school.

 

New Student

Foreign

Original copy of school records from college last attended with English translation and authentication from the embassy

Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR)

Student/Missionary Visa

Passport

Four (4) 1x1 ID pictures

Recommendation letter from superior or/and head of Organization/Institution

Filipino

Original copy of school records from college last attended

Birth Certificate

Four (4) 1x1 ID pictures

 

Transferee

Foreign

Original copy of school records from college last attended with English translation and authentication from the embassy

Certificate of good moral character

Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR)

Student/Missionary Visa

Passport

Four (4) 1x1 ID pictures

Filipino

Original copy of school records from college last attended

Birth Certificate

Certificate of good moral character

Four (4) 1x1 ID pictures

Who can apply?

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

Where to apply?

BI Main Office

Other Immigration Offices (Click here to see the list of offices authorized to process this transaction)

What to bring?

  1. with complete documentary requirements Checklist
  2. Application Form
  3. Additional Information on Applicant's children  (if needed)

How to apply?

  1. Secure the CGAF from either at the Public Information and Assistance Unit (PIAU) at BI G/F Main Office or from the official BI Website.

  2. Submit the documents for pre-screening to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) or to the frontline officer or staff of other Immigration Offices able to process this transaction.

  3. Pay the required fees.

  4. Submit copy of Official Receipt.

  5. Proceed to Image and Fingerprint Capturing Counter of the Alien Registration Division (ARD) and submit requirements for ACR I-Card application

  6. Check website if visa application is already approved.

  7. If approved, submit passport for visa implementation.

  8. If ACR I-Card is approved, claim ACR I-Card.

 

Documentary Requirements for Conversion to Student Visa

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