The Philippine government’s annual reporting period for foreign nationals is open until March 1.

Key Points:

  • Foreign nationals or their representative must report in-person to participating Bureau of Immigration offices on or before March 1and bring their:
    • Original registration identity card (ACR I-card).
    • Valid passport (except for refugees and stateless nationals).
  • Individuals must schedule an appointment for the 2022 annual report through this website.
  • Individuals who fail to report before March 1 may face administrative fines or other penalties.

Additional Information: Foreign nationals holding immigrant visas, non-immigrant visas or alien certificate of registration identity cards must complete the annual reporting requirement within the first two months of each calendar year. Temporary Visitor Pass and Tourist Visa holders are exempt from the annual reporting requirement.

BAL Analysis: Foreign nationals are reminded to complete registration procedures as early as possible to avoid the rush before the deadline.

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