If you need assistance in obtaining a visa or dealing with any other concern before the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation, our immigration lawyers are well-equipped to assist you. We help employers obtain visas for newly-hired employees, extend or renew working visas for existing employees, and apply for a change of status to a new visa category. We likewise assist tourists in extending their period of stay in the country, and changing the status of their admission from Tourist to a new visa category. We help former Filipino citizens apply for a Balikbayan visa or reacquire Philippine citizenship. Finally, we render legal assistance to foreign nationals who were arrested by the operatives of the Bureau of Immigration, included in the Immigration Black List, or barred from re-entering the Philippines. Our immigration practice includes:
Preparation, evaluation and/or endorsement of application for the issuance of the following visas, among others
- 9-G (Employment Visa);
- Student Visa;
- Temporary Resident Visa;
- Extension of Temporary Resident Visa;
- Temporary Visitor Visa;
- Long Stay Visitor Visa Extension (LSVVE);
- Permanent Resident Visa;
- 13-A Visa (Marriage to Filipino);
- Quota Immigrant;
- Special Non-Immigrant Visa;
- Special Investors’ Resident Visa (SIRV);
- Special Retirees Resident Visa (SRRV);
- Treaty Trader or Treaty Investor Visa.
Preparation, evaluation and/or endorsement of application for the issuance of the following permits:
- Special Study Permit;
- Provisional Work Permit;
- Special Work Permit.
Lifting of Blacklist.