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Special Resident Retirement Visa (SRRV) is a privilege granted to foreigners who would like to have a permanent resident status in the Philippines. For investing in the Philippines, foreigners can enter and leave the country as many times and as long as one wishes, including family members. With a Special Resident Visa, a holder can live, do business, study in the Philippines indefinitely.

 

Requirements for Special Resident Retirement Visa

 

Principal Applicant:

  • Application Form

  • Passport with valid entry to the Philippines

  • National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance or Police Clearance (to be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy)

  • Medical Clearance (if applicant is abroad, this clearance must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy)

  • 6 pieces 6" x 6" pictures

  • 6 pieces 1" x 1" pictures

  • Bank Certification from an accredited bank of the Philippine Retirement Authority of bank deposit (US$ 50,000 for 50 years old & above, $75,000 for 35 to 49 years)

  • Processing fee: US$ 1,500

Spouse / Dependent:

  • Application Form

  • Passport with valid entry to the Philippines

  • NBI Clearance or Police Clearance (to be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy for 18 years old and above)

  • Medical Clearance (if applicant is abroad, this clearance must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy)

  • 6 pieces 6" x 6" pictures

  • 6 pieces 1" x 1" pictures

  • Marriage Certificate (authenticated by the Philippine Embassy) for spouse.

  • Birth Certificate (authenticated by the Philippine Embassy) for dependents.

In Lieu of Marriage or Birth Certificates:

  • Family Register (for Koreans)

  • Household Register (for Taiwanese)

  • Certificate of Relationship (for P.R.O.C.)

Fees:

 

Service fee of $300 each for spouse or dependent (up to 3 dependents)
For families with more than 3 dependents, additional $ 15,000/dependent
 

Immigration conversion fee:

  • Php: 7,600 for spouse and children 16 to 20 years old.

  • Php: 7,350 for children 14 to 15 years old.

  • Php: 6,850 for children 13 years old and below

  • PLRA ID card ($10) for spouse and/or dependent

  • Immigration express fee of Php 500 per person (elective)

Note: The required investment money (US$ 50,000 for 50 years old & above, $75,000 for 35 to 49 years) to avail of the Special Resident Retirement Visa (SRRA) must be deposited in a bank accredited by the Philippine Retirement Authority. This deposit can be withdrawn after 6 months but must be invested in the Philippines. It can be used to buy properties (condominiums) stocks, securities, etc.

See the Philippine Retirement Authority's Official Website to obtain SRRV.

 


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