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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY VISITOR’S VISA FOR CHINESE NATIONALS

  1. For individual applicants who are proceeding to the Philippines for pleasure/business:
    1. Duly accomplished  visa application form (FA Form No.2) 
    2. One (1) recent passport-size photo of the applicant;
    3. E-Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the authorized period of stay in the Philippines;
    4.  Employment Certificate- to financially support the trip of the applicant to the Philippines and to guarantee for his/her return to China (should have an English translation);
    5. Proof of financial capacity through the submission of any two of the following documents: a) DFA Authenticated or Notarized Invitation or Affidavit of Support and Guarantee executed by the Philippine sponsor/guarantor; b) Bank Statement with a balance of at least RMB 20,000, except time deposit accounts and non-liquid investments; c) International credit card showing a balance of at least RMB 20,000 based on most recent statement of account
    6. Confirmed roundtrip ticket;
    7. Confirmed hotel booking;
    8. Personal appearance and interview
    9. Other requirements that may be prescribed; and
    10. Visa Fee of RMB 190.00 per applicant 

Processing Time: five (5) working days

Expedited Processing                  :        Regular Processing fee, plus:

                             3 to 4 days         :        RMB 38.00

                             2 days                 :        RMB 114.00

                             1 day                   :        RMB 190.00

Note: For non-Chinese applicants, additional documentary requirements and fee apply. Please contact the Consulate for more information.


Additional Requirements for business visit
a) DFA Authenticated or Notarized Invitation or Affidavit of Support and Guarantee executed by the Philippine sponsor/guarantor;

 b) Business Registration of Company in China; and

c) Business License of Company in the Philippines

B.        For Tour Groups

  1. Duly accomplished FA Form No. 2
  2. One (1) recent passport-size photos of the applicant;
  3. Passport or travel document valid for at least six (6) months beyond the period of authorized stay in the Philippines;
  4. Application for Group Tour Visa in triplicate copy;
  5. Photocopies of the passport personal information page of each tour group member;
  6. Name list for Group Tour Visa;
  7. Endorsement letter from the Chinese travel agency addressed to the Visa Section;
  8. Airline Certification attesting that the members of the tour groups have roundtrip bookings;
  9. Affidavit of Support and Guarantee executed by the Philippine travel agent; and
  10.  Affidavit of Support and Guarantee executed by the Philippine travel agent; and
  11. Visa fees:     RMB190.00 each – Tour Group with less than 20 members (single entry)                           RMB114.00 each– Tour Group with 20 and above members (single entry)

Processing Time:  three (3) working days 

Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) for Unaccompanied Minor Children
A guardian or either parent of the minor children below fifteen (15) years old who are holding foreign passports and who are traveling unaccompanied by or not joining a parent in the Philippines must apply for affidavit of consent to travel and request for the issuance of the waiver of exclusion ground (WEG). The actual WEG must be applied at the Bureau of Immigration upon arrival in the Philippines.

Requirements

  1. Affidavit of consent to travel and request for the issuance of the waiver of exclusion ground (WEG) of either parent naming the person who will accompany the child.
  2. Copy of birth certificate of the child
  3. Photocopy of either parent’s passport
  4. Photocopy of passport of the accompanying person

Fee for acknowledgment of affidavit:  RMB190.00

Visa Express Processing Fee:

a) Expedite fee for one (1) day release  - RMB 190.00

b) Expedite fee for two (2) days release - RMB 114.00