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Philippines - Apply for Cancellation of ACR ICard

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  1. Go to the Office of Bureau of Immigration.
  2. Submit the complete documentary requirements.
  3. Get an Order of Payment Slip (OPS).
  4. Pay the required fees.
  5. Submit copy of Official Receipt.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • 2 copies of Letter of cancellation stating reasons thereof
  • original ACR I-Card
  • 2 photocopies of ACR I-Card (fron and back portions)
  • photocopy of the Official receipt of payment for applicable fees

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Bureau of Immigration
Address: Magallanes Dr, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila
Trunkline: (02) 8465 2400
Directory - Main Office
Bureau of Immigration Other Offices

Tourist visa extension, Motion for Reconsideration (MR) of overstaying, ACR I-Card for Application for Tourist, Application of Visa Extension
Direct Line: 5-310-4542
Trunkline: 8465 2400 (102)

Certification and Clearance Section (CCS)
Direct Line: 5-310-4460
Trunkline: 8465 2400 (110)

Note: NTC issued Memorandum Order No. 10-10-2017 last October 27, 2017, directing all telecommunications providers in the country to migrate all its customers to eight-digit telephone numbers.

3000-YYYY to 3499-YYYY – Bayan Telecommunications, Inc.
6000-YYYY to 6699-YYYY – ABS-CBN Converge, Inc.
6700-YYYY to 6999-YYYY – Eastern Telecommunication Philippines/ Telecommunications Technologies Philippines Inc.
7XXX-YYYY – Globe Telecom, Inc./ Innove Communications, Inc.
8XXX-YYYY – PLDT, Inc./ Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc.

A customer who still incorrectly dials the old seven-digit number will hear a special announcement saying the format has been changed to eight-digit, for a period of three months after the migration (March 18, 2019 to June 17, 2019).

To know more: Migration to 8-Digit Landline Number

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A registered alien for some reason such as naturalization as a Philippine citizen, conferment of Philippine citizenship, marriage to a Philippine citizen in case of a female alien, repatriation and/or retention of lost Philippine citizenship by former Philippine citizens or valid election of Philippine citizenship.


  • Application: Php 510.00
  • Express Lane: 500.00
  • Total: Php 1,010.00


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Applications for this procedure can be submitted at Bureau of Immigration's Main Office.

Check if you can have your ACR I-card cancelled in other Immigration Offices using this link, Immigration Offices.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

An ACR I-Card is a microchip based, credit card-sized, identification card issued to all registered aliens whose stay in the Philippines has exceeded fifty nine (59) days.

Following are the procedures on how to apply for cancellation of an ACR I-Card.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Bureau of Immigration

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