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Philippines - Cancel / Downgrade Student Visa

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Procedure[edit]

  1. To cancel or downgrade your student visa, you will need to submit an application with the Bureau of Immigration.
  2. Before you go to the office checkout first the list of documents you will need to bring with you when you apply for the procedure. A link is provided under 'Documents to Use' section which you can use to download the checklist.
  3. Once you have completed the application form and gathered all the required documents visit a BI Office.
  4. Present your letter request for downgrading and other requirements.
  5. Obtain a Order of Payment Slip.
  6. Pay the required immigration fees. Do not forget to collect your receipt.
  7. Submit the official receipt with the other requirements for downgrading.
  8. If your application is approved, present passport for implementation.
  9. Claim the passport stamped with the downgraded visa.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Letter request addressed to the Commissioner from the applicant or authorized school representative stating the reason(s) for downgrading and the date of intended departure;
  • Accomplished CGAF (BI Form CGAF-003-Rev 0);
  • Copy of Latest Transcript of Records or Certificate of Grades;
  • School Clearance;
  • Photocopy of passport bio-page, visa implementation page and the pages bearing the latest admission, departure and valid authorized stay; and
  • National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance.
  • 2x2 colored photograph with white background


Submission of additional supporting documents may be required by the Bureau for further verification and evaluation of application.


Notes:

  1. When you submit your documents, make sure that it is arranged in the order as listed in the Checklist of Documentary Requirements (CDR), compiled in a legal size (8½ x 14 in.) folder and submitted within the prescribed period, if applicable.
  2. If the application is filed by an authorized representative, attach a photocopy of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Accreditation Identification (ID) Certificate or an original Special Power of Attorney (SPA) for EACH applicant with a photocopy of a valid government-issued ID of attorney-in-fact.
  3. The original valid passport of the applicant must be submitted to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) personnel or concerned frontline officer for scanning. Thereafter, it shall be returned.

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
Map

Central Receiving Unit (CRU) / Public Information Assistance Unit (PIAU)
Receiving of Non-VIMS External Communications,
Visa application, Issuance of OPS,
General information & tourist visa forms

Local Extension: 107, 135, 136
Room Assignment: Window 21, Lobby


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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Eligibility[edit]

Foreign Nationals who would like to apply for the reversion of their immigration visa to temporary visitor/tourist to continue to stay legally in the Philippines.

Fees[edit]

Downgrading Fees:


NOT EXPIRED:

Ordinary Processing:

  • Application Fee: Php 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee: 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee: 20.00
TOTAL: 2,520.00


Express Processing:

  • Application Fee: Php 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee: 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee: 20.00
  • Express Fee: 1,000.00
TOTAL 3,520.00


EXPIRED WITHIN 59 DAYS

Ordinary Processing:

  • Update Fee: Php 1,000.00
  • Application Fee: 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee: 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee: 20.00
TOTAL 3,520.00


Express Processing:

  • Update Fee: Php 1,000.00
  • Application Fee: 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee: 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee: 20.00
  • Express Fee: 1,000.00
TOTAL: 4,520.00


EXPIRED MORE THAN 59 DAYS

Ordinary Processing:

  • Motion for Reconsideration Php 500.00
  • Update Fee 1,000.00
  • Application Fee 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee 30.00
TOTAL: 4,030.00


Express Processing:

  • Motion for Reconsideration Php 500.00
  • Update Fee 1,000.00
  • Application Fee 2,000.00
  • Certification Fee 500.00
  • Legal Research Fee 30.00
  • Express Fee 1,000.00
TOTAL: 5,030.00


Fees are updated as of 2017 April 20 and may change without prior notice.

Validity[edit]

Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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Instructions[edit]

Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

Please provide the need for the procedure. e.g. Birth Certificate - why do we need to have a birth certificate? 
 

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Bureau of Immigration Official Website

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Others[edit]

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