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The Definitive Guide to Getting Married in the Philippines

Philippines. This is not a complicated process but it can be very time consuming and may include a few steps or processes that you are not aware of. The original version of this post was made on Oct 21, 2012, however has been updated today. This 4,300+ word article is broken up into several parts as there […]

NVC No Longer Requires Original Civil Documents
Marriage Certificate with Blog Title on it

Great news for all immigrant visa applicants! As of November 12, 2014, the National Visa Center announced it will no longer be collecting original civil documents in support of immigrant visa applications. So now, instead of having to send your original birth, marriage and police certificates, you can send photocopies. This doesn’t include the original Affidavit of Support which […]

Can I Use a Tourist Visa to Get Married in the US?

  Gray areas aren’t generally the government’s forte. It is legal to enter the U.S. on a tourist visa, travel visa or the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and get married to a U.S. citizen.  It is also legal to adjust your status after getting married. However, the condition of a tourist visa, travel visa and […]

25 Things That Will Get Your Fiance or Spousal Visa Denied

Be aware that while the majority of fiance visas are approved, there are some things that can give you a much higher chance of denial. The good thing for you, is RapidVisa has an excellent record of avoiding denials, over 99%. If you’re thinking about doing this on your own, consider these things that can […]

The Chinese Hukou System

Hukou is built upon a history of family registries that dates back to the Xia Dynasty (2100 BCE- 1600 BCE). The modern usage takes this and is applied similar to the internal passport system used in the former Soviet Union. This internal passport identifies a person by regional city or village and there work status […]

Philippine Customers: How to track your Passport/Visa

Once your visa is approved, 2Go will either deliver your passport to the location you specified when you scheduled your appointment, or hold your passport at a 2Go office for you to retrieve. There are no extra fees associated with either aspect of this service – the cost for 2Go to deliver or hold your […]

US Visa in the Philippines: Getting a Text Message from 2GO
US Visa in the Philippines: Getting a Text Message from 2GO

Once the US Embassy in Manila approved you for US Visa, you have the two options on how you can receive it. You have the option for Home Delivery or Pick Up. If you choose to pick up your visa at 2GO outlet you selected, you will receive a Text Message from them saying that […]

St. Luke’s. required documents for medical examination

For Philippine Customers, you need to make sure that before going to St. Luke’s for your medical examination, you should bring all the required documents. Regular Immigrants and K-Visa Applicants a. Valid passport b. Photocopy of Passport Biographic/Data Page, the page in the passport that contains the applicant’s photo and information c. 3 pieces recent […]

Getting a Philippine Passport

New Applications Please have all your original documents and IDs photocopied before going to DFA on your appointment date. General Requirements: Personal appearance Confirmed appointment Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly […]

Sending Mail and Packages From the United States to the Philippines

If you have friends family or a loved one living in the Philippines you will probably find it necessary to send mail or packages to them. There are few things that you will need to know and consider before sending mail and packages to the Philippines. Like any other international shipments made outside the U.S. […]

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