Archive for the ‘ Philippines’ Category

11Feb2019
Getting Married in the Philippines – PSA Marriage Certificate

How long is the PSA [Philippine Statistics Authority] taking for the official marriage certificate? I will need this before applying for the CR1 spousal visa. If you get married in the Philippines (civil), you will need to take the certificate of marriage to the local Philippine Civil Registrar where one the parties is a resident. […]

11Jan2019
Getting a Philippines CFO Seminar Appointment

“Do you know how long it takes to get an appointment for the CFO (Commission on Filipinos Overseas) seminar? I don’t want a situation where my girlfriend gets her visa and then has to wait a few months to attend the seminar. It seems like the website doesn’t allow you to make an appointment without […]

13Nov2018
Can I Get Married in the USA if I Separated in Philippines?

Can I get married in the U.S. if I’m married here in the Philippines, but I’ve been separated for 12 years? You may be able to get married, but the USCIS and Department of State are not going to accept that as a legal marriage. In order to legally marry and receive an immigration benefit […]

04Jul2018
Philippines to USA Tourist Visa Chances Of Approval

So you are a Filipina with a fiance in the US and you want to visit him on a tourist visa. What are your chances for tourist visa approval? Honestly, they’re not good, unfortunately. Issues that face most people in this situation are regards to strong ties. If you are a young, single Filipina with […]

15May2018
Anything I Should Do During My Trip to Visit My Fiancé?

Joshua Strange asks: “I’m going to the Philippines next Friday. Is there anything special I need to do for the K-1 visa?” Whether or not you’re going for the first time, you want to keep evidence of your meeting. For the K1, one of the things you have to prove is that you’ve physically met […]

06Mar2018
When Do I Attend Philippines CFO Seminar?

Sharlene asks: “Hi. I just want to ask about the CFO in the Philippines. I came across it when I was checking out your site. Do I need to do it now even before we start the visa process with you?” The CFO stands for “Commission on Filipinos Overseas”. In the Philippines, you have what […]

20Jan2018
Does RapidVisa Only Serve the Philippines?
is-rapidvisa-philippines-only

Next question comes to us from Instagram: “Do you guys mainly help with the Philippines? My fiancee is from the Dominican Republic.” Excellent question. Last time I checked, I believe we’ve processed visas from over 174 countries. We do mention Philippines a lot because we do have a couple of call centers over there, and […]

23Nov2017
Can I Use a Joint Sponsor for a Filipina Fiance Visa?
Can I Use a Joint Sponsor for a Filipina Fiance Visa

One thing to know since you mentioned she’s Filipino. In the Philippines they do not accept a joint sponsor. A joint sponsor is your solution if your income is too low. A joint sponsor is like a cosponsor on a car, similar to use an analogy maybe people would get quickly. That’s where somebody else […]

10Nov2017
Can a Filipina Get a Divorce in Hong Kong for CENOMAR?
Cenomar can I divorce in Hong Kong

ohn84 from Instagram, “I have a question. Is divorce from another country, example, Hong Kong, valid to use for Filipina in the K1 process whose husband is a Filipino national?” I’m not sure who’s who. Let me read this again. Used for a Filipina in … Okay, so I’m assuming the Filipina is the alien, […]

28Sep2017
Can I Expedite My K1 Fiancé Visa if I’m in the Military?
in the military

So, question number two. Ejay is asking, “Hello, I have a fiancee in the Philippines. I want to file a fiancee visa for her. I’m serving in the U.S. Army. Is there any way to make it faster since I’m in the military? Similar to what we talked about expediting. You can apply, yes. You […]

Page 1 of 4Next › Last →

Blog Categories

Blog Archives

Blog Archives