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Annual Reporting for All Registered Foreign Nationals for 2024

Foreigners Are Reminded to Report to the Immigration for Annual Reporting 2024 in the Philippines

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminds all registered foreign nationals in the Philippines and ACR I-Card holders* to report in person for the Annual Reporting (AR) or to other participating BI offices** within the first sixty (60) days of 2024.

The Annual Report for 2024 shall be held from 02 January to 01 March 2024. At the discretion of the Immigration Commissioner, failure to comply will result in settling an administrative fine or prosecution and, upon conviction, will be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, in accordance with Section 10, paragraph 2 of R.A. 562, as amended by Section 2 of R.A. 578 and Section 5 of R.A. 751.

Below are the requirements for the 2024 Annual Reporting:

  1. Accomplished online registration, which can be accessed through the BI E-services.
  2. The original ACR I-Card of card holders or the original paper-based ACR with valid visas. For foreign nationals with pending ACR I-Card applications, they can present the claim stub with the official receipt (OR).
  3. Original Valid Passport;

a. Foreign nationals with expired passports are required to submit an affidavit of undertaking to secure a passport to the Registration Officer (RO).
b. Native-born foreign nationals without passports are required to submit an affidavit of no passport issued since birth with undertaking to secure a passport to the RO.
c. Refugees in accordance with Section 47(b) of CA 613, as amended, or stateless aliens under Section 13, paragraph (a) of DOJ Department Circular No. 793 must present original ACR I-Card or paper-based ACR.
d. RA 7919 visa holders with pending applications for re-stamping of the new RA 7919 security visa imprint in compliance with Immigration Administrative Circular No. SBM-2015-001 are allowed to to undergo the AR 2024, given they present Certification of pending application for ASIO re-stamping issued by the RA 7919 Unit.

  1. Official Receipt (OR) covering the latest payment of the Annual Report Fee.

Moreover, the 2024 Annual Reporting for the BI Main Office in Intramuros, Manila, shall be held at Level 3, Lower Foodcourt Area of Robinsons Manila and at the Government Service Express (GSE) of SM Mall of Asia, from Mondays to Fridays with the exception of holidays, from 9AM to 6PM.

In addition, the Virtual Annual Report will be available to all registered foreign nationals with the exception of paper-based ACR holders present in the Philippines for the duration of the annual period who are holders of valid visas through online registration at BI E-services.

The clients can choose their preferred time and date of the appointment within the Annual Report period for the online interview and must settle the assessed fees within 24 hours from the time of the issuance of the Order of Payment Slip (OPS). Fees can be paid through Maya, Gcash, Credit (Visa/Mastercard), and Landbank.

You may visit the Annual Reporting Guidelines to see the full list of BI offices participating in the 2024 Annual Reporting.

A foreign national may only be EXEMPTED from personal appearance provided that they:

  • are below 14 years of age and 60 years old and above;
  • are mentally or physically incapacitated, provided a PWD ID is presented;
  • are pregnant women, sick or ill individuals, provided that they present a medical certificate issued by his/her attending physician or hospital where such is confined;

Annual reporting made via representatives is only allowed to exempt foreign nationals from appearing personally during the yearly reporting. Representatives of the non-citizen must present the following requirements:

  1. Proof of exemption
  2. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) except for accredited BI liaison officers
  3. Original ACR I-Card of reportee
  4. Original valid passport

*EXCEPT holders of Temporary Visitor’s Visas or Tourist Visas.

General Requirements for Annual Reporting for Foreign Nationals

For Personal Appearance:

Personal appearance is required for annual reportees and no representative of these foreign nationals shall be permitted during the 2023 Annual Report, but the reporting foreign national may be allowed to be accompanied by another person.

  1. Original ACR I-Card for cardholders or original paper-based ACR (Foreign nationals with an ongoing ACR I-Card application is still allowed to undergo the 2023 AR as long as they provide proof of the pending application or the claim stub with the official receipt)
  2. Valid Passport with appropriate latest admission when applicable

For Application filed thru Authorized Representative by Aliens Exempt from Personal Appearance:

  1. Proof of exemption
  2. Original ACR I-Card for cardholders or original paper-based ACR
  3. Applicant’s Valid Passport
  4. Special power of Attorney (SPA) with the valid government-issued ID of legal representative

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