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LF: Reliable Migration Agent for Tourist Visa Application.

EllyLMEllyLM NSWPosts: 2Member

Looking for a migration agent assisting in Tourist Visa application. How much po ang rate with visa fee? Please recommend po ung mga trusted niyo na po. TYIA ☺️


  • era222era222 Philippines
    Posts: 391Member
    Joined: Mar 08, 2022
    edited February 6

    @EllyLM said:
    Looking for a migration agent assisting in Tourist Visa application. How much po ang rate with visa fee? Please recommend po ung mga trusted niyo na po. TYIA ☺️

    Unsolicited advice (hope you won't take offense!) but super manageable ng application for a Tourist Visa. I suggest you DIY it na lang, sayang bayad sa agent. 😅

    If this helps any, these were my resources! and Note lang na baka di sila updated, so cross-check na lang with DHA.

    Requirements I submitted (I am a full-time employee in the PH):

    • Passbook statements
    • Bank statements
    • Cover letter (check out yung template ni The Poor Traveler)
    • COE from current employer
    • Employment contract (current employer)
    • Itinerary
    • Payslips for the entire year to present
    • Passport biodata
    • Passport photo
    • Tax forms
    • Old passport pages (with stamps)
    • Hotel/hostel confirmation (not required/advisable, but I booked ones na free cancellation sa Booking)

    Good luck!


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    xxx-xx: PR VISA GRANT

  • tigerlancetigerlance Philippines
    Posts: 527Member
    Joined: Mar 09, 2018
    edited February 7

    I think kung medyo busy si applicant sa work hindi tech savvy, well kailangan ang services ng agent.
    Mapapadali like some senior parents na hindi computer proficient. For me malaki ang tulong ng agent kasi updated sila sa mga rules and regulations

    Mas maganda rin yung bank statements will reflecting the Annual Average Daily Balance. Dun nila masusukat na hindi biglang lagay ang pera.

    Saka yung Itinerary, wag na wag makalimutan imemorise yan sa airport. Malay natin marandom na maitanong ng immigration eh, maairport to airport kasi hindi namemorise.

    Vacation Leave with company logo and name and signature of your employer (meron contact number rin) rin important kasi isa rin yan na matibay na evidence na may babalikan ka na trabaho sa Philippines

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    27/03/2018 PTE Proficient L:73, R: 70, W: 73, S: 78, OBS: 71
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    28/11/2019 NBI Application. (HIT)
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    10/02/2020 Polio Vaccination Certificate
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