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Message for U.S. Citizens: Bureau of Immigration Annual Reporting Requirement
February 23, 2022

U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines 

U.S. Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines 

February 23, 2022

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Bureau of Immigration Annual Reporting Requirement 

Location:  Philippines, countrywide

Event:  U.S. citizens are reminded to update their status with the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) before March 1, 2022.  This is an annual requirement for certain registered aliens.  You must book an appointment online.  See the BI website for more information.


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