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Driver’s License Renewal in the Philippines

Davao City, Philippines — I decided to renew my driver's license inside SM Davao, where the Land Transportation Office (LTO) renewal center is located. It was around 11:10 in the morning when I arrived and I expected a huge crowd. To my surprise, it was almost a deserted government office. I headed straight for my medical examination,… Continue reading Driver’s License Renewal in the Philippines

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Alien Registration Card for F6 Visa

2 June 2015 | South Korea — If a Filipino spouse intends to stay in South Korea for 91 days or more, one must apply for an alien registration card (ARC) within the 90 days of arrival. The earlier the better. This can be easily attained at your local immigration office by complying these requirements: You may… Continue reading Alien Registration Card for F6 Visa

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CFO : Seminar, Certificate & Sticker

April 2015 | Cebu and Manila, Philippines — T he first part of this post is about the CFO interview and seminar for Filipinos married to Korean citizens. Before Danny and I set foot in Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), I scheduled for the CFO seminar and interview also known as the guidance and counseling program (GCP)… Continue reading CFO : Seminar, Certificate & Sticker

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NBI Clearance Application

23 Mar 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — The last time I renewed my National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance was 4 years ago. So, the new process is unfamiliar to me.  Steps: 1. Register online Log in to http://clearance.nbi.gov.ph/ and make sure to encode your personal data correctly. Triple check if necessary, to avoid another payment… Continue reading NBI Clearance Application

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Korean F6-1 Spouse Visa Requirements

Taguig City, Philippines — As of the 1st of April 2014, the Korean Embassy in the Philippines implemented the revised requirements of spouse visa. These are .hwp files taken from their website, and not all computers can view them. So, I posted these for you. I hope it'll be of great help. Before asking questions, PLEASE MAKE READING A HABIT!!! (MAGBASA BAGO… Continue reading Korean F6-1 Spouse Visa Requirements

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Philippine Marriage License

Davao City, Philippines — The requirements of a Philippine marriage license actually vary on the age, citizenship and marriage history of the applicants. A pre-marriage seminar, family planning and/or parents’ consent are needed for ages 18-25, while a foreign spouse must secure a certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage from their respective embassy. I highly suggest… Continue reading Philippine Marriage License

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Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage

Taguig City, Philippines — The Legal Capacity or Certificate of Singleness is one of the many requirements for foreigners before getting a marriage license in the Philippines. It can be obtained from the foreigner’s respective embassy. In Korean embassy, reservations aren't needed for the interview, the couple may go directly to the embassy once all… Continue reading Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage

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Korean Tourist Visa Requirements

Davao City, Philippines — How I got my Korean tourist visa last April 2014 was almost a nightmare. I was invited by Danny to visit Korea, meet his family and witness her sister’s wedding. So, we researched about how I can get a tourist visa. Then, we went to a travel agency to inquire on how to process… Continue reading Korean Tourist Visa Requirements