Marriage Visa (13A) - Philippines This immigrant visa is for the spouse or unmarried child (below 21) of a Filipino citizen. To apply for this visa you will need to do the following: Download and print the CGAF. (Attached to this thread or you can download it from the official BI Website.) Submit the documents for pre-screening to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) or to the frontline officer or staff of other Immigration Offices able to process this transaction. Get the Order of Payment Slip (OPS). Pay the required fees. Submit copy of Official Receipt. Attend hearing. Please refer to the Official Receipt for the schedule and venue of the hearing and Image and Fingerprint Capturing. Proceed to Image and Fingerprint Capturing Counter of the Alien Registration Division (ARD) and submit requirements for ACR I-Card application Check website if visa application is already approved. If approved, submit passport for visa implementation. If ACR I-Card is approved, claim ACR I-Card. (Note that these instructions are for doing this in the Manila Main Office and Cost: P8,620.00 + $50 (USD) for ACR I-Card BoI Offices to Apply: Baguio, Batangas, Makati, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, PEZA, San Fernando, Tacloban, Taytay, Zamboanga Note: This is the process for the initial 1 year "probationary" period of this visa. Once the one year probationary status is up you will be required to file an amendment to gain a permanent status. You can find the checklist for the amendment here. The application forms are the same. Source: BoI 13A Visa There is a lot of information and user experience on the forum with this visa. Hopefully if anything here is not correct someone will post corrections or updates. Applying seems pretty straight forward though and this thread is not about annual reporting requirements.