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Republic Act No. 1901

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1901
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1901 - AN ACT TO AMEND COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE IMMIGRATION ACT OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY, AS AMENDED

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section forty-two of Commonwealth Act Numbered Six hundred thirteen, otherwise known as the Philippine Immigration Act of Nineteen hundred and forty, as amended by Republic Acts Numbered One hundred eighteen, One hundred thirty-five, Five hundred three and Seven hundred forty-nine, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 42. (a) In addition to the documentary stamp required by existing law, there shall be collected and paid into the Philippine Treasury the following fees for services, as indicated, for aliens seeking to enter or remain in the Philippine under the provisions of this Act:

(1) Executing application for passport visa
for nonimmigrant P10.00

(2) Passport visa for nonimmigrant 20.00

(3) Reentry permit 20.00

(4) Extension of reentry permit 20.00

(5) Executing application for immigration visa 10.00

(6) Immigration visa 20.00

(7) Legalization of residence 50.00

(8) Petition for preference quota status 40.00

(9) Petition for visa for nonimmigrant coming
to prearranged employment 80.00

(10) Certificate of residence 0.00

(11) Duplicate certificate of residence 40.00

(12) Duplicate reentry permit 40.00

(13) Duplicate certificate of legalization of
residence 40.00

(14) Sworn application for extension of
reentry permit 5.00

(15) Filing of notice of appeal or petition for
rehearing or reconsideration 10.00

(16) Petition for amendment or cancellation
of alien registration or immigration
documents 10.00

(17) For every month of extension of
temporary stay 10.00

(18) For every year, or fraction thereof,
of stay beyond two years as
nonimmigrant student 50.00

(19) Certificate of arrival or identity 10.00

(20) All other certificates 5.00

"Provided, however, That all aliens residing in the Philippines, who are fourteen years of age or over and who are entitled to consideration as permanent residents therein, excepting those who are already holders of certificates of legalization or residence, certificates of residence or any other similar document issued pursuant to the provisions of this Act, shall apply for and secure their certificates of residence within six months after approval hereof, or in the case of those who are admitted into the Philippines subsequently thereto, within thirty days after such admission.cralaw

"Provided, furthermore, That all aliens admitted for temporary stay in the Philippines, who have been staying therein for more than six months, within sixty days from approval hereof, shall apply for and secure their certificates of residence which shall be surrendered to the immigration authorities prior to departure from the Philippines of the holders thereof.cralaw

"Provided, further still, That all aliens admitted to 'pre-arranged employment' under section nine (g) of this Act but engaged exclusively in religious or educational work, shall be exempted from the payment of the monthly fee of ten pesos for every month of extension of temporary stay."

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw

Approved: June 22, 1957

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