Immigration eases rules on foreigners’ departure

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Updated March 27, 2020, 2:48 PM

By Jun Ramirez

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is allowing foreigners with approved visas but still awaiting release of their Alien Certificate of Registration Identify Card (ACR I-Card) to depart the country.

Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente
(ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

BI Commissioner Jaime Morente announced this policy in light of the enforcement of enhanced community quarantine measures.

Existing guidelines require departing aliens with approved visas but still awaiting release of their ACR I-Card to secure a waiver at the BI’s main office.

“We will no longer be requiring ACR I-Card waiver orders for departing foreigners to lessen person to person contact,” said Morente.

In the absence of ACR I-Card waiver order, the BI chief said departing

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