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Extra 1 day after 21 day visa requirement

Posted by on Oct 7th, 2009
Filed Under: Questions

Question

gordon : if i arrive on a sunday can i leave on the sunday 3 weeks later or do i have to leave on the saturday to meet 21 day visa requirement would i be penalised for the extra 1 day

Answer

Editor addon

Ryan: Hi Gordon,
You can actually extend your stay beyond your 21 Days Visa-Free stay. A foreigner can extend his stay up until a year for Tourist Visas. If you have to extend for only a day, I believe you could be penalised if you are not going to extend your visa. You may also request for additional tips from our resident expat writer Scott Allford: read and comment at his entry on Philippine Visas- http://tourism-philippines.com/philippine-tourist-visa/
Cheers.
Ryan

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