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Immigration Law

Immigration Law

Immigration Law


The Philippines is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and welcoming countries in the world. As such, it comes as no surprise that many foreigners who visit the Philippines end up falling in love with the country and its people to the point that many of them end up wanting to immigrate here. If you are interested in becoming a citizen or permanent resident of the Philippines, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our immigration lawyers.


Yap & Associates Law is proud to assist foreign nationals with all their immigration needs. Whether you are planning to move here for your retirement or you require prompt visa extension to remain with your current Philippine employer, our lawyers make the visa application process simple and hassle-free.

 

What We Do


We provide a wide range of visa processing services to all of our clients, including:

 

Visa Application


Visa application in the Philippines can be confusing for many foreign nationals and even the slightest mistake can lead to significant delays in the processing of your application. From work visas to student visas, our team in Metropolitan Manila makes the entire application and visa extension process easy.

 

Residency Application


Foreign nationals who are married to Filipina citizens are eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa under the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940. We can help review your eligibility for a permanent resident visa and push forward an application to the Bureau of Immigration on your behalf. Our team will also represent you before government agencies when necessary.

 

Citizenship and Naturalization


If you would like to become a citizen of the Philippines, please do not hesitate to call our law office. We are more than happy to assist those looking to become Filipino citizens through naturalization, as well as former natural-born Filipinos who are looking to retain/re-acquire their Philippine citizenship.

 

Other Legal Services We Offer


As a full-service law firm, Yap & Associates Law is proud to offer a variety of other services. If you require the services of a litigation lawyer in the Philippines for any reason, please feel free to gives us a call to schedule an initial consultation. We also offer the following services:

   

For any questions you may have about our immigration and visa processing services, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with one of our immigration lawyers, please do not hesitate to call our office (632) 790-0112. You may also get in touch by filling out the form on our Contact page. We look forward to hearing from you.

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