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WAIVER OF EXCLUSION GROUND (WEG) FOR UNACCOMPANIED NON-FILIPINO MINOR CHILDREN

Non-Filipino minors below fifteen (15) years of age, who are traveling unaccompanied or travelling with a friend or a relative and are not joining a parent in the Philippines, are required to apply for a WAIVER of EXCLUSION GROUND (WEG) at the Philippine Embassy, London in order to be admitted entry in the Philippines regardless of whether or not the said minor requires a visa.

Applications for the WAIVER of EXCLUSION GROUND (WEG) are approved and processed by the Bureau of Immigration in Manila, upon submission of the following requirements:

1. Submission of Affidavit of Request and Consent for WEG by either parent or legally appointed guardian of the child, naming the person who will be accompanying the child to the Philippines and with whom the child will reside while in the Philippines, and (a) Clear photocopy of the data page of the child’s passport. (b) Clear photocopy of the data page of the passport of the accompanying adult or guardian.

2. Payment of notarization fee of £ 20.00 at the Philippine Embassy for the Affidavit of Request and Consent for WEG

3. Payment of the WEG processing fees at the Bureau of Immigration-NAIA upon arrival of the minor child/children:

WEG Fees: Application fee of Php 2,000.00

                   WEG fee of Php 600.00

                    Service Fee of Php 500.00

 

The Affidavit of Request and Consent for WEG may be downloaded at http://londonpe.dfa.gov.ph/images/Forms/WEGformsGuidelines.pdf