Entry legibly all the information required into the appropriate spaces on the form. If the information required is not applicable, please write “N/A”. Do not leave any item blank. Your answers must be in English and all entries must be in CAPITAL LETTERS using English characters only.
The Consolidated General application Form (CGAF) must be accomplished in two (2) ORIGINAL copies. The first copy shall be submitted together with all the documents pertaining to this application and the second copy is intended for application of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-Card) to be submitted in a separate folder.
All documents required for submission must be compiled with, arranged in the order as listed in the Checklist of Documentary Requirements (CDR), compiled in a legal size (8½ x 14 in.) folder and shall be submitted within the prescribed period, if applicable.
All sworn statements or affidavits must be original and duly notarized.
All civil registry documents issued in the Philippines (i.e. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate, etc.) must be original and issued by the Philippine statistics Authority (PSA).
All foreign documents must be original and authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP), which has jurisdiction over the place of insurance, or by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) if said document is issued by the local Embassy in the Philippines, with English translation if written in other foreign language.
If the application is filed by an authorized representative, attach a photocopy of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Accreditation Identification (ID) Certificate or an original Special Power of Attorney (SPA) for EACH applicant with a photocopy of a valid government-issued IF of attorney-in-fact.
The original valid passport of the applicant must be submitted to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) personnel or connected frontline officer for scanning. Thereafter, it shall be returned.
CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONVERSION TO STUDENT VISA
Joint letter request addressed to the Commissioner from the authorized representative of the petitioning school and applicant, using the school letterhead with dry seal;
Duly accomplished CGAF for Student Visa and Special study Permit;
Photocopy of passport pages bearing the bio-page, latest admission with valid authorized stay and Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) stamp;
Notice of Acceptance of the applicant bearing a clear impression of the school’s official dry seal;
Endorsement addressed to the commissioner from the school for the conversion of the applicant’s status, signed by the School Registrar;
Certificate of Eligibility for Admission from commission on Higher Education (CHED), in case of Medicine/Dentistry;
CHED Endorsement for transfer and shifting of course, if applicable;
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance, if applicable if filed six (6) months or more from the date of first arrival in the Philippines;
Photocopy of BI school accreditation IF of the registrar or school representative; and