Foreign nationals seeking to work, do business and/or invest in the Philippines may apply for work authorization and or the appropriate visa provided for under the Philippine Immigration Act, as amended (Commonwealth Act No. 603) and other special laws. A. Applicable Visas Provided under the Philippine Immigration Act (PIA)
  • Temporary Visitor or Tourist Visa
  • Working/ Employment Visa
The PIA provides for three types of work authorization:
  • Pre-Arranged Employment Visa
  • Treaty Trader Visa
  • Special non-immigrant visa under Sec. 47(a)(2) of the Philippine Immigration Act
B. Applicable Visas under Special Laws
  • Special Subic Working Visa
  • Special Clark Working Visa
  • CEZA Working Visa