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US Embassy Philippines Visa Interview in Manila Philippines

Embassy Name & Address
Embassy of the United States of America
Consular Section - Immigrant Visa Unit Manila Philippines
1201 Roxas Blvd., Ermita, Metro Manila 1000

Contact Information
Book an appointment by calling (02) 982-5555 and (02) 902-8930 for calls within the Philippines and other countries aside from mainland United States or
(214) 571-1600 for calls from mainland United States.

The call center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Manila time, except on U.S. and Philippine holidays. Appointments can also be booked online through http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ph

Emails:
For general inquiries: IVManilaReplies@state.gov
For early appointment requests and visa scheduling issues: IVMNLAppointments@state.gov

Embassy URL
http://manila.usembassy.gov/




Obtaining Police Certificate
Available and reasonably reliable. Philippine-born immigrant visa applicants 16 years and over are required to furnish certificates issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). The green NBI certificate annotated for travel abroad is the correct certificate. Other colors are for local use only. Foreign-born applicants who have resided in the Philippines for six months or more may be issued NBI clearances upon application either in person or by mail. Applicants residing outside the Philippines should send requests for certificates together with money orders or bank drafts for the fees and postage to IRD-Mailed Clearance Section, National Bureau of Investigation, Taft Avenue, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine Embassies abroad can assist Filipinos in obtaining NBI police clearances. The NBI has its own fingerprint charts and personal data forms that it will send to the requesting applicant for execution. Most applicants abroad find it more expeditious to have a relative or friend in the Philippines assist them in obtaining their certificates from the NBI. In that instance, a letter of authorization is required. The applicant may also submit a copy ("personal copy") of a prior NBI clearance to facilitate the processing of a new clearance. Posts are advised that not all arrests and convictions occurring outside of Manila are reported to the NBI. NBI's criminal records database is not foolproof and the remarks provided on reports require explanation.

*Manila and major Philippine cities have computerized records.

Medical Exam at St.Luke's, Manila
St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLMCEC) is located at 1177 J. Bocobo St., Ermita, Manila.
The telephone numbers are 521-0020 and 521-8647,
and it is open for business Monday through Friday (except on Philippine holidays), from 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

She should arrange to have her medical at latest 1 week before her consulate interview. She should bring her Passport, a photocopy of it's info page, 3x Visa Photos, and her vaccination records. The cost is $213.35 USD payable in Pesos. It is recommended she brings her vaccinations up to date while at St. Lukes. This is required when she applies for her Green card after she arrives in the USA, so by doing it now she will save herself time later. (See Manila Embassy Instructions at your private page). The medical examination results are delivered directly to the Embassy. For detailed St. Lukes info see http://www.slec.ph/us-visa-applicants.shtml

By Fred Wahl


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