Originally Posted by esv1226
If you or your spouse used to be a Filipino citizen, then you come home or enter the country as Balikbayan. You are given the privilege to stay one year. Both your passports are stamped but make sure you have proof that you are married. Balikbayans are not required to have on going air tickets. When you leave the country and come back together, you are given again 1 year stay.
I am a Balikbayan and we enjoy this privilege.
I've heard this said before on forums but nowhere have a I read this on any government website, and I've looked. Oviously the balikbayen doesn't require an onward ticket but regarding the foreign spouse I only ever read that an onward ticket is required. Perhaps you could point me to the appropriate regulation.