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I cant see them giving out a 90 day free on arrival, they love milking the foreigners for as much as possible here.

Cannot buy land but can buy a condo...weird.
They do limit the total number of units in a condo development to the 40% limit or so I have been told. I have also been told that this practice was emplaced by the handful of old powerful Pinoy/Tsinoy families that essentially own/control the Philippines inorder to ensure that they continue to do so.

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i asked about this today when i went to extend my visa. She told me it would cost me 8,000php if i was to get a six month visa. That actually works out cheaper as i spend 3,000 and change every two months, thats without the 500 in taxi fares and 300 for coffee at starbucks eachtime.

I think i will get it the next time as it will fit perfectly and end around the time i am planning my next visa run.

Also, there were TV cameras at the Bureau in Manila whilst there. So as you can imagine, they were being all official and doing the job properly this time...all for the cameras mind you....that was my quickest trip ever...and if you see anything on GA news, i am that white guy with the cap lol.
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So, what is the total cost of a 6 month extension visa?

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If I come in with my wife, a dual citizen, how long a visa do I get automatically? How frequently do I have to leave and return with her to maintain my status? Since I plan to travel out of country at least once a year, this seems like the easiest, cheapest way for me. Any feedback is appreciated.

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If I come in with my wife, a dual citizen, how long a visa do I get automatically? How frequently do I have to leave and return with her to maintain my status? Since I plan to travel out of country at least once a year, this seems like the easiest, cheapest way for me. Any feedback is appreciated.
Ask for the Balikbayan visa (1 yr stamp) and be sure your wife has her Philippine passport as well as a copy of yiur marriage license to show if asked.

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Yes I got the 1 year visa stamp when I flew in with the wife from Singapore earlier this year, but am severely confused as I'm told its not balikbayan " the stamp should clearly state balikbayan " anyway immigration here says I'm good to stay 12 months, my problem is I commute to work outside the country every month and whenever I go to re enter other foreign airlines/airports demand seeing an exit ticket out of philippines. Something to keep in mind.

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You will get an exit stamp and lose the Balibayan one year when you leave. You must enter with her to get it. I know cuz every year I'll go with her a week and get it, then leave her awhile and go back for another vacation and fly home with her. On my second entry I just get the usual tourist stamp.

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Yes I got the 1 year visa stamp when I flew in with the wife from Singapore earlier this year, but am severely confused as I'm told its not balikbayan " the stamp should clearly state balikbayan " anyway immigration here says I'm good to stay 12 months, my problem is I commute to work outside the country every month and whenever I go to re enter other foreign airlines/airports demand seeing an exit ticket out of philippines. Something to keep in mind.
The one year stay is the balikbayan but you don't have multiple exit/entry. When you depart that stamp terminates and, unless you're re-entering with her, you will just receive standard tourist visa stamp when you return.

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