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PIA Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2012

Region 10 Immigration bureau collects Php19.97M in visa extension fees in first 9 months of 2011

by Rutchie Cabahug-Aguhob

OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 6 (PIA) -- A total of Php19.97 million in visa extension fees for 4,336 foreign nationals have been collected by the Bureau of Immigration, region 10, during the first nine months of the year.

This figure is actually 33.58% higher compared to Php19.28 million, the total collection for the same period, last year, Florentino G. Diputado, Regional Alien Control Officer, said.

Diputado said the highest collection of Php2.94 million was during the month of January, followed by Php2.49 million in February.

Other monthly collections were in the following months: July, Php2.32 million, September, Php2.28 million, March, Php2.17 million, August, Php2.21 million, June, Php2.11 million, April, Php1.72 million and May, Php1.7 million.

An increase of 48% have also been noted, from 4,288 to 4,336 in the number of transactions,

In terms of nationality, the highest transaction was of the Koreans with 1,727 or 39.83%, followed by the Americans with 971 or 22.39%, British with 238 or 5.48% and Chinese with 226 or 5.21%.

The other nationalities had the following number of transactions: Australian with 191 or 4.4%, Dutch with 125 or 2.88%, Canadian with 120 or 2.76%, Germans with 117 or 2.69%, Japanese with 104 or 2 .39% and all other nationalities not included in the above classification, 517 transactions or 11.92%.

Diputado said during the period, the bureau investigated three cases of late registration, cases of re-verification of immigration documents and three cases of re-violation of immigration status.

Meanwhile, Diputado said the region had 482 permanent residents, as of July 13, 2011, of which the Chinese nationals registered the highest number with 143, followed by the Americans with 131, Indians with 27, British with 24 and the Australians, Japanese and Dutch, 21, each.

Of the temporary residents, however, the Koreans topped the list with 84, followed by the Indians with 53, Chinese with 41 and the Americans with 16. (PIA-10)

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