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Dual citizen of Phil & US

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Dual citizen of Phil & US

How much do I have to pay at the airport leaving from manila,Phil to usa

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1. Re: Dual citizen of Phil & US

I think it's US$10,000 but if you search the forum, you may well find it's much less.

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2. Re: Dual citizen of Phil & US

Travel Tax exemption is being granted to dual citizens departing the Philippines and returning the United States whose arrival is stamped on the Philippine passport and whose stay does not exceed one (1) year, the same privilege accorded to Filipino permanent residents abroad. For this purpose, a Travel Tax Exemption Certificate (TIEZA Form 354) is issued upon presentation of both the Philippine and U.S. passports. Processing fee of Php200.00 is collected for every certificate issued.

Those whose arrival is stamped on the U.S. passport need not secure the exemption certificate for they are not covered by the Travel Tax pursuant to section 1 of PD 1183 as amended. Provided that their mmigration status in the Philippines is as temporary visitors and not as permanent residents.

Dual citizens whose stay in the Philippines exceed one (1) year will pay the travel tax irrespective of which passport they are using for travel.

Edited: 03 April 2014, 09:48
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3. Re: Dual citizen of Phil & US

Meaning, for travel tax, use your US passport on arrival and departure and it will cost you nothing. And, will be the simplest option. You will be granted a visa free balikbayan entry, good for a year. It will also be good for your spouse and children who arrive with you, no matter what their nationality.

You still have to pay the P550 terminal fee on departure like everyone else.

Only do this if you are staying less than 1 year.

If you are staying more than a year. Arrive on your Philippines passport. Your spouse and children will still qualify for balikbayan, for 1 year, regardless of what passport you use.

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