1. What is an ACR I-Card?
An ACR I-Card is a microchip based, credit card-sized, identification card issued to all registered aliens whose stay in the Philippines has exceeded fifty-nine (59) days.? It also has an embedded computer chip with biometric security features capable of data management and can be updated electronically.
2. Who are required to apply for an ACR I-Card??
All foreign nationals under immigrant and non-immigrant visas including holders of Temporary Visitor’s Visa, who have stayed for more than fifty nine (59) days in the Philippines.
3. How can I apply for an ACR I-Card?
?For complete list of requirements, procedures and fees for ACR I-Card application,?click here.
4. What are the different categories of the ACR I-Card?
a. Permanent Resident
b. Native Born
c. Special Non-Immigrant
47(a)(2) non exempt
- 9(g) Commercial Missionary
- 9(g) Missionary
e. Probationary Resident
Temporary Resident Visa
All Economic Zone Visas
Tourist less than 59 days
Temporary Visitors who will stay/have stayed for more than 59 days
- Sec 9(f)
i. Treaty Trader
- Sec 9(d)
- RA 7837 (Veterans)
- C.A.? 613, 47 (b)
5. What is the corresponding color assignment of each category?