Immigration Law

The firm offers end-to-end immigration services which covers advisory and contract review work on immigration law compliance; visa and other work authorization processing and compliance monitoring; and assistance in liaising with embassies and consulates in the Philippines in permissible cases. The firm’s Immigration team is composed of more than twenty legal staff and paralegals. Several of the firm’s immigration paralegals have over ten years of experience in transacting with the Philippine Bureau of Immigration and Philippine Economic Zone Authority on visa and other work authorization matters.


In addition to its immigration practice, the firm also provides assistance to its clients in consular transactions, including document procurement, authentication, and legalization.


Owing to its commendable performance, the Firm has been appointed as the Philippine representative of a number of international immigration firms for their clients requiring immigration services in the Philippines. The firm has also been engaged as the exclusive information supplier/partner of Philippine immigration matters for an international online immigration law database.


The firm’s immigration practice is headed by Atty. Virgilio D.C. Herce.

Services

Advice and administrative assistance in applications for work permits, work visas, and ACR I-cards, including extension of temporary visitor’s visa;


Advice and administrative assistance on end-of-assignment procedures, including notices to and clearances from the pertinent government offices;


Advice and administrative assistance on checking and lifting Bureau of Immigration derogatory records; and


Document procurement, authentication, and legalization with embassies and consular offices, where permissible.