Provisional Work Permit
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Provisional Work Permit

Who Can Apply

Foreign nationals who are on temporary visitor visas, wishes to commence work, and whose employment visa application, either a 9g or 9d, is in progress.

Validity Period

Validity period of a PWP is normally three months from the date of issuance or until the 9g visa is issued, whichever comes first.

Processing Time

Processing of PWP takes approximately seven working days when proper and complete documents have been submitted to the Bureau of Immigration.

Requirements

  • Employment Contract
  • Photocopy of Passport with valid visa
  • Alien Employment Permit
  • Letter request from petitioning company
  • ITR of the company

Provisional Work Permit in the Philippines FAQs

Who can obtain Provisional Work Permit in the Philippines?

Foreign nationals who currently hold temporary visitor visas but wish to start working in the Philippines while their work visa application is in progress (9g or 9d visa) can apply for a Provisional Work Permit (PWP).

What are the requirements for Provisional Work Permit in the Philippines?

The requirements for obtaining a Provisional Work Permit (PWP) in the Philippines are as follows:

  1. Valid passport
  2. Letter request from petitioning company
  3. Employment Contract
  4. Duly accomplished Consolidated General Application Form (CGAF)
  5. Alien Employment Permit (AEP) or 9g/9d Visa Application Status
  6. Tax Identification Number (ITR) of the applicant and Income Tax Return (ITR) of the petitioning company

What is the process for applying Provisional Work Permit in the Philippines?

The process for applying Provisional Work Permit (PWP) in the Philippines is as follows:

  1. Secure the Consolidated General Application Form (CGAF) from the Philippine Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) main office or from their official website
  2. Submit all required documents to BI
  3. Get the Order of Payment Slip (OPS)
  4. Pay the required fees
  5. Submit copy of Official Receipt
  6. Get the approved PWP
Disclaimer: Immigration laws in the Philippines may change without prior notice. New updates on eligibility for visa application, documentary requirements, processing timelines, length of validity of visa, and other information related to your visa application may arise any time. We recommend that you consult with our Immigration and Visa Specialists to stay up-to-date.

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