JICA Trainee: After receiving Letter of Acceptance to the course, kindly follow accordingly to avoid delay in the processing of your documents:
|STEP #||WHERE TO GO||WHAT TO BRING|
|1. Travel Authority||To your concerned department head||Acceptance letter from TESDA (for Group and Region Focus Courses) or JICA (for Counterpart and Country-Focus Training)|
|2. Official Passport
*5 Working days
| Department of Foreign Affairs
Office of Consular Affairs Building
Aseana Business Park
Diosdado Macapagal Blvd. corner
Bradco Avenue, Brgy. Tambo
- For married women, submit Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by NSO or CTC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
Visit this link for details on official passport:
|3. Pre-departure Orientation||JICA Philippines
40th Floor, Yuchengco Tower, RCBC Plaza
6819 Ayala Avenue Makati City
Tel no. 889-7119
*M-W-F (starts at 10:00 am until 12:00 pm)
*Must go to JICA at least seven (7) working days before departure date to attend orientation & issuance of pertinent documents for visa application.
*All JICA Trainees starting JFY 2013 are automatically members of JAAP and are required to pay the registration fee of Php 500.00 during PDOS. There is also an annual due of Php200.00.
|4. Travel Tax Exemption Certificate||Travel Tax Division
Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA)
142 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village
Check your tax exemption certificate if your name is spelled correctly and passport number and destination details are correct.
*5 working days
| Embassy of Japan
2627 Roxas Boulevard
Tel. # 551-5710
*Personal appearance required
Schedule of Filing:
8:40 am - 11:00 am
Monday to Friday
Schedule of Releasing:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday to Friday
*Trainees with old Japan visa may submit the copy of the visa instead of the NSO birth certificate.
Upon getting your visa, check if your name is spelled correctly and double check your birthday and passport number.
|6. Day of departure||Be sure to be in NAIA Terminal 1 (for JAL) and Terminal 2 (for PAL) for check-in at least 3 hours before departure time.||See checklist on the PDOS brochure.|
For clarifications, kindly contact the TRAINING PROGRAM SECTION of JICA Philippines at telephone number (02) 889-7119 extension 143.