Finding immigration office Mandaue Cebu, Philippines

A couple of people have asked me where is immigration lately well its about 5 – 15 minutes from SM Mall. If you head along the main road which has Pier 1 – 2 etc. on your right hand side and SM on your left just keep going on that road. You will pass Park Mall on your right after about 5 minutes from SM then another 5 minutes from there Nido Autos on your left and finally you will get to a part where the road narrows and on your right hand side you will see a small carpark which is very close to the fire station on your left :-

cebu fire station Cebu Immigration office carpark

Park in the carpark (there is a guy who watches the vehicles I normally just give him P5 when I leave). Opposite the carpark is this junction :-

Cebu immigration

Literally behind the bush on the corner the immigration building begins. If you head in there ground floor they deal with tourist visa renewals etc. 13A and long term visas upstairs. But there is a reception area as you enter the building just ask there or ask the guard as you sign in where you need to go.


Final note WEAR LONG TROUSERS if your wearing shorts you will have to wait outside on seating which is next to the blue railings you can see which gets hot due to no shade. There are people offering to “fix” your visa on an “express” lane.. please dont use this service as you are only encouraging corruption. Ok you think you will get it done quicker but look at it the other way they could make you wait longer for not offering a bribe.. Personally I wait out of principle and sometimes its 20minutes and worst case 2 1/2 hours. Arrive before 11am and you will be dealt with swiftly and takes around the 20 minutes. In the afternoon they will just make you wait.

5 comments for “Finding immigration office Mandaue Cebu, Philippines

  1. TropicalPenpals
    July 13, 2010 at 9:35 am

    [New Post] Finding immigration office Mandaue Cebu, Philippines .

  2. Judy Abaquita
    September 24, 2010 at 6:34 am

    until now they have plenty people working in immigration still corruption even do they change the oic and commissioner but the people working before they dont change it, stilll shark on the sea even do used media about it but theyre still blind and deaf for all of this corruption inside the office especially in second floor happened the transaction envolved also the guard in entrance and uptairs hope you do your action to clean your office

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  4. Naivegirl_32
    March 22, 2011 at 3:07 am

    i hap problem in my daughter case she is 2 yrs old now half American her father is from Arizona but currently staying in Makati Manila..We agree to process my daughter’s Us citizenship but after he go to the consular and knew that he to signed Affidavit and part II of affidavit stating he need to support financially my daughter’s until reaches 18 yrs old.He refuse to sign cause he said he might gonna had trouble in the future..actually he is not supporting my im begging always cause my daughter was feed in formula milk cause my doctor doesn’t allow to take my breast milk since its complicated to her she born “yellow baby” so i felt hard to buy milk for her..i need to big him for milk..

    im asking for help here..what i do to make my daughter as US citizen..she had the right that her father signed the acknowledge of paternity and she carry his surname

    • Tropicalpenpals
      March 23, 2011 at 4:56 am

      Problem is this is the way the majority of guys think here and I see it too often when they discuss their previous marriages in the U.S. that led to divorce and moving here. Only thing you may be able to do is contact someone in the legal profession to see what rights your daughter has if any. In the UK we have a Citizens advice bureau I doubt the Philippines has such a thing but in the U.S. they may and you could possibly email them directly for legal advice.