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How long am I allowed to stay in the Philippines if I am a Permanent Resident?

graceegracee SydneyPosts: 70Member

Hello po. I was recently granted permanent residence visa 887. Dati po akong visa 489. Umuwi po ako agad ng Pinas pagkatanggap ko ng PR kasi almost 3 years akong di nakauwi while I was on 489 visa. Ang tanong ko po ay ito, gaano katagal po ba ako allowed mag stay dito sa Pinas bilang ako ay PR na? May nakapagsabi po kasi sakin na di daw ako dapat lumagpas ng 6 months at kailangan na bumalik ng Australia. Totoo po ba iyon? Sana po ay may makasagot. Salamat po


  • cuccicucci NSWPosts: 715Member

    The only impact of prolonged absence in Au while on PR visa is on the earliest date that you can apply for Au citizenship. Other than that you can stay in Ph for as long as you like, afterall you are still a PH citizen and passport holder.

    07.2016 | IELTS
    01.2017 | Applied to AHPRA
    04.2017 | received Letter of Referral
    09.2017 | finished BP
    11.2017 | AHPRA Registration / Employment Offer
    12.2017 | Lodged 457 Visa Application (onshore) / ANMAC Assessment
    01.2018 | 457 Visa granted / Received positive ANMAC Assessment / Submitted EOI

    04.11.2019 | Received Employer Nomination
    04.26.2019 | Submitted Visa application (186 DE)
    05.06.2019 | CO contact for medical exams
    05.09.2019 | Visa Granted (186 DE)
    (Thank you Lord!!!)

  • graceegracee SydneyPosts: 70Member

    @cucci Thank you. Yan nga din po ang pagkakaalam ko wala naman limit kung gano katagal pwede mag stay dito sa Phils. Just want to be sure

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