Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV)

Special Resident Retiree's Visa (SRRV)

Welcome to the Visa and Immigration Services page of Asia Relocation, your trusted partner for relocating to the Philippines. Our comprehensive service takes care of all your visa and immigration requirements, ensuring a smooth transition into your new home or investment destination in the Philippines.


Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV)

The Special Resident Retiree’s Visa, commonly known as the SRRV, is a highly sought-after visa issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI), endorsed by the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). It is for foreign nationals and former Filipino nationals who are 50 years old and above, and who have chosen the Philippines as their retirement home, investment destination, or even for natural-born Filipino citizens who wish to return.


What sets the SRRV apart is its multiple entry privileges, allowing for complete freedom of travel to and from the Philippines, as well as the possibility of permanent or indefinite stay in the country as long as the visa deposit exists


What You Need to Know about Visa and Immigration Philippines:

  • Interpol Clearance to be obtained at the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) in substitute with the Police Clearance. 70 years old and above are no longer required to get this clearance..
  • All documents issued abroad must be authenticated or apostilled by the competent government authority in your country.
  • The processing time for the SRRV is usually 1 month.
  • Should you wish to work in the Philippines while holding an SRRV, you would need to apply for an Alien Employment Permit (AEP) at the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).


There are different SRRV Options depending on your background:

  1. SRRV Classic without Pension – if you have not receive a pension yet of at least $800.00 and above; requires a visa deposit of USD $20,000.00
  2. SRRV Classic with Pension – for those who are receiving a pension of at least $800.00 and above; requires a visa deposit of USD $10,000.00.
    • You may use the visa deposit into an active investment (purchases of condominium, and long term lease of house and lot) once the SRRV is approved.
  3. SRRV Human Touch – for ailing retirees who need medical/clinical care; requires at least USD $1,500.00 monthly pension with a health insurance policy accepted in the Philippines and a visa deposit of USD $10,000.00
  4. SRRV Courtesy – for former Filipinos; visa deposit of USD $1,500.00
  5. SRRV Expanded Courtesy – for honorary consuls, retirees of international organizations and former military officers; visa deposit of USD $1,500.00 with a proof of pension of at least USD $1,000.00 and above.


Requirements for SRRV Application:

  • Original Passport
  • SRRV Application Form
  • Medical Certificate
  • Interpol Clearance
  • NBI Clearance (National Bureau of Investigation) – if the applicant has stayed in the Philippines for more than 3 months from the date of application
  • Bank Certification for the visa deposit
  • Proof of Pension
  • 8 pcs 2”x2” photos
  • Marriage Certificate – if your spouse is joining you
  • Birth Certificate – if your children are joining you


Asia Relocation is committed to ensuring a seamless process for your Visa and Immigration Philippines needs. Our experienced team will guide you through the entire SRRV application process, ensuring that you have the right documentation and meeting all requirements.


Allow us to make your move to the Philippines smooth and stress-free. Contact us today to start your journey with Asia Relocation.

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