Please be advised that starting 16 March 2017 visa applications and releasing shall follow the following schedule:Visa Receiving (Monday to Friday)
* Please note that submission of documents should be accomplished before 11: 30 am and 4:30 pm respectively.
** Visa applications are considered to be ready for processing only when the completed visa application documentation have been submitted and paid for at the Consular Section
The applicant may request for expedite processing for all Visa Applications. The request must be made with the Consular Section or upon payment of the visa processing fee at the Cashier and payment of the expedite fee has been made.
In cases of Student Visas and Special Non-Immigrant Visas, these may be expedited provided that the authority from the Department of Foreign Affairs has been received by MECO.Release Period
Visa Releasing (Monday to Friday)
Individual and Group Visa applications shall be ready for release the NEXT working days as follows:
The release of visas under expedite processing will be three (3) working hours after the application has been made.
All applicants should be aware that the times given above are the general rule but processing times for any particular case may vary according to individual circumstances and any other special requirements.
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