You may apply for a Pre-Arranged Employees (Commercial) visa under Section 9 (g) and Section 20 of the Commonwealth Act No. 613 or Philippine Immigration Act of 1940 (PIA). This is a working visa that allows employers/proprietors [in the Philippines] to employ foreign nationals with skills, qualifications and experience that may be short in supply in the Philippines.
A foreign national applying for a pre-arranged employee visa has to make sure that he/she has been hired by a Philippine-based company, who will be applying for his/her pre-arranged employee visa as his/her petitioner.
 

You may have an initial period of one (1), two (2) or three years (3) validity on your 9(g) Pre-Arranged Employees – Commercial visa. You may also extend said visa for one (1), two (2) or three year (3) years depending on the Employer-Employee Contract.

Processing of the Pre-Arranged Employees – Commercial visa usually takes forty (40) days, depending on the volume of applicants and provided that all the documentary requirements you submitted are complete.

You may secure a Pre-Arranged Employees Visa for Missionaries under Section 9(g) and Section 20 of the Commonwealth Act No. 613 or the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940 (PIA).

Non-immigrant foreign nationals holding the necessary visa under this category need to show proof of a bona fide membership in an educational or religious organization in the Philippines (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines [CBCP] or Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches [PCEC]).

A foreign national is qualified to apply for a pre-arranged employee visa – missionary once he/she has been endorsed by an educational or religious organization in the Philippines such as the CBCP or PCEC.

You may have a one (1), two (2) or three (3) years initial period of validity on your Pre-Arranged Employees – Missionary Visa. Furthermore, you may also extend your visa for another one (1), two (2) or three (3) years in a total of a maximum period of ten (10) years.

Your family may convert their Temporary Visitor’s visa as dependents under your Pre-Arranged Employees – Non-commercial visa. They will be granted with the same validity period with the principal applicant and may extend their visa.

BI accredited schools will allow your children to enroll in their schools with a visa status as dependents under your Pre-Arranged Visa. Thus, your children need not to apply for a Student Visa or a Special Study Permit (SSP).