New Immigration commissioner named
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has appointed Atty. Norman G. Tansingco as the new Commissioner of Immigration (BI).
Tansingco was the chief of staff to then-Commissioner Marcelino Libanan at BI for nearly a decade, from July 2007 to January 2017.
He was also a concurrent technical assistant for operations in the Office of the Commissioner and an attorney III on the BI Board of Special Inquiry.
Tansingco served as Libanan’s chief of staff from July 1998 to June 2007, when the latter was a member of the House of Representatives, representing the lone district of Eastern Samar.
Tansingco was admitted to the Philippine bar in 1991 as a certified public accountant.
Bureau of Immigration visa status
You can easily track your Philippines visa status by visiting the Bureau of Immigration Philippines’ official website. Simply compare the Application Number on the Agenda list to the Application Number on your official receipt.
Checking my Philippine visa status with the Bureau of Immigration
Please keep in mind that applicants can confirm the approval of their visa by comparing the Application Number in the Agenda list to the Application Number on their official receipt. The Agenda list can be found on the official website of the Bureau of Immigration Philippines.
What department is Bureau of Immigration under in the Philippines?
The Bureau of Immigration, hereinafter referred to as the “Bureau,” shall be controlled and supervised by the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Who is the chief of Bureau of Immigration?
Norman Garcera Tansingco is a lawyer.
MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has appointed lawyer Norman Garcera Tansingco to the position of Commissioner of Immigration (BI).
How many commissioners are there in the Bureau of Immigration?
SECTION 2. A Bureau of Immigration is established under a Commissioner of Immigration, who is assisted by two assistants, a First Deputy Commissioner of Immigration and a Second Deputy Commissioner of Immigration.