Normally, a visitor with a visa is given a 59-day stay in the Philippines. Should a visitor wish to remain longer than his authorized initial stay of 59 days, he may request extension of stay from the Bureau of Immigration Office ( and pay the necessary extension fees. He will also have to pay the Emigration Clearance Certificate (ECC) and the corresponding Legal Research Fee (LRF) in the total amount of Php710.00 upon his departure.