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My brother in law, is going to the Philippines to meet and

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My brother in law, is going to the Philippines to meet and possibly marry a lady from there. He is hoping to remain in the Philippines and become a citizen there. He is 75 years of age with a small pension, would he be considered for citizenshipo
Submitted: 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 7 months ago.
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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you. If a legal internet researcher could help we would be grateful.
RegardsJan
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
We want as much info as we can to give him, as he is giving up everything here, but does not really know what to expect
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Mr. Wilson replied 7 months ago.

Sorry about the delay on an answer for this

I was able to research a bit and here is what I found

CLICKH HERE for a site that discusses requirements

Unfortunately the main one that will impact him is the 10 year legal residence requirement (especially at his age). Most countries have this type of requirement, however. Even with marriage it would take time for it to occur (and cannot find for sure if would be under 10 years still or not - I think 10 years is still required).

CLICK HERE for a direct link to the phillipines government website with more information that might help as he begins this journey.

I hope this helps. I wish your brother in law all the best as he takes this next step in his life.. how exciting.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for your assistance, it is very helpful.Regards, Jan
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Please could you close this question, my Brother in Law has decided against this, it seems unlikely that he will now go.
Expert:  Mr. Wilson replied 7 months ago.

I will request - however, be sure to rate my response if you were satisfied as that is the only way that I receive any credit for my help today.

All the best to you and your brother in law

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