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Expats or foreigners who have been living in the Philippines for six months or longer can open a savings account with BPI or any bank.
However, foreign tourists and non-residents who are on a short stay in the country aren’t allowed to get a Philippine savings account.
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The procedure for opening a bank account for foreign residents is similar to that for Filipino citizens. Banks require the foreigner applicant’s passport and Alien Certificate of Registration(ACR I-Card).
BPI also accepts the Immigrant Certificate of Registration (ICR) as proof of address in the Philippines.
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