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ECC mistake

(@Gary West)
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Why was I charged 700PHP on my 6 month extension for tourist?  I thought the ECC was for leaving the country I did not leave . thank you

Joined: 5 years ago
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Hi Gary, You are correct. A tourist visa extension and ECC are two different things and yes the Exit Clearance Certificate (ECC) is for leaving the country. Not sure what you mean by your "Why was I charged 700PHP" question though. Did the immigration officer provide you a receipt? You should have been given an itemized receipt with line item detail for each charge.