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Tips for getting started with Wise

Wise is an online account that lets you send money, get paid, and spend money internationally. With a Wise account, you can send money abroad, get paid in other currencies, and spend abroad on the Wise card.

The cheap, fast way to send money abroad with…

Send money to Philippines
Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers to Philippines.

Here are some tips to help you get started.

Get verified to open your Wise account

With a Wise account, you’ll be able to:

  • hold 50+ currencies in balances in your account

  • convert currencies instantly in your account with low fees

  • get account details to receive money in AUD, CAD, GBP, HUF, EUR, NZD, RON, SGD, TRY, and USD

  • set up Direct Debits in AUD, CAD, GBP, EUR, and USD

  • order a Wise card (currently available in Europe, US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Singapore)

  • spend on the debit card in any currency with low fees

  • set aside money in any currency with Wise Jars.

To open your Wise account, you’ll need to get verified, usually with some photo ID, proof of address, and/or a picture of you holding that ID. It usually takes about 2 working days. Log in to your account and follow the steps to get set up.

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Cashless transactions with the Philippines’ leading e-wallet! 

Shop with GCash QR, Buy Load, Pay Bills, and more – all through your GCash App.

The verification process (also known as the Know-Your-Customer process) is required by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. It is a one-time validation process that we do to make sure you are a genuine GCash user. When you are verified, you will have access to more features and GCash services. 

Have your account verified and have access to more GCash features and services, such as:

  • Cash-Out
  • Send Money
  • Using your GCash MasterCard to purchase items and make ATM withdrawals
  • Cash-In through PayPal, banks, and debit cards
  • Receive international remittances
  • GCredit

…and many other features!

Levels of Verification

  1. Basic User (Level 1/Non-verified) –  you’ve only just registered to GCash and can access basic GCash services, but you have the option to be verified further.

    Basic Users only have access to:

    • Cash-In (Over-the-Counter channels only)
    • Pay Bills
    • Buy Load
    • Borrow Load
    • Book Movies 

  2. Fully Verified (Level 3) – you’ve gone through the whole verification process and submitted a valid ID. You now have access to all GCash services and features!

    Enjoy the following features as a Fully Verified GCash customer:

    • Increased wallet limit to Php 100,000
    • Full access to all GCash services
    • ATM withdrawal up to Php 40,000 daily and Buy Load transactions (to Globe and other networks) up to Php 20,000 daily.

 

List of Valid IDs Available in the GCash App:

    • UMID
    • Driver’s License
    • PhilHealth ID
    • SSS
    • Passport
    • Voters ID
    • Pag-IBIG ID 
    • Postal ID
    • PRC ID
    • National ID
    • Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR I-Card)

GCash MasterCard

Using a GCash MasterCard, you can pay for your online and in-store purchases and withdraw cash from over 20,000 BancNet and MasterCard ATMs all over the Philippines. The GCash MasterCard works like any other debit card so you can use it to pay, shop and dine without paying in cash.

CdeO Operation Tabang Travelers

⚠️PLACED UNDER ALERT LEVEL 1⚠️
from May 1 to 15, 2022

STEP 1:
S+ PASS (LGU to LGU Coordination)
✔️For All Travelers via Land, Sea and Air
STEP 2:
OPCoorS (Online Pre-Arrival Coordination System)
For CdeO Barangay Coordination
✔️For CdeO Inbound Travelers Only
✔️For Inbound Travelers Contact and Coordinate with CdeO Barangay Destination and be verified:
❌NOT for CdeO Passers (Advised to Contact Final LGU Destination for Coordination)
STEP 3:
Get Higala App Contact Tracing QR Code
✔️For CdeO Inbound Travelers
✔️Airports & Seaports contact tracing app https://traze.ph
❌ONLY for CdeO Passers https://staysafe.ph
ALL STEPS have a “self-generation” feature. Print or Download anytime:
✔️S+ Pass TA/TPP
✔️OPCoorS Confirmation Letter
✔️QR Code for Contact Tracing
✔️At least obtained Vax Cert/Card (for entering establishments in CDO)
ALL shall strictly follow the Minimum Public Health Standards:
✔️Wear Face Mask
✔️Social Distancing
✔️Hand Hygiene/Sanitation
✔️Cough and Sneezing Etiquette
✔️Precautionary Self Quarantine for Local Travelers
Have a safe and purposeful travel mga Higala! (y)
 
For latest updates, go to CdeO Operation Tabang Travelers

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Bureau of Immigration

PRESS RELEASE – 2021 December 20


Click picture to go to Online Appointment Registration

Annual Report Guidelines 2022

CAGAYAN DE ORO
IMMIGRATION DISTRICT OFFICE

ACO: FELIPE E. ALANO, JR.
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Direct Line(s): (088) 880-0393
Facsimile Numbers: (088) 880-0393
E-mail Addresses: bi_cagdeoro@yahoo.com
Office Address: 2/F Gateway Tower, Limketkai Center, Limketkai Drive, Lapasan Highway, Cagayan de Oro City 9000

Bureau of Immigration (Main page)

Mount Balatukan Range Natural Park

Mount Balatukan is a massive compound stratovolcano in the northern island of Mindanao, Philippines. It is the highest point in the province of Misamis Oriental. The volcano has no historical eruptions but displays fumarolic activity. The 2,450-metre (8,040 ft) mountain is topped by a triangular shaped caldera 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) long and 10.6 kilometers (6.6 mi) at its widest. The Balatocan River emanates from and drains the huge crater. (Source)

Mount Balatukan Range Natural Park (MBRNP) is one of the 94 Protected Areas in the Philippines established pursuant to Republic Act No 11038 (Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 2018) on June 22, 2018 by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. It covers one (1) city and three (3) municipalities namely: city of Gingoog, municipalities of Claveria, Medina and Balingasag, Province of Misamis Oriental. It covers a total of 8,437.86 hectares protected zone and 2,596.51 hectares buffer zone of forested hinterland.

The highest mountain peak rises to 2,238 meters above sea level (MASL). The natural park holds 17 major rivers that drain to different areas. The Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) governs the management with the Protected Area Superintendent as operation manager under the Protected Area Management Office – MBRNP (Source)

Website:no website found
Facebook:
Mount Balatukan Range Natural Park
Email:r10.mountbalatukanrnp@gmail.com
Landline:no number found
Mobile:no number found
Municipal:Gingoog City and Municipalities of Balingasag, Claveria, Medina
Barangay:
Address:
Google MapMount Balatukan Range Natural Park

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Labigong Nasuli Spring

“The beauty of nature is not hard to find! Visit Brgy. Taparak’s hidden gem “Labigong Nasuli Spring” at the southern part of Alubijd Misamis Oriental.
Invite your family and friends to your perfect hike, bike ride, or even trail run! Enjoy the pristine nature and enchanted waters of the spring. You’ll love the family picnic, swimming in the mountain stream, camping and wake up to its breathtaking landscape! Surely your trip to this place is an adventure on itself!
Achieve your travel goals now and visit Alluring Alubijid!!! For Directions see comments down below.” (Source)
 

(Color of water edited!)

Entrance: P10
Environmental Fee: P10
Cottages: P200-P500
(July 2021)
 


(Color of water edited!)

 

Distance from CdO-Iligan Highway in Laguindingan

Website:no website found
Facebook:Labigong Nasuli Spring
[NOT official FB page of Nasuli Spring]
Email:labigongspringtaparak@gmail.com
Landline:no number found
Mobile:0917 103 5130
Municipal:Alubijid
Barangay:Taparak
Address:
Google Map:Labigong Nasuli Spring