Balikbayan definition Philippine nationals residing living abroad american spouse children citizenship residency tourist visa status foreign permanent abroad bureau immigration overseas workerBalikbayan refers to Philippine nationals who are permanently residing abroad including their spouses and children, regardless of nationality or country of birth. It also refers to those of Filipino descent who acquired foreign citizenship and permanent status abroad. According to the official website of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, a Balikbayan may be either one of the following:

A Filipino citizen who has been continuously out of the Philippines for a period of at least one (1) year; Continue reading