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    Date: 2023-03-04 02:38:29.183749


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Application for Blacklist Lifting order (Specified grounds)

Requested from BI by E. Bono at 02:38 AM on Mar 04, 2023.
Purpose: For the processing of his lifting request
Date of Coverage: 11/17/2019 - 03/03/2023
Tracking no: #BI-664174438187

Bono 02:38 AM, Mar 04, 2023

Hi! As an authorized person to process the lifting request of a Korean national, I would like to ask the reason of his blacklist. This would be included to his letter of petition to specify his grounds so that he can process his request as soon as possible. Thank you!

Center (BINOC) 07:36 PM, Mar 07, 2023

March 7, 2023

Dear Euvylen,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 04, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Application for Blacklist Lifting order (Specified grounds).

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, you may personally file your request to the BI Main office (with your Special Power of Attorney) if you wanted to know certain details in an existing derogatory record in the BI. Because Derogatory Record consists of personal information and it is protected under the Data Privacy Act of 2012, comprehensive and strict privacy legislation “to protect the fundamental human right of privacy, of communication while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth.” Thus, the Bureau could not disclose the subject information thru online. It can only be disclosed to the owner of the information, to third party if with Special Power of Attorney of the owner of the Data or with court order.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to the BI Commissioner, NORMAN G. TANSINGCO, Bureau of Immigration, Magallanes Drive, Intramuros, Manila. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

BI-National Operations Center (BINOC)
FOI Officer

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