How To Get Your APEC Business Travel Card?On June 5, 2019 by James Lyman
Business Travel Card APEC or APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) aims to facilitate the mobility of business people throughout the Asia-Pacific region, considering that a more fluid movement of them has a favorable impact on trade and the investment.
Benefits granted by APEC Business Travel Card:
The holder of this business card may enter the participating economies in the system that appear indicated on the front of the ABTC, for business purposes, without the need to obtain a visa or additional authorization.
Preferential treatment in the migration procedures in the main airports of the participating economies.
The validity of the Card:
The ABTC has a validity equivalent to the validity of your passport with a maximum of three years from the date of its issuance
This Card is only valid accompanied by a valid passport.
Period of stay:
The maximum period of stay allowed per trip is 90 days.
The antecedents that must be submitted for the application of the APEC card are:
Certificate of background with special purposes.
Photocopy of passport (1st sheet).
Passport size photo.
ABTC (American Business Travel Card) printed official size and color.
The countries that make up the APEC are:
Australia, Philippines, Thailand, PR China, PR Vietnam, Chile, New Zealand, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Peru, Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The processing of the card lasts approximately 6 to 7 months and has a value of US $ 100.
If you need the card urgently you can choose 5 economies and it would take approximately 3 months to be approved with a Value of US $ 150. Generally, people are recommended when they ask for the card with accelerated economies, that they ask for the countries that request Visa to enter the country, these are Australia, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea.
Asexma, in addition to all the previous information, encloses a Certificate that certifies that an applicant is a business person, this document is signed by our Corporate General Manager, Mr. Marcos Illesca.