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What is a guardian?

A guardian is a person who is at least 21 years old and can serve as your emergency contact. For your application, pwede mong ilagay na guardian ang magulang, kapatid, or close relative mo. Your guardian can also be a guarantor if he or she can help you with your monthly repayments.

We encourage that you choose someone who lives with you or has the same address as you. If not possible, pwede kang pumili ng ibang guardian as long as he/she has an address in the Philippines. This means an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) will not be allowed as your guardian.