Philippines: Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter the Philippines, a passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond the intended length of stay is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for the Philippines are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for tourist or business stays of up to 21 days.
Tourists wishing to stay longer than 21 days may either obtain a visa in advance, or apply for an extension once in the Philippines at any Bureau of Immigration (www.immigration.gov.ph). The standard is an extension to 59 days, although longer extensions are available.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for the Philippines.
Types and cost:
Single-entry visa: £22; six-month multiple-entry visa: £43; one-year multiple-entry visa: £65.
Single-entry visa: valid for three months from the date of issue; multiple-entry visa: valid for six months or a year from the date of issue. The maximum stay for each entry is 59 days.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Visa processing at the embassy usually takes two to three working days, unless the application is referred to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, in which case it can take up to two months.