Philippines Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter the Philippines, you must have a passport valid for at least six months beyond the intended stay in the Philippines.
Nationals from these countries do not require a visa to visit the Philippines (although the length of stay allowed differs from country to country): Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Congo (Democratic Republic of), Costa Rica, Cote d' Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR*, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau SAR*, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
* Hong Kong SAR & Macau SAR: you may enter the Philippines without a visa for a stay not exceeding 14 days, provided that you hold a valid ticket for the return journey to your country of origin or the next country of your destination. Also, your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the contemplated period of stay.
Chinese nationals need to apply for a visa. However, if the traveller has a valid visa issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, any of the Schengen country or the USA, he or she may enter the Philippines without a visa for a stay not exceeding seven days for tourism purposes, provided that the traveller has a national passport valid for at least six months beyond contemplated stay, holds a valid ticket for the return journey to the country of origin or the next country of destination, and has no derogatory record with the Bureau of Immigration.
Types and Cost
Various, depending on the embassy to which you are applying through.
Single-entry visa: valid for three months from the date of issue.
Visit the website www.visa.gov.ph or apply at your nearest Philippine Embassy.
Visa processing at the embassy can range from two to ten days.
This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in the USA
Telephone: +1 202 467 9300.
Address: , 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036,
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in the UK
Telephone: +44 20 7321 0668.
Address: , 6-11 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG,