Visa to The Philippines is required to enter a country. This is to make sure that you are legally entering the premises of another country. Also, this serves as an authorization from the government that you are allowed to enter the country.

No matter what country you come from, no matter how far it is, you are always welcome to visit the Philippines. It’s just that, there are requirements that you have to comply with before you can enter the country. This is to secure your safety and maintain the legality of your stay in the Philippines.

Visa to the Philippines

The lists of countries who can visit the Philippines without a Visa. Provided that you must comply with the following:

  • Not exceeding thirty (30) days. In return, the visitor shall have a valid ticket of her/his next destination or a ticket going to his or her own country.
  • Tourist’s passport should be valid for six (6) months while in the Philippines
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshali 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
  • Republic of Korea
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

As per reminder from the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines

*Brazilian and Israeli nationals are given fifty-nine (59) days stay based on existing agreements. 

The following are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa for a stay not exceeding fourteen (14) days:

  1. Holders of Hong Kong Special Administrative (SAR) passports.
  2. Holders of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) passports.

The following are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa for a stay not exceeding seven (7) days:

  1. Holders of Macau-Portuguese passports
  2. Holders of Hong Kong British passports.

Important Note:

Nationals who are subjects of deportation/blacklist orders of the Department and the Bureau of Immigration shall not be admitted to the Philippines. Further inquiries may be addressed to the Visa Division (Telephone numbers:556-0000 and ask the operator to connect you to Visa Division), Department of Foreign Affairs, 2330 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, or to any Philippine Embassy or Consulate abroad.

  • However, if you want to visit the Philippines but your country is not listed, you may apply for an Entry Visa
  • Moreover, if you wish to stay longer in the Philippines, you may apply for a Temporary Visitor’s Visa. You may process your application at the Philippine embassy.

The list of minimum requirements in applying for a Temporary Visitor’s Visa from the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines.

  1. Passport / Travel Document Valid for at least six (6) months beyond the intended period of stay in the Philippines.
  2. Duly Accomplished Visa application forms.
  3. Passport Photos (2 pieces)
  4. Proof of bona fide status as a tourist or a businessman.
  5. Confirmed tickets for return or onward journey to the next port of destination.
  6. Payment for Visa Fees.

More information about visa to the Philippines.

Other Visa / Entry Requirements for foreign nationals.

Minor Children below 15 years old traveling to the Philippines unaccompanied by or not Joining a Parent in the Philippines.

A Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) Under Section 29(a)(12) of the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940 as amended is required for children beyond 15 years old who are traveling unaccompanied by or not joining his/her parent/s to the Philippines.

The WEG Order will be issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) at the port of entry upon submission by the WEG applicant of the following requirements:

  1. Affidavit of consent by either parent or legally appointed guardian of the child, naming therein the person who will be accompanying the child to the Philippines and with whom the child will stay while in the country. The said Affidavit must be duly notarized by a local notary public or the consular officer at the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the applicant’s country of residence.
  2. Clear photocopy of the data page of the child’s passport.
  3. Clear photocopy of the data page of the passport of the accompanying adult or guardian.
  4. Payment of immigration fees.

You don’t have to worry because after complying with the requirements of the country, a rewarding vacation is what you’ll earn.  Also, you will not worry about being deported from the country because you complied with their requirements. When you are in the country already, comply with their rules and regulations to avoid any complications.

Enjoy your trip and if you will have any questions – message us and we will help you out!