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Wander Without Limits: Visa-Free Countries for Filipinos

5 May 2023
Wander Without Limits Visa Free Countries for Filipinos

There's no question that these days, the Filipino people are itching for some kind of adventure away from their house and lot in the Philippines. They can't wait to book tickets and take their flights through the e-Travel System, and they may even be planning ahead by considering visa-free countries.

 

If you're a Filipino and you've been itching to see the globe for the previous two years, you'll be happy to know that you can visit more than sixty countries and territories.

 

In fact, Visa-free access to 67 countries is accessible for anyone with a Philippine passport. You may enter 33 of these nations without a visa, while the other 34 accept visas on arrival or electronic travel authorizations.

 

 

Visit Visa-Free with these Requirements

To visit or leave a nation that does not need a visa for Filipino citizens, all you need is the following documentation:

 

  • Valid passport (if yours is due to expire or is still valid but doesn't have any vacant visa pages, you'll need to renew it before your trip);

  • Get health and travel insurance in case of COVID-19-related disruptions;

  • Character references (including a clean criminal record and no "persona non grata" status in the host country);

  • Guaranteed lodging and return airfare;

  • Proof that you have the means to support yourself while in the host country;

  • Additional health and travel documentation, if necessary, as per the country of destination;

  • Risk Declaration Form from Bureau of Immigration

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only stay in the host country for the maximum allowed time. If you wish to stay for an extended period of time, you will need to apply for the proper visa, such as a tourist or work visa.

 

 

Visa-Free Countries Filipinos Should Prepare to Visit Next

Visa-free travel from the Philippines is possible as long as the traveler meets the following conditions. A Philippine passport bearer can stay in any of the following countries visa-free for up to the specified number of days:

 

Asia

  • Malaysia – 30 days

  • Taiwan – (until July 31, 2023 with pending extension)

  • Hong Kong – 14 days

  • Macao

  • Vietnam – 21 days

  • Thailand – 30 days

  • Singapore – 30 days

  • Brunei – 14 days

  • Palestinian Territories

  • Indonesia – 30 days

  • Cambodia

  • Myanmar – 14 days

  • Israel – 90 days

  • Mongolia – 21 days

  • Laos – 30 days

  • Kazakhstan – 30 days

 

The Caribbean

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines – 30 days

  • Barbados – 90 days

  • Haiti – 90 days

  • Dominica – 21 days

 

Africa

  • Senegal

  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) – 90 days

  • Rwanda – 90 days

  • Gambia – 90 days

  • Morocco – 90 days

 

Oceania

  • Vanuatu

  • Fiji – 120 days

  • Niue

  • Micronesia

  • Cook Islands

 

America

  • Suriname - 90 days

  • Bolivia - 90 days

  • Peru - 183 days

  • Ecuador - 90 days

  • Brazil - 90 days

  • Costa Rica - 30 days

  • Colombia - 90 days

 

 

Countries That Allow Filipinos to Obtain Visa On Arrival

At the airport, travelers visiting certain countries may apply for a visa. Visas issued upon arrival are known as VOAs, and they often do not need an application in advance. You may get your visa from immigration officials at the country's airport.

 

 

Asia

  • Timor-Leste – 30 days

  • Armenia

  • Tajikistan – 30 days

  • Iran

  • Maldives – 30 days

  • Nepal – 90 days

  • Kyrgyzstan – 30 days

 

 

America and the Caribbean

  • St. Lucia - 42 days

  • Trinidad and Tobago

  • Nicaragua – 30 days

 

 

Africa

  • Uganda

  • Burundi – 30 days

  • Togo – 7 days

  • Cape Verde Islands – (E.A.S.E.)

  • Tanzania

  • Comoros – 45 days

  • Somalia – 30 days

  • Guinea-Bissau – 90 days

  • Seychelles – 90 days (tourist registration)

  • Madagascar – 90 days

  • Mozambique – 30 days

  • Malawi – 30 days

  • Mauritius – 60 days

  • Mauritania

 

 

Oceania

  • Tuvalu – 30 days

  • Marshall Islands

  • Papua New Guinea – 60 days

  • Samoa – 60 days

  • Palau – 30 days

 

 

E-Visa Issuing Countries for Filipino Passport Holders

E-visas, which may be sought for and processed online, may be a viable option if you're dead bent on visiting a nation that needs one. You don't need to get a stamp or sticker on your Philippines passport to use an e-visa or online visa. For Philippine passport holders, immigration officials may look up your visa using your passport number.

 

Asia

  • Sri Lanka – 30 days (electronic travel authorization)

  • Pakistan

 

 

Visa Waiver Program Countries for Philippines Passport Holders

If you have a valid visa or permanent residence permit for another country, you may be able to travel visa-free to other countries.

 

Some countries waive visa requirements for Filipinos, but only if they go to a certain region inside the nation or are part of a tour group that originates in that country. Visas on arrival are also provided to Filipinos visiting countries with conditional visa exemption laws.

 

Here is the list you may visit upon meeting visa-free entry conditions and Philippines visa-free countries maximum stay:

 

 

Albania

Schengen multiple-entry visa; US/UK-issued multiple-entry visa with a max stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

 

 

Andorra

Schengen multiple-entry visa with 90 days maximum stay.

 

 

Antigua and Barbuda

Schengen/UK/US/Canada visa to qualify for visa on arrival with 30 days max stay.

 

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Schengen multiple-entry visa or visa of EU member countries with 30 days max stay.

 

 

Bulgaria

Schengen visa with a maximum stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

 

 

China

Since you can only enter visa-free in Hainan province, you need to book a tour group with at least 5 people from a registered international travel agency in Hainan. Max stay is 15 days.

 

 

Croatia

Schengen multiple-entry visa with a maximum stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

 

 

Cyprus

Schengen double-entry or multiple-entry visa with a 90 days within a 180-day period stay limit.

 

 

El Salvador

Schengen/US/Canada visa with 90 days max stay.

 

 

Guatemala

Schengen/US/Canada visa with 90 days max stay.

 

 

Honduras

Schengen/US/Canada visa with 90 days max stay.

 

 

Jordan

You have to visit in groups of five or more through a Jordanian tour operator. You can also waive your visa fee if you are going to spend at least three consecutive nights in Jordan. Max stay is 30 days.

 

 

Mexico

Schengen/UK/US/Canada/Japan visa with 180 days max stay.

 

 

Romania

Schengen multiple-entry visa with a maximum stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

 

 

São Tomé and Príncipe

Schengen/US visa with 15 days max stay.

 

 

Serbia

Schengen/UK/US visa with a maximum stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

 

 

Turkey

Schengen/UK/Ireland/USA visa with 30 days max stay.

 

Applying for a visa is a lengthy and expensive process. If your visa is refused, you won't even receive your fee back. That is why this visa-free countries list will help you in this period of revenge travel and enjoy various visa-free destinations all over the world with Filipino passport holders.

 

Another thing that will be helpful in enjoying your world travels is by having a home investment near international airports in the Philippines. Fortunately, you can now find an affordable house and lot for sale close to these major airlines through Lumina Homes!

 

Seize the opportunity of living near the airport with a soundproof affordable house and lot made with concrete building materials. Discover our Lumina Homes communities a few minutes away from Mactan Cebu International, Iloilo International Airport, and Clark International Airport.

 

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