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Visa-Free and Visa on Arrival Countries for Philippine-Passport Holders

Holders of Philippine passports can travel to about 27 countries without requiring a visa. Some other countries may need a visa upon arrival. Below we have listed information of countries where Filipinos can travel and not worry too much about entry visas because either it’s visa free or the minimum requirement is that we get a visa on arrival. So for those of you wish to travel, these countries might be something you can consider.

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Southeast Asian countries like Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, etc. enable Pinoys to enter with a 30 day tourist visa (for tourism purposes), but there are also other countries like Brazil and Morocco, each offering 90 days as a tourist. You can find more countries and their respective number of days allowed as a tourist in the list below.

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Countries Where Filipinos Can Travel (Visa-Free and Visa on Arrival)

Pinoys can travel to the following countries either by getting a visa upon arrival or by simply travelling without the need for a visa as we are exempted.

Visa-Free Countries for Filipinos  (Philippine Passport Holders)

The countries listed below will automatically give Filipinos a tourist pass with an allotted maximum number of days to stay within that territory.

Country Duration
Bolivia 90 days
Brazil 90 days
Brunei 14 days
Cambodia 21 days
Colombia 90 days, another 90 days can be extended
Costa Rica 30 days; can be extended to a total of 90 days
Dominica 21 days
Ecuador 90 days
Fiji 4 months
Gambia 90 days: Entry clearance must be obtained from the Gambian Immigration before travel
Haiti 3 months
Hong Kong 14 days
Indonesia 30 days
Israel 3 months
Laos 30 days
Malaysia 30 days
Micronesia 30 days
Mongolia 21 days
Morocco
Myanmar 14 days
Peru 183 days
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 month
Singapore 30 days
Suriname 90 days
Thailand 30 days
Vanuatu 30 days
Vietnam 21 days

 

Countries that Offer Visa on Arrival for Filipinos (Philippine Passport Holders)

Below are the countries that will require minimum documents and let you travel for a certain time period as a tourist.

Country Duration
Armenia 120 days
Burundi 30 days – can be processed at Bujumbura International Airport
Cape Verde
Comoros
Djibouti
Guinea-Bissau 90 days
India 30 days (update: we have to apply for eVisa prior to arrival)
Kenya 3 months
Kyrgyzstan 1 month
Madagascar 90 days
Maldives 30 days
Mali
Marshall Island 90 days
Mauritania
Mozambique 30 days
Nepal 90 days
Nicaragua 90 days
Palau 30 days
Papua New Guinea 60 days
Saint Lucia 6 weeks
Samoa 60 days (Entry Permit on arrival)
Seychelles 1 month
Somalia 30 days – invitation letter should be submitted to the Airport Immigration Department at least 2 days before arrival. Invitation letter is issued by the sponsor.
Sri Lanka 30 days  (Electronic Travel Authorization)
Tajikistan 45 days
Tanzania
Timor-Leste 30 days
Togo 7 days
Tuvalu 1 month
Uganda
Zambia 90 days

OTHER SPECIAL CASES

Country
China  May travel to Hong Kong, Macau and Hainan without visa
Iran Pre-approved visa obtainable at the airport
South Korea May travel to Jeju Island for 30 days without visa
Rwanda Visa is processed online
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa is processed online
Sao Tome y Principe Visa is processed online

Useful points to remember:
1. Most countries require passports to be valid for at least 6 months from date of travel with 1-2 blank pages;
2. Some countries allow entry without visa if a person is in possession of a valid visa for US, Canada or Schengen region;
3. Many African countries will require passengers to have current International Certificate of Vaccination upon arrival. Other countries may request specific vaccination if passenger is coming from certain infected area;
4. Acquiring passport stamp from Israel will prohibit entering certain countries due to Arab League boycott of Israel.




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