Visa Information

flagCitizens of 157 countries do not need a visa to enter the Philippines for a visit not exceeding 30 days provided they have return tickets and passports valid for at least six months. Please click here to review the list. Participants who require a Philippine visa are requested to apply for visas through Philippine embassies in their countries. Participants requiring a supporting visa invitation letter may address their request to the Consular Offices of the Philippine Embassy in their countries of residence.

IMMIGRATION AND VISA RULES (From Bureau of Immigration, Philippines)

“If you are a foreign national from a country with diplomatic ties or bilateral agreement with the Philippines, you are allowed to enter the country without securing an entry visa and will be given an initial stay of thirty (30) days provided that you are a holder of a passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond your contemplated stay in the Philippines and present a return or onward ticket. “Foreign nationals without bilateral agreement with the Philippines are required to secure an entry visa at any Philippine Foreign Service Post in their country of origin or place of legal residence prior to traveling to the Philippines. Furthermore, these nationals are required to possess a passport at least six (6) months beyond their contemplated stay in the Philippines and present a return or onward ticket. “Who can enter the Philippines without an entry visa? “The nationals of the countries below may enter the Philippines without a visa for not exceeding 30 days under Executive Order No. 408:

  • 1. Andorra
  • 2. Angola
  • 3. Antigua and Barbuda
  • 4. Argentina
  • 5. Australia
  • 6. Austria
  • 7. Bahamas
  • 8. Bahrain
  • 9. Barbados
  • 10. Belgium
  • 11. Belize
  • 12. Benin
  • 13. Bhutan
  • 14. Bolivia
  • 15. Botswana
  • 16. Brazil*
  • 17. Brunei
  • 18. Bulgaria
  • 19. Burkina Faso
  • 20. Burundi
  • 21. Cambodia
  • 22. Cameroon
  • 23. Canada
  • 24. Cape Verde
  • 25. Central African Republic
  • 26. Chad
  • 27. Chile
  • 28. Colombia
  • 29. Comoros
  • 30. Congo
  • 31. Congo, Democratic Republic
  • 32. Costa Rica
  • 33. Cote d’Ivoire
  • 34. Croatia
  • 35. Cyprus
  • 36. Czech Republic
  • 37. Denmark
  • 38. Djibouti
  • 39. Dominica
  • 40. Dominican Republic
  • 41. Ecuador
  • 42. El Salvador
  • 43. Equatorial Guinea
  • 44. Eritrea
  • 45. Estonia
  • 46. Ethiopia
  • 47. Fiji
  • 48. Finland
  • 49. France
  • 50. Gabon
  • 51. Gambia
  • 52. Germany
  • 53. Ghana
  • 54. Greece
  • 55. Grenada
  • 56. Guatemala
  • 57. Guinea
  • 58. Guinea-Bissau
  • 59. Guyana
  • 60. Haiti
  • 61. Honduras
  • 62. Hungary
  • 63. Iceland
  • 64. Indonesia
  • 65. Ireland
  • 66. Israel*
  • 67. Italy
  • 68. Jamaica
  • 69. Japan
  • 70. Kazakhstan
  • 71. Kenya
  • 72. Kiribati
  • 73. Korea (ROK)
  • 74. Kuwait
  • 75. Kyrgyzstan
  • 76. Laos
  • 77. Latvia
  • 78. Lesotho
  • 79. Liberia
  • 80. Liechtenstein
  • 81. Lithuania
  • 82. Luxembourg
  • 83. Madagascar
  • 84. Malawi
  • 85. Malaysia
  • 86. Maldives
  • 87. Mali
  • 88. Malta
  • 89. Marshall Island
  • 90. Mauritania
  • 91. Mauritius
  • 92. Mexico
  • 93. Micronesia
  • 94. Monaco
  • 95. Mongolia
  • 96. Morocco
  • 97. Mozambique
  • 98. Myanmar
  • 99. Namibia
  • 100. Nepal
  • 101. Netherlands
  • 102. New Zealand
  • 103. Nicaragua
  • 104. Niger
  • 105. Norway
  • 106. Oman
  • 107. Palau
  • 108. Panama
  • 109. Papua New Guinea
  • 110. Paraguay
  • 111. Peru
  • 112. Poland
  • 113. Portugal
  • 114. Qatar
  • 115. Romania
  • 116. Russia
  • 117. Rwanda
  • 118. St. Kitts and Nevis
  • 119. Saint Lucia
  • 120. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 121. Samoa
  • 122. San Marino
  • 123. Sao Tome and Principe
  • 124. Saudi Arabia
  • 125. Senegal
  • 126. Seychelles
  • 127. Singapore
  • 128. Slovak Republic
  • 129. Slovenia
  • 130. Solomon Islands
  • 131. South Africa
  • 132. Spain
  • 133. Suriname
  • 134. Swaziland
  • 135. Sweden
  • 136. Switzerland
  • 137. Tanzania
  • 138. Tajikistan
  • 139. Thailand
  • 140. Togo
  • 141. Trinidad and Tobago
  • 142. Tunisia
  • 143. Turkey
  • 144. Turkmenistan
  • 145. Tuvalu
  • 146. Uganda
  • 147. United Arab Emirates
  • 148. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 149. United States of America
  • 150. Uruguay
  • 151. Uzbekistan
  • 152. Vanuatu
  • 153. Vatican
  • 154. Venezuela
  • 155. Viet Nam
  • 156. Zambia
  • 157. Zimbabwe

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