Visa-free, or on arrival: Hassle-free countries for Filipino travellers

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What countries can Filipinos go to via the ASEAN agreement that allows anyone holding a Philippine Passport in 2016?

Below is a list of countries that give a visa on arrival, or are visa free for Filipino passport holders.

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Those countries which give a ‘visa on arrival’ – give them at the airport when you land, no need to find an immigration office outside of the airport.

In 2016, the Philippines had more than 60 countries and territories around the world that allowed visa-free and visa-on-arrival entry.

The Philippines passport is ranked as the 76th most useful in the world, according to the Visa Restrictions Index.

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The following is a list of ASEAN countries that Filipinos can visit, along with the number of days they can stay without a visa:

  •             Brunei Darussalam – 14 days
  •             Cambodia – 21 days
  •             Indonesia – 30 days
  •             Laos – 30 days
  •             Malaysia – 30 days
  •             Singapore – 30 days
  •             Thailand – 30 days
  •             Vietnam – 21 days

 

Armenia Visa on arrival 120 days
Bolivia Visa not required 90 days
Brazil Visa not required 90 days
Brunei Visa not required 14 days
Burundi Visa on arrival 3 months
Cambodia Visa not required 21 days
Cape Verde Visa on arrival
China Visa required Filipino citizens may travel without a visa to HainanHong Kong  and Macao.
Colombia Visa not required 90 days on arrival, extend another 90 days for 180 days total
Comoros Visa on arrival
Costa Rica Visa not required 30 days upon arrival, can extend for total of 90 days
Djibouti Visa on arrival
Dominica Visa not required 21 days
Ecuador Visa not required 90 days
Fiji Visa not required 4 months
Gabon eVisa Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
Gambia Visa not required 90 days; must obtain an entry clearance from the Gambian Immigration prior to travel
Georgia eVisa up to 90 days
Guinea-Bissau Visa on arrival 90 days
Haiti Visa not required 3 months
Hong Kong Visa not required 14 days
India e-Tourist Visa 30 days
Indonesia Visa not required 30 days
Iran Visa on arrival 30 days
Israel Visa not required 3 months
Kenya eVisa 3 months; also visa on arrival until 1 September 2015
South Korea Visa required 30 Days Visa-Free Access to Jeju Island
 Kyrgyzstan Visa on arrival 1 month
Laos Visa not required 30 days
 Madagascar Visa on arrival 30 days free of charge
Malawi Visa on arrival
Malaysia Visa not required 30 days
Maldives Visa on arrival 30 days
Marshall Islands Visa on arrival 90 days
Mauritania Visa on arrival
 Micronesia Visa not required 30 days
Mongolia Visa not required 21 days
Morocco Visa not required
 Mozambique Visa on arrival 30 days
Myanmar Visa not required 14 days. Also eVisa for 28 days; holders must arrive via YangonNay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports.
Nepal Visa on arrival 90 days
Nicaragua Visa on arrival 90 days
Palau Visa on arrival 30 days
Papua New Guinea Visa on arrival 60 days
Peru Visa not required 183 days
Rwanda Visa not required 90 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa required Visa obtainable online.
Saint Lucia Visa on arrival 6 weeks
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required 1 month
Samoa Entry Permit on arrival 60 days
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required Visa is obtained online.
Senegal Visa on arrival 3 months
 Seychelles Visitor’s Permit on arrival 1 month
Singapore Visa not required 30 days
Somalia Visa on arrival 30 days, provided an invitation letter issued by the sponsor has been submitted

to the Airport Immigration Department at least 2 days before arrival.

 Sri Lanka Electronic Travel Authorization 30 days
 Suriname Visa not required 90 days
 Tajikistan Visa on arrival 45 days
 Tanzania Visa on arrival
 Thailand Visa not required 30 days
 Timor-Leste Visa on arrival 30 days
 Togo Visa on arrival 7 days
 Tuvalu Visa on arrival 1 month
 Uganda Visa on arrival
 Vanuatu Visa not required 30 days
 Vietnam Visa not required 21 days
 Zambia Visa on arrival 90 days

Many of the visa on arrival countries will require that you have a return on onward ticket, as well as demonstrate sufficient funds to cover your stay while in the country.

As with many countries around the world, Filipino passports must valid for at least 6 months to gain entry.

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