Countries not Requiring a Pre-arranged Visa for Filipino Travelers

Pinoy travel addict mode on global scale updated as of November 2018


Philippine Passport holders have a free visa / visa-on-arrival / e-visa privilege in 68 countries. Additional 10 countries (total of 78) if working as a professional in Middle East (GCC) states and another on-condition visa privilege on some countries if holder of visa on Schengen, US or other OECD members.

Comparing to others, Philippines ranks 75th for having 66 countries with visa-free travel privileges (tied with Azerbaijan, Dominican Republic and Tunisia) at the Henley and Partners Visa Restriction Index of 2018, a global ranking of countries according to travel freedom their citizens enjoy. The passports evaluated is 199 out of 218 destination countries or territories. On the other hand, Republic of the Philippines granted visa-free privilege to Nationals from 157 countries for a period of stay of thirty (30) days or less (April 2014).

To know more about the latest visa policies of different countries for Filipino travelers or Philippine Passport Holders, use the following keywords into web search engines;
* search "visa policy of (country you like to visit)" or "(country you like to visit) mfa"
* http://visados.com/en/

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Countries in Asia where Filipinos can apply for E-Visa / Visa on Arrival

A s i a ( Non-ASEAN )
01. Armenia - 21/120 days visa issued upon arrival for US$7/$37
02. Hong Kong (Republic of China) - 14 days visa stamp only (gratis)
03. India - 30 days visa issued upon arrival for US$60
04. Israel - 90 days visa issued upon arrival (gratis)
05. Palestine - same upon entering Israel
06. Kyrgyzstan - 30/90 days visa issued upon arrival for $50/$100
07. Tajikistan - 45 days e-visa for $50
08. Macau (Republic of China) - 30 days visa stamp only (gratis)
09. Maldives - 30 days visa sticker issued upon arrival (gratis)
10. Mongolia - 21 days visa stamp only (gratis)
11. Nepal - 15/30/90 days visa issued upon arrival for US$25/40/100
12. Sri Lanka - 30 days with double entry visa issued upon arrival for US$35
13. Taiwan - 14 days visa issued upon arrival (gratis) within November 1, 2017 to July 31, 2019

A s i a ( ASEAN )
01. Brunei - 14 days
02. Cambodia - 21 days
03. Indonesia - 30 days
04. Laos - 30 days
05. Malaysia - 30 days
06. Singapore - 30 days
07. Thailand - 30 days
08. Vietnam - 21 days
09. Myanmar - 14 days (starting 05-Jan-2014)
10. Timor-Leste - 30 days visa issued upon arrival for US$30

Countries in Ocenia where Filipinos can apply for E-Visa / Visa on Arrival

O c e a n i a
01. Cook Islands - 31 days
02. Fiji - 120 days Visitor's Permit issued upon arrival (free of charge)
03. Marshall Islands - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
04. Federated States of Micronesia - 30 days
05. Niue - 30 days
06. Palau - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
07. Papua New Guinea - 60 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
08. Samoa - 60 days Visitor's Permit issued upon arrival (free of charge)
09. Tuvalu - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
10. Vanuatu - 30 days

Countries in Africa where Filipinos can apply for E-Visa / Visa on Arrival

A f r i c a
01. Benin - 30/90 days e-visa
02. Cape Verde - 90 days visa issued upon arrival
03. Comoros - A free 24 hour transit visa issued upon arrival at the airport. Within 24 hours this must be converted into a full visa at the immigration office in Moroni (fee payable)
04. Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) - 90 days visa issued upon arrival
05. Djibouti - 10 days visa issued upon arrival for DJF3,000; 30 days visa issued upon arrival for DJF5,000
06. Ethiopia - 30 days e-visa to be applied before arrival single entry for US$52
07. Gambia - At port of entry passport 24-72 hour transit pass is issued. This must be converted into a full visa valid up to 1 month at the immigration department in Banjul (fee payable)
08. Guinea-Bissau - 30 days visa issued upon arrival
09. Kenya - 90 days visa issued upon arrival for US$50
10. Madagascar - 90 days visa issued upon arrival for MGA140,000
11. Malawi - 30 days visa issued upon arrival
12. Mauritania - 30 days visa issued upon arrival
13. Mauritius - 60 days visa issued upon arrival
14. Morocco - 90 days visa issued upon arrival
15. Mozambique - 30 days visa issued upon arrival for US$50
16. Rwanda - 90 days visa issued upon arrival (East Africa Borderless visa)
17. Seychelles - 30 days visa issued upon arrival
18. Somalia - 30 days visa issued upon arrival
19. Tanzania - visa issued upon arrival for US$50
20. Togo - 7 days visa issued upon arrival
21. Uganda - 90 days e-visa to be applied before arrival for US$50 (East Africa Borderless visa)
22. Zimbabwe - 30 days e-visa to be applied before arrival double entry for US$50

Countries in Central America where Filipinos can apply for E-Visa / Visa on Arrival

C e n t r a l   A m e r i c a
01. Costa Rica - 30 days Visitor's Permit issued upon arrival (free of charge)
02. Dominica - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
03. Haiti - 30 days
04. Nicaragua - 30 days (CA-4 tourist card for $10)
05. Saint Kitts and Nevis - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
06. Saint Lucia - 60 days Visitor's Permit issued upon arrival (free of charge)
07. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - 30 days visa issued upon arrival (free of charge)
08. Turks and Caicos Islands - 30 days
* El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras - 30 days if holding a Nicaragua valid visa based on Central America-4 (CA-4) agreement

S o u t h   A m e r i c a
01. Bolivia - 59 days
02. Brazil - 90 days
03. Colombia - 90 days
04. Ecuador - 90 days
05. Peru - 90 days
06. Suriname - 120 days

Countries in South America where Filipinos can apply for E-Visa / Visa on Arrival

Philippine Passport Holders with valid visa of another country

M i d d l e   E a s t (Professional Expats only) 
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates) expatriate residents who are businessmen, company managers or representatives, auditors, accountants, doctors, engineers or employees working in the public sector, their family members, drivers and servants sponsored by them are eligible to obtain a non-renewable 30-day visa upon arrival.
01. Kuwait
03. Bahrain - e-visa costs 29 BHD for one month 
04. Qatar
05. Oman
06. United Arab Emirates - visa fee of $52
07. Lebanon - temporary residence to any GCC states with visa fee of $20
08. Republic of Georgia - temporary residence in Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait can stay up to 360 days
09. Tunisia - visa on arrival for maximum stay of 15 days
10. Azerbaijan - visa upon arrival for 1 month for UAE residence visa holders

O t h e r   C o u n t r i e s
01. Mexico (Central America) - 30 days  if holding a valid United States visa or permanent resident of Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and countries that comprise the Schengen area.
02. Belize (Central America) -  30 days if holding a valid multiple entry visa issued by the USA can obtain a visa on arrival with USD 50 fee
03. El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras (Central America) - 30 days if holding a valid visa for Nicaragua based on Central America-4 (CA-4) Border Control Agreement establishing Foreign nationals who enter one of the signatory countries can also travel to other signatory states without having to obtain additional permits or to undergo checks at border checkpoints (Similar to Schengen Visa Agreement)
04. Gibraltar (Europe) - holders of a valid United Kingdom multiple entry visa issued for 6 months or more regardless of category can enter this British Overseas Territory
05. Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, & Romania (Europe) - holders of valid Schengen visa do not require a visa for transit or intended stays in the territory not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.
06. Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, & Serbia (Europe) -  holders of valid US, UK and Schengen visa do not require a visa for transit or intended stays in the territory not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.

7 comments:

  1. As usual yung mga mahirap marating ang Visa Free. Nakakaasar lang, lol.

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  2. Wow this is so informative. Thank you for sharing this :)

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  3. Can you confirm if visa can be obtained upon arrival at the border for Argentina and Chile if we hold a valid US visa? Thanks!

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    1. @Joseph; I confirm that you need to apply for visa in Argentina and Chile prior to your arrival even if you hold a vaild US visa...
      For Argentina - http://www.embassyofargentina.us/en/consular-section/visas/tourist-visa-applications.html
      For Chile - http://chile.gob.cl/washington/en/para-extranjeros/visa-section/

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