Do you need to apply for Visa to go to the Philippines?

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HERE ARE THE GUIDELINES ON THE ENTRY OF FOREIGN NATIONALS
TO THE PHILIPPINES

Temporary visitors from countries listed below who are
traveling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes are allowed to
enter the Philippines without visas for a stay not exceeding thirty (30) days,
provided they hold valid tickets for their return journey to port of origin or
next port of destination and their passports valid for a period of at least six
(6) months beyond the contemplated period of stay.

Nationals from the following countries are allowed to
enter the Philippines without a visa for a period of stay of thirty (30) days
or less:

Andorra

Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Bahamas

Bahrain

Barbados

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bhutan

Bolivia

Botswana

Brazil*

Brunei Darussalam

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Colombia

Comoros

Congo

Costa Rica

Cote d’Ivoire

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Denmark

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia

Ethiopia

Fiji

Finland

France

Gabon

Gambia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Grenada

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hungary

Iceland

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel*

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Latvia

Lesotho

Liberia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Marshall Islands

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Micronesia

Monaco

Mongolia

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Nepal

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Norway

Oman

Palau

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Republic of Korea

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Seychelles

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Spain

Suriname

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Tajikistan

Thailand

Togo

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Tuvalu

Uganda

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United Republic of Tanzania

United States of America

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Vatican

Venezuela

Vietnam

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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

The following are allowed to enter the Philippines
without a visa for a stay not exceeding fourteen (14) days:

1. Holders of Hong Kong Special Administrative (SAR)
passports.

2. Holders of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR)
passports.

The following are allowed to enter the Philippines
without a visa for a stay not exceeding seven (7) days:

1. Holders of Macau-Portuguese passports

2. Holders of Hong Kong British passports.

Important Note:

  • Nationals who are subjects of deportation/blacklist
    orders of the Department and the Bureau of Immigration shall not be admitted to
    the Philippines. 
  • Further inquiries may be addressed to the Visa Division
    (Telephone numbers:556-0000 and ask the operator to connect you to Visa
    Division), Department of Foreign Affairs, 2330 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City or
    to any Philippine Embassy or Consulate abroad.


SOURCE: (Department of Foreign Affairs website)

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