62 visa-free countries, territories for PH passport holders
Filipinos who love to travel can enter 62 countries and territories without the need to apply for a visa before leaving the Philippines.
According to Passport Index, the Philippine passport now ranks 67th in the world, one step higher than last year at 66.
Below is the list of countries and territories where Philippine passport holders can visit visa-free:
Armenia: Visa on arrival
Cape Verde: Visa on arrival
Comoros: Visa on arrival
Costa Rica: Visa-free
Cote d'Ivoire: Visa-free
Djibouti: Visa on arrival
Dominica: Visa on arrival
Guinea-Bissau: Visa on arrival
Hong Kong: Visa-free
Iran: Visa on arrival
Kenya: Visa on arrival/e-visa
Kyrgyztan: Visa on arrival
Madagascar: Visa on arrival
Malawi: Visa on arrival
Maldives: Visa on arrival
Marshall Islands: Visa on arrival
Mauritania: Visa on arrival
Mauritius: Visa on arrival
Mozambique: Visa on arrival
Nepal: Visa on arrival
Nicaragua: Visa on arrival
Palau: Visa on arrival
Palestinian Territories: Visa-free
Papua New Guinea: Visa on arrival
Saint Lucia: Visa on arrival
Samoa: Visa on arrival
Seychelles: Visitor's permit
Sri Lanka: eTA
St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Visa-free
Tajikistan: Visa on arrival/e-Visa
Tanzania: Visa on arrival
Timor-Leste: Visa on arrival
Togo: Visa on arrival
Trinidad and Tobago: Visa on arrival
Tuvalu: Visa on arrival
Uganda: Visa on arrival
As of Oct. 2018__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
UPDATES! for BORACAY ISLAND port of entry
This is in regards to the ingress and egress of guests, visitors and residents effective October 15, while the main road is still under construction.
1. One entry and exit point for all guests & employees using Caticlan Jetty Port only. There will be no more welcome center usage for now until further notice.
2. For Hotel guests arriving in Kalibo & Caticlan Airport, Inter-Agency gov’t has verification booth installed. Guests need to show their booking confirmation at verification booth for them to enter the Island.
3. For Hotel guests coming from Iloilo or within Aklan area, verification booth will be at Caticlan jetty port. Guest needs to show their booking confirmation at verification booth for them to enter the Island.
4. Drop off and pick-up point will be at the beachfront, below are entry points based on guests, workers and residence ingress and egress:
I. For Hotel Guests:
a. Station 1 - fronting Boracay Terraces Resort.
b. Station 2 - fronting Henann Regency (where Mc.Do is located).
c. Station 3 - fronting Casa Pilar.
** Docking time will be from 6 am until 6 pm only. If there will be late arrivals/departures, it should be coordinated to Philippine Coast Guard & Admin Caticlan jetty port.
II. Workers drop off point will be at Manoc-Manoc cargo, back of Barangay Hall.
III. Residents drop off point will be at Cagban jetty port.
5. Shuttle service is allowed to pick up/ drop off the guest at the beach front.
6. All workers must apply for new terminal pass ID. Requirements are the ff.
• application form
• original & photocopy of peso certificate
• original & photocopy of a certificate of employment
• photocopy of Company ID
• 2 pcs of 1x1 pic • photocopy of SSS, UMID ID or TIN ID • 100 pesos payment7. No more water sports activities until further notice.
The meeting was conducted by Mr. Niven Maquirang, Port Administrator last Sept. 20, 2018
|Persons Exempt from Visa Requirements to visit the Philippines:|
Nationals 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, which must be presented before Philippine immigration authorities upon arrival at the port of entry in the Philippines 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:
|*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 Macau-British passports.
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.
UPDATED: AS OF OCT. 2018
AIRLINE ADVISORY: VALID ID UPON CHECK IN AT THE AIRPORT
Please be informed that airlines will now be asking for 2 valid ID's upon check-in, this may be due to the increasing number of passengers using fraudulent tickets and falsified ID. Please also be reminded that using issued tickets under other guest's name may be charged with the civil and criminal action under existing law and may face imprisonment for up to 20 years. Here are the lists of the valid ID's that you may bring on your flight.
List of Valid IDs: