Visa Requirements for Philippine Passport Holders

Another long weekend is coming and for many Filipinos, that also means a good chance to travel.  For those who may be thinking of going out of the country for a quick vacation, here’s a list (based on a Wikipedia article) of countries where Philippine passport holders can enter without a visa.

Where to? 😀

South East Asia

Filipinos enjoy visa-free entry to all ASEAN member states.  For Timor-Leste (East Timor), visa is issued upon arrival:

Country Notes
🇧🇳 Brunei 14 days
🇰🇭 Cambodia 21 days
🇮🇩 Indonesia 30 days
🇱🇦 Laos 30 days
🇲🇾 Malaysia 30 days
🇲🇲 Myanmar 14 days
🇸🇬 Singapore 30 days
🇹🇭 Thailand 30 days
🇻🇳 Vietnam 21 days
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste Visa on arrival

East Asia

Only certain territories of East Asian countries offer visa-free entry:

Country Notes
🇲🇴 Macau 30 days
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 14 days
🇰🇷 South Korea 30 days, Jeju Island only

Rest of Asia

Only Israel and Mongolia offer visa-free entry to Filipinos outside East and South East region of the continent.  More countries that provide visa on arrival are:

Country Notes
🇮🇱 Israel 3 months
🇲🇳 Mongolia 21 days
🇦🇲 Armenia Visa on arrival
🇬🇪 Georgia Visa on arrival
🇮🇳 India Visa on arrival
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan Visa on arrival
🇲🇻 Maldives Visa on arrival
🇳🇵 Nepal Visa on arrival
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka Electronic Travel Authorization
🇹🇯 Tajikistan Visa on arrival


Only Gambia and Morocco provide visa-free entry to Filipinos in Africa.  More countries that provide visa on arrival are:

Country Notes
🇬🇲 Gambia 90 days; must obtain an entry clearance from the
Gambian Immigration prior to travel
🇲🇦 Morocco up to 3 months
🇧🇮 Burundi Visa on arrival
🇨🇻 Cape Verde Visa on arrival
🇰🇲 Comoros Visa on arrival
🇩🇯 Djibouti Visa on arrival
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau Visa on arrival
🇰🇪 Kenya Visa on arrival
🇲🇬 Madagascar Visa on arrival
🇲🇱 Mali Visa on arrival
🇲🇷 Mauritania Visa on arrival
🇲🇿 Mozambique Visa on arrival
🇸🇨 Seychelles Visitor’s Permit on arrival
🇸🇴 Somalia Visa on arrival
🇹🇿 Tanzania Visa on arrival
🇹🇬 Togo Visa on arrival
🇺🇬 Uganda Visa on arrival
🇿🇲 Zambia Visa on arrival


Fiji, Micronesia, and Vanuatu allow visa-free entry to Filipinos in the region.  More countries that provide visa on arrival are:

Country Notes
🇫🇯 Fiji 4 months
🇫🇲 Micronesia 30 days
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 30 days
🇲🇭 Marshall Islands Visa on arrival
🇵🇼 Palau Visa on arrival
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea Visa on arrival
🇼🇸 Samoa Entry Permit on arrival
🇹🇻 Tuvalu Visa on arrival

The Americas

Several countries in the Americas offer visa-free entry to Filipinos:

Country Notes
🇧🇴 Bolivia 90 days
🇧🇷 Brazil 90 days
🇨🇴 Colombia 90 days on arrival, extend another
90 days for 180 days total
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 30 days upon arrival, can extend
for total of 90 days
🇩🇲 Dominica 21 days
🇪🇨 Ecuador 90 days
🇭🇹 Haiti 3 months
🇵🇪 Peru 183 days
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 month
🇸🇷 Suriname 90 days
🇳🇮 Nicaragua Visa on arrival
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia Visa on arrival
 The Philippines      Visa-Free      Visa on arrival

I compiled this list as a quick reference, but as a good travel practice always check the visa requirements of your destination country before departing. 🙂

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