PSA: Countries with No-Visa Entry Requirements to Philippines



Just a bit of a PSA. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration and the Department of Tourism has announced that the country is relaxing its visa requirements. 

Starting August 1, 2013, nationals from 151 countries may enter the Philippines without a visa and may stay for a maximum of thirty (30) days, provided they are holders of a passport valid at least six (6) months beyond the period of stay in the Philippines, and present a return or outward bound ticket to their country of origin or to a next country of destination. 

The countries are: 
  1. Andorra 
  2. Angola 
  3. Antigua and Barbuda 
  4. Argentina 
  5. Australia 
  6. Austria 
  7. Bahamas 
  8. Bahrain 
  9. Barbados 
  10. Belgium 
  11. Benin 
  12. Bhutan 
  13. Bolivia 
  14. Botswana 
  15. Brazil* 
  16. Brunei
  17. Bulgaria 
  18. Burkina Faso 
  19. Burundi 
  20. Cambodia 
  21. Cameroon 
  22. Canada 
  23. Cape Verde 
  24. Central African Republic 
  25. Chad 
  26. Chile
  27. Colombia 
  28. Comoros
  29. Congo
  30. Congo, Democratic Republic 
  31. Costa Rica 
  32. Cote d’ Ivoire
  33. Cyprus 
  34. Czech Republic
  35. Denmark
  36. Djibouti 
  37. Dominica 
  38. Dominican Republic
  39. Ecuador
  40. El Salvador
  41. Equatorial Guinea
  42. Eritrea
  43. Estonia 
  44. Ethiopia 
  45. Fiji
  46. Finland 
  47. France 
  48. Gabon 
  49. Gambia 
  50. Germany 
  51. Ghana 
  52. Greece
  53. Grenada
  54. Guatemala
  55. Guinea
  56. Guinea-Bissau
  57. Guyana
  58. Haiti
  59. Honduras 
  60. Hungary 
  61. Iceland 
  62. Indonesia 
  63. Ireland 
  64. Israel* 
  65. Italy
  66. Jamaica 
  67. Japan 
  68. Kenya 
  69. Kiribati
  70. Korea (ROK)
  71. Kuwait
  72. Laos
  73. Latvia
  74. Lesotho 
  75. Liberia 
  76. Liechtenstein 
  77. Lithuania
  78. Luxembourg
  79. Madagascar
  80. Malawi 
  81. Malaysia
  82. Maldives
  83. Mali
  84. Malta 
  85. Marshall Island 
  86. Mauritania 
  87. Mauritius
  88. Mexico 
  89. Micronesia 
  90. Monaco 
  91. Mongolia 
  92. Morocco 
  93. Mozambique 
  94. Myanmar 
  95. Namibia 
  96. Nepal 
  97. Netherlands 
  98. New Zealand 
  99. Nicaragua 
  100. Niger 
  101. Norway
  102. Oman 
  103. Palau
  104. Panama
  105. Papua New Guinea
  106. Paraguay
  107. Peru
  108. Poland
  109. Portugal
  110. Qatar
  111. Romania
  112. Russia
  113. Rwanda
  114. St. Kitts and Nevis 
  115. Saint Lucia 
  116. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  117. Samoa 
  118. San Marino
  119. Sao Tome and Principe
  120. Saudi Arabia
  121. Senegal
  122. Seychelles 
  123. Singapore 
  124. Slovak Republic
  125. Slovenia
  126. Solomon Islands 
  127. Somalia 
  128. South Africa 
  129. Spain 
  130. Suriname 
  131. Swaziland 
  132. Sweden 
  133. Switzerland 
  134. Tanzania 
  135. Thailand 
  136. Togo
  137. Trinidad and Tobago
  138. Tunisia 
  139. Turkey 
  140. Tuvalu
  141. Uganda
  142. United Arab Emirates 
  143. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  144. United States of America 
  145. Uruguay 
  146. Vanuatu
  147. Vatican 
  148. Venezuela 
  149. Viet Nam 
  150. Zambia 
  151. Zimbabwe


 * Brazil and Israel remain eligible for 59-day visa-free entry as elaborated under SectionD of FSC-21-10.

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