2019 List of Visa-Free Countries for Philippine Passport Holders

Do you have any plans of traveling the world? Worried about applying for a visa? If you want a hassle-free vacation, you might want to consider visiting these visa-free countries for Philippine Passport Holders. This list also includes countries that offer visa on arrival (VOA) and e-Visa facility for Filipino citizens. This post is last updated on July 18, 2019.

Rainbow Mountain, Peru
Rainbow Mountain, Peru

We’ve made it easier for your #TravelGoals! We listed the countries per continent and we included the number of days you can stay in one country. Visa-free means you can visit a country with only your Philippine passport. Please note that your passport must be valid (not expiring) at least six months after your travel date. In addition, some countries require that you have a return ticket or an onward ticket if you are going to another country. You may also be asked of proof of sufficient funds at the immigration counter upon arrival.

List of visa-free countries for travelers with Philippine Passport

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) [9 Countries]

Colorful hot air balloons flying over Bagan Archaeological Zone | Bigstock Photos

Brunei Darussalam – Philippine passport holders may visit Brunei without a visa for up to 14 days.

Cambodia – Philippine passport holders may visit Cambodia without a visa for up to 21 days.

Indonesia – Philippine passport holders may visit Indonesia without a visa for up to 30 days.

Laos – Philippine passport holders may visit Laos without a visa for up to 30 days.

Malaysia – Philippine passport holders may visit Malaysia without a visa for up to 30 days.

Myanmar – Philippine passport holders may visit Myanmar without a visa for up to 14 days.

Singapore – Philippine passport holders may visit Singapore without a visa for up to 30 days.

Thailand – Philippine passport holders may visit Thailand without a visa for up to 30 days.

Vietnam – Philippine passport holders may visit Vietnam without a visa for up to 21 days.

Rest of Asia [6 Countries]

Anantara Kihavah, Maldives
Anantara Kihavah, Maldives

Hong Kong – Philippine passport holders may visit Hong Kong without a visa for up to 14 days. Read our Hong Kong Travel Guide.

Israel – Philippine passport holders may visit Israel without a visa for up to 90 days.

Macau – Philippine passport holders may visit Macau without a visa for up to 30 days.

Maldives – Philippine passport holders may visit the Maldives without a visa for up to 30 days. Check out our Maldives Travel Guide.

Mongolia – Philippine passport holders may visit Mongolia without a visa for up to 21 days.

Taiwan – Philippine passport holders may visit Taiwan without a visa for up to 30 days.

Africa [5 Countries]

Kigali, Rwanda

Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) – Philippine passport holders may visit Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) without a visa for up to 90 days.

Gambia – Philippine passport holders may visit the Gambia without a visa for up to 90 days.

Morocco – Philippine passport holders may visit Morocco without a visa for up to 90 days.

Rwanda – Philippine passport holders may visit Rwanda without a visa for up to 90 days. The visa-free status started last November 2017 and was announced by the DFA in January 2018.

Seychelles – Philippine passport holders may visit Seychelles without a visa for up to 90 days. 

Central America and The Carribean [3 Countries]

Varadero, Cuba

Costa Rica – Philippine passport holders may visit Costa Rica without a visa for up to 90 days.

Haiti – Philippine passport holders may visit Haiti without a visa for up to 90 days. A tourist fee of USD10 is collected at the airport.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Philippine passport holders may visit St. Vincent and the Grenadines without a visa for up to 30 days.

Oceania / Pacific Islands [5 Counties]

Old lava flows – Mt Yasur – Vanuatu | Photo by carawah under creative commons

Cook Islands – Philippine passport holders may visit the Cook Islands without a visa for up to 31 days.

Fiji – Philippine passport holders may visit Fiji without a visa for up to 120 days.

Micronesia – Philippine passport holders may visit Micronesia without a visa for up to 30 days.

Niue – Philippine passport holders may visit Niue without a visa for up to 30 days

Vanuatu – Philippine passport holders may visit Vanuatu without a visa for up to 30 days.

South America [ 6 Countries]

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru

Bolivia – Philippine passport holders may visit Bolivia without a visa for up to 90 days. Read our adventure in Bolivia.

Brazil – Philippine passport holders may visit Brazil without a visa for up to 90 days.

Colombia – Philippine passport holders may visit Colombia without a visa for up to 90 days. Read our Bogota Travel Guide.

Ecuador – Philippine passport holders may visit Ecuador without a visa for up to 90 days.

Peru – Philippine passport holders may visit Peru without a visa for up to 183 days. Check out our PERU Travel Guide.

Suriname – Philippine passport holders may visit Suriname without a visa for up to 90 days.

List of countries that offer Visa on Arrival (VOA) for Philippine Passport Holders [25 Countries]

Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya
Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya

Armenia – Philippine passport holders may visit Armenia with an eVisa or Visa on Arrival for up to 120 days. The visa cost is USD31 for 120 days and USD6 for 21 days. You may apply at https://evisa.mfa.am/.

Cape Verde Islands – Philippine passport holders may visit Cape Verde Islands with a Visa on Arrival at Sal, Boa Vista, São Vicente or Santiago international airports for up to 90 days. The visa cost is around USD50.

Comoros – Philippine passport holders may visit Comoros with a Visa on Arrival for up to 45 days. The visa cost is USD50.

Cuba – Philippine passport holders may visit Cuba by purchasing a Tourist Card from the airport of embarkation. It costs around USD20 or more depending on the airport you are flying out. I got mine at USD20 at Bogota Airport (Wingo Airline counter). Please note that if you are coming from the US, you will need a paper visa as the airline staff will not accept the tourist card. Check out our Cuba Travel Guide]

Guinea-Bissau – Philippine passport holders may visit Guinea-Bissau with a Visa on Arrival for up to 30 days. The visa fee is USD72.

Iran – Philippine passport holders can get a visa on arrival at certain airports in Iran such as Shiraz International Airport (Shiraz), Tabriz International Airport (Tabriz), and Imam Khomeini International Airport (Tehran). The visa fee is USD69. You may also apply for an e-Visa to visit Iran at https://evisatraveller.mfa.ir/en/request/.

Kenya – Philippine passport holders may visit Kenya with a Visa on Arrival for up to 90 days. It is highly recommended to get an e-Visa in advance for a hassle-free trip. A yellow fever vaccination card is required upon entry. You may also apply for a Kenya e-Visa at http://evisa.go.ke/evisa-faqs.html. The vis fee is USD51. [Check out our Kenya Visa Application Guide]

Kyrgyzstan – Philippine passport holders may visit Kyrgyzstan with a Visa on Arrival at Manas International Airport. If you are arriving at the land border, you must obtain a paper visa or an e-Visa. You can apply at http://www.evisa.e-gov.kg/. You can stay up from 30-90 days. Visa fee is USD41 for single entry visa up to 30 days and USD51 for up to 90 days.

Madagascar – Philippine passport holders may visit Madagascar with a Visa on Arrival for up to 90 days. Visa cost is USD37 for 30 days.

Malawi – Philippine passport holders may visit Malawi with a Visa on Arrival for up to 90 days. Visa Cost is USD75. 

Mauritania – Philippine passport holders may visit Mauritania with a Visa on Arrival at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport for up to 90 days. Visa cost is USD62 for 30 days.

Mauritius – Philippine passport holders may visit Mauritius with a Visa on Arrival for up to 60 days. 

Mozambique – Philippine passport holders may visit Mozambique with a Visa on Arrival for up to 30 days. Visa cost is USD50 for 30 days.

Nepal – Philippine passport holders may visit Nepal with a Visa on Arrival for 90 days. The visa fee is USD30 for 15 days visa, USD50 for 30 days visa, and USD125 for 90 days visa.

Nicaragua – Philippine passport holders may get a Nicaragua Visa on Arrival for up to 90 days. The vis fee is USD50.

Palau – Philippine passport holders may visit Palau with a Visa on Arrival up to 30 days, extendable twice for a fee.

Papua New Guinea – Philippine passport holders may visit Papua New Guinea with a Visa on Arrival or an e-Visa up to 30 days. The visa fee is USD50. You may apply at https://evisa.ica.gov.pg/evisa/account/Apply.

Samoa – Philippine passport holders may visit Samoa with a Visitor’s permit upon arrival for up to 60 days.

Senegal – Philippine passport holders may visit Senegal with a Visa on Arrival for up to 30 days. 

Sri Lanka – Philippine passport holders may visit Sri Lanka with a Visa on Arrival for up to 30 days. The visa on arrival fee is USD40. Evisa costs USD35. You can also apply for an e-Visa at http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/. Read our comprehensive Sri Lanka Travel Guide.

Tajikistan – Philippine passport holders may visit Tajikistan with a Visa on Arrival at Dushanbe for up to 45 days. If you are crossing the border or arriving at a different airport, you will need to apply for an e-visa. You can apply for a Tajikistan e-Visa at https://www.evisa.tj/. The visa fee is USD50.

Tanzania – Philippine passport holders may visit Tanzania with a Visa on Arrival for up to 30 days. Visa cost is USD50 for 90 days. For a hassle-free trip, you may also apply for a Tanzania e-Visa prior to your travel. The visa cost is USD50 for 90 days. You may apply at https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa. [Check out our Tanzania Visa Application Guide]

Timor Leste – Philippine passport holders may visit Timor Leste with a Visa on Arrival the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport or at the Dili Sea Port for a period of up to 90 days. The government has announced on May 2019 that a visitor must apply for a visa authorization at the Timor-Leste Embassy or Consulate prior to his/her travel. It was later on suspended. For the latest update visit the Timor-Leste official immigration site.

Togo – Philippine passport holders may visit Togo with a Visa on Arrival for up to 7 days, extendable up to 90 days. The visa fee is USD17.

Tuvalu – Philippine passport holders may visit Tuvalu with a Visa on Arrival up to 30 days.

List of countries that offer e-Visa Facility for Philippine Passport Holders [10 Countries]

Taj Mahal, India
Taj Mahal, India

Antigua and Barbuda – Philippine passport holders can get an e-Visa to enter Antigua and Barbuda at https://evisa.immigration.gov.ag/agEvisa-app/.

Australia – Philippine passport holder can apply for an Australia e-Visa at https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/evisitor-651. The application process is purely done online. You can check out our Australia Visa Application Guide.

Djibouti – Philippine passport holders may visit Djibouti with an e-Visa for up to 90 days. The visa cost is USD23. You may apply at https://www.evisa.gouv.dj

Georgia – Philippine passport holders may visit Georgia with an eVisa for up to 90 days. The visa cost is USD20. You may apply at https://www.evisa.gov.ge.

Ethiopia – Philippine passport holders may visit Ethiopia with an eVisa starting June 1, 2018. You may apply at https://www.evisa.gov.et. The visa fee is USD52 for up to 30 days stay and USD72 for 90 days.

India – Philippine Passport holders may visit India with an eVisa and can stay in India for up to 90 days. The visa is a multiple-entry and it costs USD80. You can apply at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html. Reado our India Visa Application Guide.

Kazakhstan – On January 1, 2019, the Republic of Kazakhstan introduced a new procedure for obtaining a single entry e-Visa for foreigners. Philippine passport holders are included in the eligible nationalities. You may apply at https://www.vmp.gov.kz/.

Uganda – Philippine passport holders may get an e-Visa for up to 90 days. The visa fee for a single entry visa is USD50. You may apply at https://visas.immigration.go.ug/. Check out our Uganda Visa Application Guide]

Uzbekistan – Filipino citizens can apply for an e-Visa to visit Uzbekistan. The single-entry visa costs USD20.

Zambia – Philippine passport holders may visit Zambia with an e-Visa that costs USD50. You may apply at https://evisa.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/#/home.

Other Visa Exemptions

Cancun, Mexico
Cancun, Mexico
  • If you have a valid Japan Visa, you can visit Mexico without applying for a Mexican visa. Check out our experience touring around Mexico.
  • Holders of a valid Schengen, Ireland, UK, and US visa can get a Turkey eVisa.
  • If you have a valid Schengen visa, you can enter Kosovo for 15 days without applying for a visa.
  • You can also visit Jeju Island in South Korea without a visa.

Some countries require an address when you fill out an immigration form so it is suggested to book accommodation in advance. We highly recommend you book via Agoda or Booking.com. We also recommend you get travel insurance through World Nomad.

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