70+ Countries Filipinos Can Travel to Without a Visa

Applying for a passport is already a pain in the neck, securing all the Philippine passport requirements, submitting to the proper authorities, confirming an appointment and appearing personally. Put a travel visa in the equation and it will be a total chaos. Good thing, there are many countries that Filipinos can go to without any visa requirements. Here’s a comprehensive list of these countries and the maximum intended length of stay provided that the stay is purely and purposefully touristic in nature.

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ASIA

Armenia – 120 days (VOA)*
Brunei – 14 days
Cambodia – 21 days
China – 7 days if crossing from Hong Kong, in Shenzhen only; 15 days if visiting Hainan Island only
Georgia – 90 days (VOA)
Hong Kong SAR – 14 days
India – 30 days (VOA) at Mumbai and New Delhi airports
Indonesia – 30 days
Iran – 15 days (VOA) with a pre-obtained pre-approval code
Israel – 90 days
Kyrgyzstan – 30 days (VOA)
Laos – 30 days
Macau – 30 days
Malaysia – 30 days
Maldives – 30 days (VOA)
Myanmar – 30 days
Mongolia – 21 days
Nepal – 21 days (VOA)
Singapore – 30 days
South Korea – 30 days, in Jeju Island only
Sri Lanka – 30 ays (VOA) for Filipinos with return tickets
Tajikistan – 45 days
Thailand – 30 days
Timor-Leste – 90 days (VOA) at President Nicolau Lobato International Airport in Dili
Vietnam – 21 days

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EUROPE

Azerbaijan – 30 days (VOA)
Kosovo – 90 days
Liechtenstein – 90 days
San Marino – 21 days

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NORTH, SOUTH and CENTRAL AMERICA

Anguilla – 30 days
Brazil – 90 days
Bolivia – 90 days
Colombia – 90 days
Costa Rica – 90 days
Dominica – 21 days
Ecuador – 90 days
Haiti – 90 days
Montserrat – 90 days
Nicaragua – 90 days (VOA)
Peru – 90 days
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – 30 days
Suriname – 90 days
Turks and Caicos Island – 30 days

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OCEANIA

Cook Islands – 31 days
Fiji – 120 days
Micronesia – 21 days
Marshall Islands – 60 days
Nauru – 30 days (VOA)
Nieu – 30 days
Palau – 30 days (VOA) for Filipinos with return tickets
Pitcairn Islands – 14 days
Samoa – 60 days
Tuvalu – 30 days (VOA) for Filipinos with return tickets
Vanuatu – 30 days (VOA) for Filipinos with return tickets

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AFRICA

Cape Verde – 21 days (VOA)
Central African Republic – 7 days
Comoros – 21 days (VOA)
Djibouti – 30 days (VOA)
Eritrea – 30 days
Guinea-Bissau – 90 days (VOA)
Kenya – 90 days (VOA)
Madagascar – 90 days (VOA)
Mauritius – 60 days
Morocco – 90 days
Mozambique – 30 days (VOA) at Maputo International Airport
Rwanda – 90 days
Senegal – 30 days (VOA) with an invitation letter required
Seychelles – 30 days
Somalia – 21 days with a sponsor invitation letter submitted 2 days prior to arrival
Tanzania – 90 days (VOA)
Togo – 7 days (VOA) at Lome Airport
Uganda – 90 days (VOA) at Entebbe Airport
Zambia – 90 days (VOA)

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A Philippine passport can take you to places you never knew possible. In fact, above is the list of the most awesome, breathtaking and exciting countries to visit. When making any travel plans, however, make sure to check the passport and visa policies of your chosen country destination. One more thing, the respective embassies and consulates issue policy changes and travel warnings from time to time. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

* Visa on Arrival (VOA) – a visa obtained even before trying to pass through the immigration; hence, granted at port of entry