NO-VISA ENTRY COUNTRIES (FOR 30-DAY STAY UNDER E.O. 408)

As governed by Executive Order No. 408 and the subsequent executive issuances amending it, the Department of Foreign Affairs maintains a list of eligible countries whose nationals may avail of visa-free entry to the Philippines provided that they are holders of passports valid for at least six (6) months beyond the contemplated period of stay. They must also possess return tickets to their country of origin or outward-bound tickets to their next country of destination.

Nationals from the following countries are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa for an initial stay of thirty (30) days:

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

 

*Brazilian and Israeli nationals are allowed to enter the Philippines visa-free for a stay of fifty-nine (59) days based on existing agreements.

B. Indian nationals may be granted a visa-free entry for an initial stay not exceeding fourteen (14) days under the Foreign Service Circular (FSC) No. 36-12, provided, that they possess:

1) Valid or unexpired Japanese, Australian, Canadian, Schengen, Singapore, UK, or US visa or permanent residence permit;
2) A national passport valid at least six (6) months beyond the contemplated stay;
3) Return or onward ticket to the next country of destination;
4) No derogatory record with the Bureau of Immigration, National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA), and the International Police (Interpol).

The 14-day visa-free entry may be extended by an additional seven (7) days for a maximum twenty-one (21) days.

C. Under FSC No. 112-11, the following may enter the Philippines without a visa for an initial stay not exceeding seven (7) days provided that they possess a return or onward ticket:

1) Holders of Hong Kong British passports; and
2) Mainland Chinese for tourism with a valid or unexpired Australian, Japanese , Canadian, Schengen or US visa.

The 7-day visa-free entry may be extended by an additional fourteen (14) days to complete a maximum twenty-one (21) days.

Hong Kong SAR passport holders may enter the Philippines visa-free for an initial stay of fourteen (14) days.

D. Under FSC No. 122-11, Macau SAR passport holders may enter the Philippines without a visa for an initial stay of fourteen (14) days, provided, that they possess a return or onward ticket.

E. Under Operations Order No. SBM-2015-018, MECO ETA holders may enter the Philippines visa-free for an initial stay of thirty (30) days.