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Visa Free Countries for Filipinos ⁠— 2019 Updated List

If you dream of travelling the world, start at these visa free countries for Filipinos. This is a strategic move to build up your travel history so you can eventually set foot on visa-required countries. Trust me, it paved the way for me to get my South Korea visa.

Prepare your Philippine passport and jet off to these destinations that are visa free for Filipino travellers!

Also read: Korean Visa without ITR — Here’s How I Successfully Did It!

Visa free countries in Asia

visa free countries for filipinos
A temple in Thailand

Southeast Asia

  • Brunei Darussalam = 14 days
  • Cambodia = 30 days
  • Indonesia = 30 days
  • Laos = 30 days
  • Malaysia = 30 days
  • Singapore = 30 days
  • Thailand = 30 days
  • Vietnam = 21 days

Other parts of Asia

  • Hainan (China) = 15 days
  • Hong Kong (China) = 14 days
  • Macao (China) = 30 days
  • Israel = 90 days
  • Myanmar = 14 days
  • Mongolia = 21 days
  • Jeju Island (South Korea) = 30 days
  • Taiwan* = 14 days

*Note: Taiwan extends its visa free trial for Filipinos until July 2020. Read the official announcement here.

Visa free countries in Africa

visa free countries for filipinos
A souk in Chefchaouen, Morocco
  • Côte d’Ivoire = 90 days
  • Gambia = 90 days
  • Morocco = 90 days
  • Rwanda = 90 days

Visa free countries in the Americas

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Machu Picchu in Peru

North America

  • Dominica = 21 days
  • Haiti = 90 days
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines = 30 days
  • Costa Rica = 90 days

South America

  • Bolivia = 90 days
  • Brazil = 90 days
  • Colombia = 180 days
  • Ecuador = 90 days
  • Peru = 183 days
  • Suriname = 90 days

Visa free countries in Oceania

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A beach in Cook Islands
  • Cook Islands = 31 days
  • Fiji = 120 days
  • Micronesia = 30 days
  • Niue = 30 days
  • Vanuatu = 30 days

Visa on arrival countries for Filipinos

visa on arrival countries for filipinos
Mountains in Kyrgyzstan

A visa on arrival means you can enter the territory with a visa application at the port of entry. Depending on the destination, you might be asked by the immigration to show some documents other than your passport. These could be your return flights, accommodation bookings, invitation letter, and other proofs of sufficient funds.

Visa on arrival countries in Asia

  • Armenia = 120 days
  • Iran = 30 days
  • Kyrgyzstan = 30 days
  • Maldives = 30 days
  • Nepal = 90 days
  • Sri Lanka = 30 days
  • Timor-Leste = 30 days

Visa on arrival countries in Africa

  • Benin = 30 days
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros = 45 days
  • Guinea-Bissau = 90 days
  • Kenya = 90 days
  • Madagascar = 90 days
  • Malawi = 90 days
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius = 60 days
  • Mozambique = 30 days
  • Seychelles = 90 days
  • Senegal = 90 days
  • Somalia = 30 days
  • Tanzania = 90 days
  • Togo = 7 days
  • Uganda

Visa on arrival countries in the Americas

  • Nicaragua = 90 days
  • Saint Lucia = 42 days
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Visa on arrival countries in Oceania

  • Marshall Islands = 90 days
  • Palau = 30 days
  • Papua New Guinea = 60 days
  • Samoa = 60 days
  • Tuvalu = 30 days

e-Visa countries for Filipinos

e-visa countries for filipinos
Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, Georgia

e-Visas are electronic visas you need to apply prior to your travel dates. Depending on the country, e-Visas could be free or with certain fees.

  • Djibouti = 31 days
  • Ethiopia = 90 days
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • India = 60 days
  • Lesotho
  • Qatar
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Tajikistan= 45 days
  • Uzbekistan = 30 days
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Things to note

  1. Make sure that your Philippine passport has at least 6 months validity before travelling.
  2. Prepare documents that show proof of sufficient funds, return tickets, invitation letters, clearance forms, etc. depending on country of destination.
  3. Countries may change their respective visa policies without prior notice.
  4. Check the respective embassies before you travel.
Sources: WikipediaVisaHQ.ph