July 06, 2019

32 Visa-Free Countries Filipinos Can Visit This 2019

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  • Recently, Taiwan has extended its visa-free entry for Filipino passport holders until July 20 next year. But aside from Taiwan, there are lots of other countries that Filipinos can visit without a visa!

    Also read: Taiwan Extends Visa-Free Entry for Filipinos until 2020

    With the multitude of seat sales and airfare discounts, your dream getaway might just be within your reach.

    Types of Visa

    Visa is an endorsement document that a person has to obtain to give them the approval to enter and stay in a country for a particular duration. It is then classified to how it is issued, namely:

    • Visa-free – Visa is not required for a person to enter the country.
    • Visa on arrival – A person has to accomplish necessary documents to avail visa upon arrival at the destination country.
    • Electronic Visa (eVisa) – You can apply for visa online. This has to be presented upon arrival at the destination country.
    • Visa required – Visa is required to enter the country. Therefore, you must apply at the embassy in the Philippines and get your visa approved before entry.

    According to the Passport Index, the Philippine passport has a 72-point mobility score and is ranked 64th in the Passport Power Rank. A country’s mobility score is equivalent to each country that its holders can visit either without a visa or can obtain a visa on arrival.

    There is a total of 32 countries that a Filipino passport holder can enter without a visa. These are:

    • Barbados – 90 days
    • Bolivia – 90 days
    • Brazil – 90 days
    • Brunei – 90 days
    • Cambodia – 30 days
    • Colombia – 90 days
    • Costa Rica – 90 days
    • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) – 90 days
    • Dominicana – 21 days
    • Ecuador – 90 days
    • Fiji – 120 days
    • Gabia – 90 days
    • Haiti – 90 days
    • Hong Kong – 14 days
    • Indonesia – 30 days
    • Israel – 90 days
    • Laos – 30 days
    • Macao – 30 days
    • Malaysia – 30 days
    • Micronesia – 30 days
    • Mongolia
    • Morocco – 90 days
    • Myanmar – 14 days
    • Palestinian Territories
    • Peru – 180 days
    • Singapore – 30 days
    • St. Vincent and the Grenadines  – 30 days
    • Suriname – 30 days
    • Taiwan – 14 days
    • Thailand – 30 days
    • Vanatu – 30 days
    • Vietnam – 21 days

    31 countries, on the other hand, require Filipino passport holders to avail visa upon arrival in their territory:

    • Angola
    • Armenia
    • Cape Verde
    • Comoros – 45 days
    • Guinea-Bissau – 90 days
    • Iran – 90 days
    • Kyrgyzstan – 30 days
    • Madagascar – 90 days
    • Malawi – 30 days
    • Maldives – 30 days
    • Marshall Islands – 90 days
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius – 60 days
    • Mozambique – 90 days
    • Nepal – 90 days
    • Nicaragua – 30 days
    • Nigeria
    • Palau – 30 days
    • Papua New Guinea – 60 days
    • Rwanda – 90 days
    • Saint Lucia – 42 days
    • Samoa – 60 days
    • Senegal – 30 days
    • Somalia – 30 days
    • Tajikistan – 45 days
    • Tanzania
    • Timor-Leste – 30 days
    • Togo – 7 days
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Tuvalu – 30 days
    • Uganda

    Lastly, these 28 countries allow Filipino passport holders to enter their country with an electronic visa:

    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Armenia
    • Benin
    • Djibouti
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Georgia
    • Guinea-Bissau – 90 days
    • Iran – 90 days
    • India
    • Iran – 90 days
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kenya – 90 days
    • Kyrgyzstan – 30 days
    • Lesotho – 14 days
    • Moldova
    • Pakistan
    • Papua New Guinea – 60 days
    • Qatar
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis 
    • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Tajikistan – 45 days
    • Tanzania
    • Uganda
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan – 30 days
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe

    We hope this list can help you tick some places off your bucketlist!

    Also Read: A Guide to The Different Types of Philippine Visas


    Source: Passport Index

               
               
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