Nationals of countries which have diplomatic relations with the Philippines are generally allowed entry into the country without securing a temporary visitor’s visa from the Consulate if their stay does not exceed thirty (30) days. Visitors availing of this no-visa privilege must enter the Philippine for tourism purpose and must hold a round-trip or onward travel airline ticket, which must be presented before Philippine immigration authorities upon arrival at the port of entry in the Philippines.
U.S. passport holders are covered under this rule. If the intended stay in the Philippines is beyond 30 days, an application for a temporary visa must be filed at the Consulate but a valid US Passport is required.
Tourist And Business Visa requirement
- A valid, signed US passport and Photocopy of the passport . The passport must have a validity that must extend at least six (6) months beyond the length of proposed stay in the Philippines. and contain at least one blank visa page.
- Fully completed and signed Philippines Tourist Visa Application 2017
- passport photographs One 2″ x 2″ size photograph taken within the last six (6) months. The applicant’s signature must be affixed on the front side of the picture
- A photocopy of the applicant’s round trip flight itinerary to his/her country of origin or flight itinerary to his/her next country of destination.
- 5. Proof of financial capacity (e.g.latest print-out of credit card account(s), latest print-out of bank statements, ownership of real estate properties, and other documents showing the applicant’s capacity to financially support himself/herself during his/her stay in the Philippines. You will need more than type of proof of financial capacity)
- If applicant is not a restricted national under Philippine Visa Policy, then the applicant may choose instead to submit a duly signed application notarized by a local notary public along with the other requirements above.
NOTE: The Visa officer can request additional Documents to determine whether or not the applicant can be issued a visa.
NOTE: The authorized maximum period of stay granted by the Philippine Consulate to all temporary visitor’s visa applicants is fifty-nine (59) days. If the applicant will stay beyond 59 days in the Philippines, an application for extension of stay must be filed at the Bureau of Immigration in Manila, or the Immigration office nearest to the place where the applicant is temporarily residing.
In addition to the standard Iratex fees, the following consular fees apply:
|Single Entry||$30.00 per visa|
|Multiple Entry, Valid 6 Months||$60.00 per visa|
|Multiple Entry, Valid 1 Year||$90.00 per visa|
Applications are usually process in 3 business days.
Note: Children 15 years and under, if not accompanied by one parent, must obtain a visa regardless of the length of stay, plus a consent document issued by a Philippines Consulate. Unaccompanied minors age 16 or 17 years or minors under 18 accompanied by one parent must carry a notarized letter of consent to travel, signed by the absent parent.
Non-US must have either a valid US visa stamped into their passports with the original I-94 card or a notarized copy of the front and back of the Green Card.
The Philippines visa is usually issued for a single entry within 90 days of issue date, for a period of stay up to 59 days. Applications for extension of stay may be filed with local authorities after arrival.