Philippines passport visa-free countries, which countries are visa-free for a Philippines passport?

Philippine passport holders can go visa-free, or can just get a visas on arrival, in countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Israel and Kenya. Some destinations where a visa is needed, if you have a Filipino passport, are the entire European Union, the United States and Australia.

Philippines passport visa-free countries

Philippines passport holders can enjoy visa-free travel to many countries and territories. If you have a Philippines passport, you can visit the following destinations without a visa:

  • Barbados
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Kazakhstan
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Niue
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Peru
  • Rwanda
  • Singapore
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam

Visa on arrival for Philippines passport

You can travel with a Filipino passport, and get a visa on arrival, to the following countries or territories. Citizens of the Philippines can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these destinations, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Armenia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

Visa online for Philippines passport

The following countries and territories require an e-visa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of the Philippines. Filipino nationals need to get an e-visa or an eTA online before traveling to these destinations:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • Sri Lanka

e-visa, online visa

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Benin
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Lesotho
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Norfolk Island
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Visa required for Philippines passport

Citizens of the Philippines need to get a visa before traveling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mayotte, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Maarten, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vatican City, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna, and Yemen.


Sources: Visa Index Philippines

The above cover image was taken somewhere in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines. Photo by Shaira Torlao on Unsplash