Easy Access Countries for Filipinos

Not too long ago, I posted about how cool backpacking is– https://iamryshel.com/2014/09/26/i-am-a-backpacker-i-am-a-filipina/.

I wanted to know all the countries where a Philippine passport holder like me can access without applying for a visa so I decided to collate and post the information here which I got from wikipedia.com.

Let’s start with the members of The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with the corresponding days of allowable visa free stay. Most of us know that these are our neighboring countries where we can travel the easiest and the cheapest.

Brunei – 14 days
Cambodia – 21 days
Indonesia – 30 days
Laos – 30 days
Malaysia – 30 days
Myanmar (Burma) – 14 days
Singapore – 30 days
Thailand – 30 days
Vietnam – 21 days

May I remind you that if you arrive in Thailand by land, they will only give you 15 days free visa. Here, you can find how I crossed the border from Laos to Thailand– https://iamryshel.com/2014/10/02/i-crossed-the-border-from-houay-xay-laos-to-chiang-khong-thailand/.

Here’s a list of the VISA FREE countries for Filipinos.

Bolivia – 30 days
Brazil – 90 days
Brunei – 14 days
Cambodia – 21 days
Colombia – 90 days
Costa Rica – 30 days
Dominica – 21 days
Ecuador – 90 days
Fiji – 4 months
Gambia – 90 days
Haiti – 3 months
Hong Kong – 14 days
Indonesia – 30 days
Israel – 3 months
Laos – 30 days
Malaysia – 30 days
Micronesia – 30 days
Mongolia – 21 days
Morocco
Myanmar – 14 days
Peru – 183 days
Rwanda – 90 days
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – 30 days
Singapore – 30 days
Sri Lanka – 30 days (Electronic Travel Authorization required)
Suriname
Thailand – 30 days
Vanuatu – 30 days
Vietnam – 21 days

VISA FREE territories for Filipinos

Turkish Republic of Cyprus
South Ossetia
Transnistria
Hong Kong
Kish Island
Macao
Palestine
Bermuda
Turks and Caicos Island
Cook Islands
Pitcairn Islands

VISA ON ARRIVAL countries for Filipinos.

Armenia – 120 days
Burundi – 30 days
Cape Verde
Comoros
Djibouti
Guinea-Bissau – 90 days
India – 30 days
Kenya – 3 months
Kyrgyzstan – 30 days
Madagascar – 90 days
Maldives – 30 days
Mali
Marshall Islands – 90 days
Mauritania
Mozambique – 30 days
Nepal – 90 days
Nicaragua – 90 days
Palau – 30 days
Papua New Guinea – 60 days
Saint Lucia – 6 weeks
Samoa
Seychelles
Somalia – 30 days

Israel is known for its holy sites which probably most Filipinos would want to visit. Below are the Arab countries who WILL NOT allow your entry if you have a stamp of Israel on your passport because of the Arab League Boycott of Israel.

Syria
Lebanon
Libya
Kuwait
Iran
Iraq
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
Sudan
Yemen

Although, we probably wouldn’t want to go to any of these Arab countries anyway, it’s still good to know.

Now, you may want to check how I hassle free renewed my passport https://iamryshel.com/2014/10/16/e-passport-renewal-sm-megamall/ or you go get a new one so you can plan your trip abroad.

Have a happy and safe adventure! 🙂

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