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General Information - Arrivals


  1. Must be holders of passports valid for at least six months at the time of arrival in the Philippines.
  2. Presentation of vaccination status and vaccination certificate for COVID-19 is not required. All arriving international passengers are accepted irregardless of their vaccination status.
  3. Must have filled out the eTravel Declaration Form (free of charge) which must be filled out 72 hours prior to the arrival in the Philippines.
  4. Must hold a valid visa OR other documentary requirements as stated:
1. Diplomats and members of International Organizations, and their dependents accredited to the Philippines Valid 9(e) or Valid 47(a)(2) visa issued to those performing diplomatic functions
2. Filipino dual citizens Any of the following of dual citizenship: Valid Philippine Passport, Identification Certificate (IC) or Certification of Retention / Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship
3. Nationals of countries under Executive Order No. 408 who are entitled to stay in the Philippines for up to 30 days Visa-free for stay up to 30 days
4. Holders of Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR Passport Visa-free for stay up to 14 days
5. Foreign nationals with valid and existing long-term visas at the time of entry Valid 9(c) visa or
Valid 13(a) visa or
Valid long-term visa (and ACR card)
6. Foreign nationals of countries not listed under E.O. 408 or visa-required nationals Valid 9(a) visa for tourism or business (click here for requirements and application details)
7. Foreign nationals allowed entry under Balikbayan Program (RA6768), provided that they are nationals from non-visa required countries under EO 408 and are traveling with their Filipino principal: (a) Former Filipino citizens, together with their foreign spouses and children, regardless of age; and (b) Filipino citizen’s spouses and children, regardless of age. Visa-free for one (1) year Must present proof of former Philippine citizenship, such as expired Philippine Passport or birth certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority Foreign spouses and children traveling together with the former Filipinos must show proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate and birth certificate issued by the local civil registry.
8. Indian and Chinese nationals traveling for tourism and has a valid AJACSSUK (American, Japan, Australian, Canadian, Schengen, Singapore or UK) visa or permanent resident (Note: not applicable for business travellers) Visa-free for 14 days
9. Holders of valid and existing 9(a) visas with DFA Entry Exemption Document issued prior to 1 April 2022 Valid 9(a) visa
10. Foreign nationals eligible for 9(g) and 47(a)(2) visas Valid 9(g) visa
Valid 47(a)(2) visa


  • Foreign nationals from visa-free countries who wish to stay in the Philippines for more than 30 days can apply for an extended stay at the Bureau of Immigration upon arrival in the Philippines. Please visit BI’s website for more details.
  • For further inquiries or clarifications, please email the Philippine Consulate General in Calgary at