9(a) Tourist Visa

For foreign nationals planning to come to the Philippines for the purposes of business, tourism, or health related reasons; a 9(a) tourist visa is required.

The nationals of the one-hundred-fifty-seven (157) countries (listed below) receive a thirty (30) day visa upon arrival with the exception of Brazil, Gibraltar and Israel which are given fifty-nine (59) days.

There are forty-one (41) countries that require a visa(listed below). For these countries the tourist visa must be obtained before entering the Philippines.

All visitors are required to have a passport that is valid for no less than six (6) months and an outbound ticket.

 

Tourist Visa Extention

Foreign nationals who have received the thirty (30) day tourist visa, may apply for an extension of twenty-nine (29) days and subsequently apply for either one (1) month, two (2) months, or six (6) months extensions, seven days before expiry of their current tourist visa. 

Foreign nationals who have received the fifty-nine (59) day tourist visa, may apply for an extension of twenty-nine (29) days and subsequently apply for either one (1) month, two (2) months, or six (6) months extensions, seven days before expiry of their current tourist visa. 

Visa Upon Arrival

1.Andora
2.Angola
3.Antigua & Barbuda
4.Argentina
5.Australia
6.Austria
7.Bahamas
8.Bahrain
9.Barbados
10.Belgium
11.Belize
12.Benin
13.Bhutan
14.Bolivia
15.Botswana
16.Brazil (9a-59 days)
17.Brunei
18.Bulgaria
19.Burkina Faso
20.Burundi
21.Cambodia 
22.Cameroon
23.Canada
24.Cape Verde
25.Central African Rep
26.Chad
27.Chile
28.Colombia
29.Comoros
30.Congo
31.Congo, Democratic Rep
32.Costa Rica
33.Cote d'Ivoire
34.Croatia
35.Cyprus
36.Czech Republic
37.Denmark
38.Djibouti
39.Dominica
40.Dominican Republic
41.Ecuador
42.El Salvador 
43.Equatorial Guinea
44.Eretia
45.Estonia 
46.Ethiopia
47.Fiji
48.Finland
49.France
50.Gabon
51.Gambia
52.Germany
53.Ghana
54.Greece
55.Grenada
56.Guatemala
57.Guinea
58.Guinea- Bissau
59.Guyana
60.Haiti
61.Honduras
62.Hungary
63Iceland
64.Indonesia
65.Ireland
66.Israel (9a-59 days)
67.Italy
68.Jamaica
69.Japan
70.Kazakhstan
71.Kenya
72.Kiribati
73.Korea (ROK)
74.Kuwait
75.Kyrgyzstan
76.Laos
77.Latvia
78.Lesotho
79.Liberia
80.Liechtenstein
81.Lithuania
82.Luxembourg
83.Madagascar
84.Malawi
85.Malaysia
86.Maldives
87.Mali
88.Malta
89.Marshall Island
90.Mauritania
91.Mauritius
92.Mexico
93.Micronesia
94.Monaco
95.Mongolia
96.Morocco
97.Mozambique
98.Myanmar
99.Namibia
100.Nepal
101.Netherlands
102.New Zealand
103.Nicaragua
104.Niger
105.Norway
106.Oman
107.Palau
108.Panama
109.Papua New Guinea
110.Paraguay
111.Peru
112.Poland
113.Portugal
114.Qatar
115.Romania
116.Russia
117.Rwanda
118.St Kitts & Nevis
119.Saint Lucia
120.St Vincent and the Grenadines
121.Samoa 
122.Sam Marino
123.Sao Tome and Principe
124.Saudi Arabia
125.Senegal
126.Seychelles
127.Singapore
128.Slovak Republic
129.Slovenia
130.Solomon Islands
131.South Africa
132.Spain
133.Suriname
134.Swaziland
135.Sweden 
136.Switzerland
137.Tajikistan
138.Tanzania
139.Thailand
140.Togo
141.Trinidad and Tobago
142.Tunisia
143.Turkey
144.Turkmenistan
145.Tuvalu
146.Uganda
147.United Arab Emirates
148.UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
149.USA
150.Uruguay
151.Uzbekistan
152.Vanuatu
153.Vatican
154.Venezuela
155.Vietnam
156.Zambia
157.Zimbabwe

Visa Required Countries

1.Afghanistan

2.Albania

3.Algeria

4.Armenia

5.Azerbaijan

6.Bangladesh

7.Belarus

8.Bosnia-Herzegovina

9.Byelorussia

10.China
11.Cuba

12.East Timor

13.Egypt

14.Georgia

15.Hongkong CI/DI/TD

16.India

17.Iran

18.Iraq

19.Jordan

20.Lebanon
21.Libya

22.Macedonia

23.Malaysia CI/TD

24.Moldova

25.Nauru

26.Nigeria

27.North Korea

28.Pakistan

29.Palenstine 

30.Serbia
31.Sierre Leone

32.Sri Langka

33.Somalia

34.Stateless

35.Sudan

36.Syria

37.Taiwan/ROC

38.Tonga

39.Ukraine

40.Yemen

41.Yugoslavia