Types of tourist visa to Philippines

    A Philippine visa is a warrant authorized by a consular officer on travel document at Philippine Embassy, it refers that the visa application has been examined properly and allowed the traveller to enter the country.

    Types of Philippines visa

    • Tourist Visa
    • One can apply for a transit visa to the Philippines if he/she wants to stay for more than thirty days. Pre-arrangement is required to apply for this visa and is valid for up to 6 months.

    • Non immigrant visa
    • If you are visiting for temporary purpose like trade, employment, education, business and tourism then non immigrant visa can be applied for.

    • Quota immigrant visa
    • If you have enough finance & professional skills to give services in the Philippines, then you could apply for this visa. Approx fifty quota visas are granted each year for any one nationality.

    • Service Visa
    • Visa applied by following categorized people, i.e. Company manager, sales manager, delegations from company to carry out commercial activity.

    • Long term leisure visa
    • Visa applied by those who want to spend more than 30 days with their family. Pre-approval from the consular officer is received.

    • Long term tourist visa
    • Visa conditions are like that of long term leisure visa, but this visa, the passport is not valid in Italy, Turkey, Egypt and Kenya.

    • Long term visit visa long entry
    • Visa is valid for 90 days and traveller visit multiple times.

    Steps to apply for Philippine visa

    • Pay the visa application fee.
    • Fill Non-immigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) form.
    • Fix your appointment with the Embassy. Before, fixing appointment instruction should be carefully read.
    • Visit the Embassy office on Scheduled time and date.

    Reasons why Visa gets rejected

    • The amount on your bank certificate is too high.
    • When you are requested for staying more than stipulated time.
    • Too many expunctions on your visa application form.
    • Fallacious documents
    • You make your travel plan is complicated.

    Things to keep in mind

    • Before filling the application form for the visa you should know the conditions of the type of visa you applied and its validity. You should fill the whole information more precisely.

    Note - We do not provide Business or Work visa.


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