Philippines Visa – How To Apply For A Filipino Visa

GENERIC VISA INFORMATIONPhilippines the next destination on your list? If so, you will not need to obtain a Philippines visa to travel to the Philippines for tourism and business purposes for up to 1 month. If you plan to stay in the Philippines for a period longer than 30 days, you will need to obtain either a business or tourism visa. Also, you should make sure that your passport is valid and in order before your trip to the Philippines. Your passport should have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it after your departure from the Philippines, also your passport should have at least (2) blank visa pages to accommodate for visa stamps.

Regarding a Philippines visa for tourism, your documents should include your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (2) passport photographs, and an itinerary of your trip. Also, you should provide a copy of your hotel reservations with the applicants name on the reservation for the hotel. Philippines also requires travelers to provide a recent bank statement with the traveler’s name as the account holder, date of the bank statement, and the traveler’s balances in their accounts. Lastly, a Letter of Invitation be included in your documents that shows an invite from family or friends.

Regarding a business visa, everything provided for a tourist visa should be included with the addition of a business letter. A business letter should include an introduction of the applicant, the nature of the business that will be conducted on the trip, state the type of visa needed along with preferred validity length, and you will also have to prove sufficient funds for your traveling purposes. The business letter that you provide should be written on the company’s letter head that you are working for.

Philippines Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Philippines
1600 Massachusetts Ave NW
20036
Washington D.C.
District of Columbia
United States
Phone
202.467.9300
202.467.9363
202.467.9382
Fax
202.328.7614
202.467.9417
Consulate General of Philippines
Illinois
122 S Michigan Ave, Suite 1600
60603
Chicago
Illinois
United States
Phone
312.583.0621
Fax
312.583.0647
Consulate General of Philippines
California
447 Sutter St., 6th Floor, Philippine Center Bldg.
94108
San Francisco
California
United States
Phone
415.433.6666
415.269.2090
Fax
415.421.2641
Consulate General of Philippines
New York
556 Fifth Ave.
10036-5095
New York
United States
Phone
212.764.1330
Fax
212.764.6010
Consulate General of Philippines
Georgia
3400 Peachtree RD NE Suite 630
Georgia
30326
Atlanta
United States
Phone
404.442.5667
Fax
404.442.5641
Consulate General of Philippines
California
3600 Wilshire Bl.
Suite 500
Los Angeles
CA 90010
United States
Phone
213.639.0980
Fax
213.639.0990
Consulate General of Philippines
Oregon
2662 SW Georgian Place
Oregon
97201
Portland
United States
Phone
503.679.6682
Fax
503.242.9087
Consulate General of Philippines
Hawaii
2433 Pali Highway
Hawaii
96817
Honolulu
United States
Phone
808.595.6316
808.595.6317
808.595.6318
808.595.6319
Fax
808.595.2581
Consulate General of Philippines
Michigan
10475 Farmington Road
Michigan
48150
Livonia
United States
Phone
734.427.9440
Fax
734.427.1701
Consulate General of Philippines
Texas
8315 Navisota Dr
76226
Lantana
Texas
United States
Phone
940.728.2222
Consulate General of Philippines
Michigan
10475 Farmington Rd
48150
Livonia
Michigan
United States
Phone
734.427.9440
Fax
734.427.1701
Consulate General of Philippines
Alaska
251 South Franklin St
99801
Juneau
Alaska
United States
Phone
907.790.2924

Additional Philippines Information

CapitalManila
CurrencyPeso (PHP)
LanguageFilipino, English
ElectricityVoltage: 220 V
Frequency: 60 Hz
Power sockets: type A / B / C
Country Code+63
Time ZonePST (UTC+8)

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