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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Complete List of 66 Countries Where Philippine Passport Holder Can Travel Visa-Free this 2018

Are you a Philippine passport holder? Is yes, you can now visit 66 international destinations this year visa-free! With this, the Philippine passport is now the seventh strongest in Southeast Asia. This was after three more countries and territories gave the Philippines visa-free access raising the number of countries that offer visa-free access to the Philippines to 66.



This includes China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

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Are you a Philippine passport holder? Is yes, you can now visit 66 international destinations this year visa-free! With this, the Philippine passport is now the seventh strongest in Southeast Asia. This was after three more countries and territories gave the Philippines visa-free access raising the number of countries that offer visa-free access to the Philippines to 66. This includes China, Taiwan, and South Korea. China offered visa-free travel to Hainan to 59 countries, including the Philippines, in April, while visa-free access to Taiwan was offered beginning November 2017.  South Korea temporarily opened its borders for visa-free travel to the Philippines until April 2018 due to the 2018 Winter Olympics.   This is based on 2018 Henley Passport Index that looked into the travel freedom of countries based on an authoritative database of travel information.  The following are the complete list of 66 other countries and territories that offer visa free-access to the country.  Asia  Brunei Cambodia Hong Kong Indonesia Kyrgyzstan* Laos Macao Malaysia Maldives* Mongolia Myanmar Nepal* Singapore Sri Lanka** Thailand Timor-Leste* Vietnam China South Korea Taiwan Africa  Cape Verde* Comores Island* Cote d'Ivoire Djibouti* Gambia Guinea-Bissau* Kenya* Madagascar* Malawi* Mauritania* Mauritius* Morocco Mozambique* Rwanda Seychelles* Somalia* St Helena* Tanzania* Togo* Uganda* Oceania  The Cook Islands* Fiji The Marshall Islands* Micronesia Niue Palau Islands* Papua New Guinea* Samoa* Tuvalu* Vanuatu Carribean  Dominica Haiti St Lucia* St Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago* Americas  Bolivia Brazil Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador Nicaragua* Peru Suriname Middle East  Armenia* Iran* Israel *visa on arrival  Meanwhile, Japan unseated Singapore on the top ranking in the passport index. Japan gain visa-free access to 189 countries while Singapore — 188. Third on the rank are South Korea, Finland, France, Italy, Spain, and Sweden with visa-free access to 187 countries; Austria, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States followed in fourth place at 186 countries.  The lowest ranked passport globally are Afghanistan and Iraq with 30 countries.
China offered visa-free travel to Hainan to 59 countries, including the Philippines, in April, while visa-free access to Taiwan was offered beginning November 2017.

South Korea temporarily opened its borders for visa-free travel to the Philippines until April 2018 due to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

This is based on 2018 Henley Passport Index that looked into the travel freedom of countries based on an authoritative database of travel information.
(Photos via CNN Philippines)

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The following are the complete list of 66 other countries and territories that offer visa free-access to the country.



Asia

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Kyrgyzstan*
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives*
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal*
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka**
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste*
  • Vietnam
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan


  • Cape Verde*
  • Comores Island*
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti*
  • Gambia
  • Guinea-Bissau*
  • Kenya*
  • Madagascar*
  • Malawi*
  • Mauritania*
  • Mauritius*
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique*
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles*
  • Somalia*
  • St Helena*
  • Tanzania*
  • Togo*
  • Uganda*
Oceania
  • The Cook Islands*
  • Fiji
  • The Marshall Islands*
  • Micronesia
  • Niue
  • Palau Islands*
  • Papua New Guinea*
  • Samoa*
  • Tuvalu*
  • Vanuatu
  • Caribbean
  • Dominica
  • Haiti
  • St Lucia*
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago*
Americas
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • Nicaragua*
  • Peru
  • Suriname
Middle East
  • Armenia*
  • Iran*
  • Israel
—*visa on arrival

Meanwhile, Japan unseated Singapore on the top ranking in the passport index. Japan gain visa-free access to 189 countries while Singapore — 188. Third on the rank are South Korea, Finland, France, Italy, Spain, and Sweden with visa-free access to 187 countries; Austria, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States followed in fourth place at 186 countries.



The lowest ranked passport globally are Afghanistan and Iraq with 30 countries.

This article is filed under: Visa Free Countries, Free to Visit, Free Countries, 90-day Visa, free visa, Free visa countries for Pinoy, Philippine residence no visa required, 


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