Author Topic: What Do You Need To Visit Philippines  (Read 1750 times)

Offline Travelguy

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What Do You Need To Visit Philippines
« on: August 12, 2014, 01:30:12 PM »
I am not sure if this has been updated on your website, but after reading your introduction page, I thought I would pass this on.
I got this information in regard of hoping more Canadians will visiting the Philippines.
More people should experience the the filipino smile.

Issuance of Visa
Beginning 01 August 2013, the visa-free period for foreign nationals from 151 countries including Canada is extended from the previous 21 days to a month (30 days). A passport with a validity of at least 6 months, and a round-trip plane ticket or an outbound ticket to the next port of destination must be presented to the Immigration authorities upon arrival in the Philippines.

For a stay in the Philippines for more than 30 days, Canadians may apply for a 59-day tourist visa, valid for a single entry. Processing of the visa applications takes five (5) business days upon compliance with the following requirements.

Offline Vicks

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Re: What Do You Need To Visit Philippines
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2014, 08:32:28 AM »
The list of countries to which the ruling applies continues to expand.

Tourism generates a huge amount of revenue which gets distributed throughout the economy.

It is a source of income that actually reaches those at the bottom of the economic stratum; thus, keeping it out of the hands of the corrupt.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
-Sandra Carey

Offline Shewmake

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Re: What Do You Need To Visit Philippines
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2014, 12:02:42 PM »
All of the above, plus a pocket full of cash, or ATM card that will let you draw on banks here. With money-- it really is more fun in the Philippines.

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Offline iamjames

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Re: What Do You Need To Visit Philippines
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2014, 01:34:43 PM »
Just one correction: Processing of the visa takes about 20 minutes when you do it in the immigration offices which are in most large towns.

Offline graham

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Re: What Do You Need To Visit Philippines
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2014, 11:09:43 AM »
Just a quick reminder, It's probably superfluous but,
don't forget to inform your bank/s that you will be travelling
overseas and using your cards. They might not allow/block you
withdrawing otherwise, and it may cause a headache trying to
inform your bank from here in the Phil.