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Philippines Tourist Visa & Visitor Visa

With several gorgeous islands to choose from, planning a trip to the Philippines can be a rather awe-inspiring and amazing experience for any traveler. From pristine beaches and idyllic rolling hills to interesting historic sites, travel to Philippines could be an experience of a lifetime. To travel to Philippines, an individual must get a valid Philippines visa which will allow them permission to enter Philippines for leisure purpose or visiting friends and family for a stipulated duration. Get your tourist visa done prior to your travel to vacation in Philippines and kindle your innate nous of wanderlust.

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Philippines Tourist Visa Requirements and Document Checklist

To help you with your visa application process for Philippines, we’ve rounded up some of the important documents below which you have to submit to lodge Philippines tourist visa.

Applicants Documents for Philippines Visa 

  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].

  • Philippines visa application form

  • 3 Photographs 35–45 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

  • Financial statements.

  • Employment Proof and Pay Slips.

  • Income Tax Returns.

  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.

  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.

  • NOC for Government Employees.

  • Retirement letter and pension related documents.

  • For applicants from business background need to carry company letter heads, registration document and seal

  • Marriage Certificate if married.

Inviter/Sponsor Documents for Philippines Visa if Invited

  • If visiting to any friend/relative, an invitation letter stating the applicant’s details and complete address & contact no of the invitee along with the copy of his passport, valid visa, Alien card and an updated bank statement for last three months has to be submitted

  • Pay slips and bank statement if sponsoring.

Our Services for Philippines Visa

  • Filling Philippines Visa Application Form.

  • Customizing Document Checklist as per the applicant’s case.

  • Providing letter formats if required

    • Cover Letter Draft ​
    • Invitation Letter Draft [If Invited]
  • Preparing the complete fixed day wise travel Itinerary.

  • We help you search for 100% refundable hotel booking links and provide flight itinerary for Visa purpose*

  • We would suggest you on Fund maintenance.

  • We would suggest you on sponsorship and documents related to that.

  • Mock Interview preparation [If invited for interview].

  • Keeping the documents in order as per the checklist on receipt of all documents from client.

  • Following up with the Embassy if required.

  • PS. The Information provided in checklist is partial and we request the applicant to take case specific customized checklist from Sanctum Consulting Consultant.

    * Please contact our consultants for the same

Frequently Asked Questions – Philippines Visa

Applicants are advised to lodge their application as early as possible prior to their intended date of travel. 

The average process time for Philippines visa is 07 to 10 working days. If the applicant is asked for medicals by the Embassy then the time taken for visa processing is generally higher.

Biometrics is not required for Philippines visa. To get more information about the visa process, reach our visa agents.

Documentation including your financials, employment, identity cards are majorly needed for Philippines  visa. For detailed information contact us.

It depends on the request made by the applicant in the application form and cover letter. The final decision of visa validity is taken by the Embassy.

It solely depends on the purpose of a person’s visit to Philippines.

Yes. Proof of health insurance has to be submitted along with your visa application.

You must make a covering letter addressed to Visa Officer of Philippines Embassy stating your purpose of travel. For more understanding about cover letter contact our visa agents.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Philippines



Trip to the Philippines is incomplete without glancing the splendid Banaue Rice Terraces.The mountain ranges are craved by the Ifugao tribes without the help of modern tools, these magnificent farm terraces depict huge steps reaching the sky. Locals to this day still plant rice and vegetables on the terraces.



The central part of White Beach is the most popular region. Borcay is consistently in the top three beaches because of it’s endless white sand beaches, colorful  outrigger sailboat rides, and beautiful resorts. Lodging ranges from temporary structures to full-service-high-end resorts. The white sand beaches,  romantic ambience and turquoise water are open to all.



Donsol is a place of unexplored caves, stunning waterfalls and pristine beaches. Bicolano delicacies are plentiful in Donsol. It is politically divided into 51 barangays. Donsol became foremost tourist destination and currently called the “Whale Shark Capital of the World”.



A wealth of options both on and off beaten track offshore is offered for the independent travellers. There are recreational activities like diving, kayaking, paddle boarding. Most of the visitors are here to partake the breathtaking dive opportunities that the region has offered. Bicol Express- a hot and spicy dish in coconut milk is a boastful dish.