Yes - A visa is required for travel to Philippines

Sunday, October 23, 2016

A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit the Philippines.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in the Philippines, with at least one blank passport page available for Philippino visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Philippines visas.


Philippines Visa Application Form:

Two notarized Philippines visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.


Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.


Letter Of Invitation from Philippines:

Letter of invitation from the host in the Philippines explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Philippines. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host’s name and contact information.


Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Philippines (not required in Los Angeles jurisdiction).



A child (under 15) who is not traveling with parents or legal guardian must provide a notarized Consent Waiver . If traveling with only one parent, a letter of consent from the non-accompanying parent must be submitted. A copy of the child’s birth certificate and guardianship or custody agreement documents are also required. These documents must also be carried by the minor upon entry to the Philippines.


Residency Status:

Copy of US Permanent Resident Card or valid visa. US visa holders should have original I-94 or I-20 stapled to their passport.

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Philippines Consular Fees

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Philippines

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Philippines Visa

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Chicago :

Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota Wisconsin

Travisa - Chicago
111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 512
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Los Angeles :

Arizona, Texas, Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, Clark, Lincoln & Nye counties only), New Mexico & Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern & San Luis Obispo counties only)

Travisa - Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in New York :

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in San Francisco :

Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Northern Nevada (Including Reno), Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming & Northern California

Travisa - San Francisco
555 Montgomery Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Washington, DC :

Alabama, Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Cayman Islands, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles (except Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao), Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenades, St. Kitts and Nevis & US Virgin Islands

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in :

Hawaii, Kiribati, French Polynesia, Tonga & American Samoa

Please contact the nearest embassy or consulate directly.