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Certain foreign nationals belonging to this list are allowed to travel to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes, without visas, for a stay not exceeding thirty (30) days, provided they hold valid tickets for their return journey to port of origin or next port of destination and their passports valid for a period of at least six (6) months beyond the contemplated period of stay. This list includes nationals of Maldives.

Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan nationals require visas to travel to the Philippines, especially for leisure and tourism. 

For Bangla translation please click here.

For Indian nationals living in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, or Maldives, please visit the website of the Philippine Embassy in New Delhi. 

From 01 April 2022, the entry requirements to the Philippines that are related to COVID-19 pandemic regulation for foreign nationals may be found in this link

For an overview of the requirements, please see the lists below, depending on the purpose of your travel to the Philippines. 

Applicants are reminded NOT to finalize the booking of your tickets, prior to the approval of your visa applications. You may submit a flight itinerary temporarily created by booking a reservation with an airline.

For further clarifications, contact the visa section at the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

I.VISA APPLICATION PROCESS (HOW TO APPLY)

Bangladeshi nationals may wish to begin the application process by contacting the Embassy’s accredited visa agencies in Bangladesh. 

As an alternative, Bangladeshi nationals who are applying for 9A visas (tourism or business purposes, or to attend meetings or join study tours) may also submit their application through https://www.visa.gov.ph

Sri Lankan nationals may apply with the Philippine Consulate General in Colombo, which may be contacted here

Maldivian nationals who are going to the Philippines for tourism and business purposes or to attend meetings or join study tours are visa-free. All others must apply with the Philippine Consulate in Male, which may be contacted here.

 

II. REQUIREMENTS

TOURISM 9(A)

  • Accomplished and signed VISA APPLICATION FORM (which may be accessed and filled-up at: https://www.visa.gov.ph)
  • Passport (valid not less than six (6) months from date of travel)
  • Copy of passport identity page
  • Travel itinerary
  • Proof of financial capability: e.g., assets/ownership, proof of tax payments certificate of employment, valid business license, bank statements or letter/proof of financial support by sponsor (should include passport copy and address of sponsor in the Philippines)
  • Two (2) recent 2 x 2” ID pictures
  • A police clearance may be required later by the Philippine Embassy (https://pcc.police.gov.bd/ords/f?p=500:1::::::)

Additional Requirements

          MINORS (17 years old and below)

  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate of parents
  • Copy of parents’ passports

Note: Unaccompanied minor children 15 years old and below traveling to the Philippines or are not joining parents in the Philippines need to secure a Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) under Section 29(a)(12) of the Philippine Immigration Act.

For more information, please visit: https://immigration.gov.ph/

          FOREIGN SPOUSE/CHILD OF FILIPINO NATIONAL

  • Invitation letter from spouse
  • Copy of Filipino spouse/parent’s passport
  • Original Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) marriage certificate/report of marriage, if married
  • Original PSA birth certificate/report of birth of child
  • Barangay certificate, if Filipino spouse/parent is not traveling with applicant

VISA FEE

Single Entry (valid for three (3) months) - Tk 4,080.00
Multiple Entry (valid for six (6) months)  - 8,160.00
Multiple Entry (valid for one (1) year)     - 12,240.00


BUSINESS 9(A)

  • Accomplished and signed VISA APPLICATION FORM (which may be accessed and filled-up at: https://www.visa.gov.ph)
  • Business registration of the applicant and/or sponsor
  • Passport (vallid not less than six (6) months from date of travel)
  • Copy of passport identity page
  • Round trip airline ticket
  • Travel itinerary
  • Proof of financial capability: e.g., assets/ownership, proof of tax payment, bank statements or letter/proof of financial support by sponsor.
  • Company letter including purpose of travel to the Philippines
  • Two (2) recent 2 x 2” ID pictures
  • A police clearance may be required later by the Philippine Embassy (https://pcc.police.gov.bd/ords/f?p=500:1::::::)

VISA FEE

Single Entry (valid for three (3) months) - Tk 3,680.00
Multiple Entry (valid for six (6) months)  - 7,360.00
Multiple Entry (valid for one (1) year)     - 11,040.00


BUSINESS 9(A)


TO ATTEND MEETINGS, TRAININGS, SEMINARS, STUDY TOURS 9(A)

  • Accomplished and signed VISA APPLICATION FORM (which may be accessed and filled-up at: https://www.visa.gov.ph)
  • Invitation from the event organizer in the Philippines
  • Valid passport (not less than six (6) months from date of travel)
  • Round trip airline ticket
  • Travel itinerary
  • Proof of financial capability: e.g., assets/ownership, proof of tax payment, bank statements or letter/proof of financial support by sponsor.
  • Authenticated registration of inviting organization
  • Letter from employer or school
  • Two (2) recent 2 x 2” ID pictures

VISA FEE: Tk 3,680.00

TRANSIT 9(B)

  • Accomplished and signed VISA APPLICATION FORM
  • Confirmed onward tickets
  • Valid visa for the original country of destination, if required

VISA FEE: Tk 2,550.00

SEAFARERS & CREW MEMBERS 9(C)

  • Accomplished and signed VISA APPLICATION FORM
  • Valid passport (not less than six (6) months from date of travel)
  • Copy of passport identity page
  • Letter from the manning agency addressed to the Embassy
  • Photocopy of Seaman’s Book
  • Two (2) recent 2x2" ID pictures

VISA FEE: Tk 2,040.00

TO STUDY 9(F)

Students must coordinate with their schools in the Philippines for the requirements. The Philippine Embassy will only issue visas upon receipt of authorization from Manila. 

PROCESS

  • The foreign student shall communicate directly with the school in the Philippines and comply with the school’s institutional requirements
  • The school will issue a Notice of Acceptance (NOA) to the student and submit a duplicate copy, along with the following documents: certified true copy of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s Certificate of Eligibility of Admission and the school’s requirements to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) 
  • The DFA endorses the documents to the Philippine Embassy in Bangladesh (Dhaka PE) 
  • Dhaka PE will notify the student in writing of the receipt of the documents and require him/her to appear in person before a Consular Officer for interview and to comply with consular requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • VISA APPLICATION FORM
  • Original Notice of Admission (NOA) of the school, with clear impression of the educational institution’s dry seal 
  • Original Certificate Admission of Eligibility (CEA) issued by the Commission for Higher Education (CHED), if enrolled in courses or programs where restrictions may exist due to shortage of facilities, as in Medicine or Dentistry
  • Police clearance issued by the national police authorities in the student’s country of origin or legal residence, authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate with consular jurisdiction
  • Medical health certificate issued by an authorized physician including, but not limited to, standard-size chest x-ray, hepatitis B clearance

VISA FEE: Tk 25,500.00

EMPLOYMENT 9(G) | 47(A)(2)

Employees are enjoined to coordinate with their employers in the Philippines for the requirements. The Philippine Embassy will only issue visas upon receipt of authorization from Manila.

VISA FEE: Tk 40,800.00

BANGLADESHI NATIONALS WITH DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORTS

Those coming to the Philippines for temporary visits (tourism, pleasure, attending seminars, conferences, meetings) may enter without entry visas for a period of thirty (30) days. 

Those who are proceeding for assignment in the Philippines may stay without visas for a period of thirty (30) days. After which, they are required to obtain the appropriate 9(e) visas and other necessary accreditation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) within thirty (30) days.  


III. ACCREDITED VISA AGENCIES IN BANGLADESH

 

PINOY Travels 

House No. 30, Road No. 1, Block A, Gulshan 1, Niketan, Gulshan-1, Dhaka
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Phone: 01711544185, 01552404705,
           +88 02 222283055 


Eastern View, Room No-8/10-11, 50 DIT Ext. Road, Naya Paltan, Motijheel, Dhaka-1000

Phone: 01919544185, 01319406062, 

            +88 02 58312438


Shikha Travels and Tours 


167/7 DIT Extension Road (4th Floor) Fakirapool, Motijheel, Dhaka 

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Phone: +8801819439031, +8801715305643, +8801889683317, 02-224401767,

            02- 224401768, 01785-942697, 01819-439031