PH Passport Ranks 82nd Most Powerful Passport, Can Access 66 Destinations Visa-Free

The Philippine Passport | IMG SOURCE: Gulf Insider

MANILA, Philippines– The Philippine passport was named as the 82nd most powerful passport out of 116 nations in the 2021 Henley Passport Index released this week.

The annual list made by London-based research firm Henley & Partners ranks all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.

Asian nations Japan, Singapore, and South Korea secured the top 3 spots this year, while Afghanistan landed at the bottom.

Earlier this year, the country had a higher place, ranking 77th. For the past two years, it was in the 74th spot.

Philippine passport holders can access 66 travel destinations without a visa.

Here is a list of destinations where Philippine passport holders can travel visa free.

ASIA/OCEANIA

VISA-FREE
  • Taiwan – 14 days (they just extended their visa-free program for Filipinos until July 2020!)
  • Singapore – 30 days
  • Indonesia – 30 days
  • Malaysia – 30 days
  • Hong Kong – 14 days
  • Macau – 30 days
  • Fiji – 4 months
  • Thailand – 30 days
  • Vietnam – 21 days
  • Myanmar – 14 days
  • Micronesia – 30 days
  • Israel – 90 days
  • Mongolia – 21 days
  • Laos – 30 days
  • Cambodia – 21 days
  • Brunei – 14 days
  • Vanuatu – 30 days
  • Palestinian Territories
VISA ON ARRIVAL/E-VISA APPLICATION
  • The Marshall Islands – 90 days
  • Palau – 30 days
  • Papua New Guinea – 60 days
  • Armenia – 120 days
  • Georgia
  • India – 60 days and must arrive through designated air/seaports
  • Iran – 30 days
  • Kyrgyzstan – 1 month, with visa on arrival available at Manas International Airport
  • The Maldives – 30 days
  • Nepal – 90 days
  • Sri Lanka – 30 days
  • Timor-Leste – 30 days
  • Tajikistan – 45 days, arrival at Dushanbe International Airport
  • Samoa – 60 days
  • Tuvalu – 1 month

AMERICAS

VISA-FREE
  • Bolivia – 90 days
  • Brazil – 90 days
  • Colombia – 90 days with an available 90-day extension
  • Ecuador – 90 days
  • Peru – 183 days
  • Suriname – 90 days
  • Costa Rica – 30 days with available extensions of up to 90 days
  • Haiti – 3 months
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines – 1 month
VISA ON ARRIVAL/E-VISA
  • Nicaragua – 90 days
  • Dominica – 21 days
  • Saint Lucia – 6 weeks
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis – 30 days
  • Trinidad and Tobago

AFRICA

VISA-FREE
  • The Ivory Coast – 90 days
  • Morocco – 90 days
  • Gambia – 90 days
  • Rwanda – 90 days
VISA ON ARRIVAL/E-VISA
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros – 45 days
  • Djibouti – 31 days
  • Guinea-Bissau – 90 days
  • Kenya – 3 months
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi – 90 days
  • Mauritania – visa available on arrival at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport
  • Mauritius – 60 days
  • Mozambique – 30 days
  • Somalia – 30 days
  • Togo – 7 days
  • Uganda
  • Gabon
  • Lesotho
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Zambia
  • ZimbabwE

EUROPE

VISA ON ARRIVAL/E-VISA
  • Russia – 8 days, exclusive to Kaliningrad Oblast and Leningrad region

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