How Much Do Visas Cost For Filipinos?

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Traveling is just one of the many ways how Filipinos take their minds off of stress. Some love traveling just inside the country while others have a thirst for seeing and learning cultures of different countries.

Know how much travel visas cost for Filipinos
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The latter would be much more difficult as some countries require travel visas from Filipinos. Without all the problems of documentary requirements, eligibility requirements, and all headaches, we’ll be telling you how much visas cost for Filipinos.

Read: New Zealand Waives Visa Application Fee for Filipino Visitors

Why do countries require visa?

A visa is a document that pertains to that country allowing you to enter their territories. Oftentimes, visas are thought to be such a headache for us. However, it actually holds a much more purposeful impact.

Depending on the country, you might be asked more than what you have expected. But the real reasons why some countries require visas are because:

Read: How to Apply for a Student Visa to Study in the United States

  • To be aware of the circumstances of applicants financially
  • To know how they are in terms of their health
  • Insurance or in making sure that they’re traveling back to their countries (travel visas)
  • Security purposes

Although it’s unpleasant to even read, some countries don’t require visas if you’re staying there for only one (1) week or two (2). Nevertheless, we’ll be helping you out by listing major countries who asks for visas from Filipinos.

Importance of knowing how much visas cost for Filipinos

You might think “I’d know how much a travel visa is if I ask.” It’s actually not that easy. That’s why we saved you a lot of time, effort, and hassle by listing down how much travel visas are for specific countries.

Read: How to set an Appointment for US Visa application in the Philippines

NOTE: These prices are base visa prices – the price may go up and down depending on how you’ll apply. This article is for the sole purpose of making travelers aware of how much the base price of visas are.

  • Austria – P3,498 + P1,749 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Australia- P5,700 + P659 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Canada – P3,843 (CAD $100) + P3,267 (CAD $85) (for Biometrics)
  • Belgium – P3,660 + P1,260 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Czech Republic – P3,450 + P700 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • China – P1,400 (Single-entry visa to mainland China)
  • Finland – P3,600 + P1,670 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Denmark – P3,745 + P585 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Germany – P3,480 + P960 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • France – P3,381 (€60)
  • Iceland – P3,381 (€60) + P1,535 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Hungary – P3,601 + P100 (via BDO Bank Transfer)
  • Greece – P3,490
  • Japan – P1,450 (Single-entry visa to Japan)
  • Ireland – €60 or P3,381
  • Italy – €27 or P1,521
  • Luxembourg – P3,660 + P1,260 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • South Korea – P500 to P2,000 (travel agency fees)
  • New Zealand – P7,250 +825 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • The Netherlands – PP3,420 + 901 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Poland – P3,420 + P901 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Norway – P3,381 + P1,535 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • Sweden – P6,490
  • Spain – P3,590 + P930 (service charge) (via BLS International)
  • South Africa – Visa is free for travels less than 30 days (one month) + P2,000 (service charge) (via VFS Global Logistics Service)
  • United Arab Emirates – Price varies depending on the length of stay (P590 to P11,980)
  • Switzerland – P3,700
  • United States of America (USA) – Price varies depending on length of stay (P8,640 to P14,310)
  • United Kingdom (UK) – P6,438 (£95.00)

Read: How to Apply for a Visa to Dubai – Requirements and Procedure

What should I do?

If you are interested in traveling to any of the countries we listed above, we’re glad to have helped you solve your problem of knowing how much visas cost for Filipinos. Take note that these prices are base prices – if you are staying longer, it can be more expensive; if you’re entering with a purpose, the price may change.

The best thing to do is to contact the embassy and tell them that you’re interested in applying for a visa to be able to travel and enter their country. Most of the time, the requirements you’d need to prepare would be:

Read: Requirements and Procedure for Visa Application in United Kingdom

  • Legal Documents
    • PSA-Certified Birth Certificate
    • Valid Philippine Passport
    • Marriage Document (if available)
  • Employment Documents
    • Payslips
    • Certificate of Employment (CoE)
  • Financial Accounts (savings/checking account)

The requirements may differ from each country and to make sure, contact the embassy to know what they need from you.

Read: How to Apply for a Tourist Visa in South Korea

Traveling is a way to release stress but if you are traveling to foreign countries, it is important that you’re aware of how much visas cost for Filipinos. Reading about it on different websites can confuse you; we’ve saved you that hassle.

NOTE: The prices of foreign currencies are based on the conversion rate on the date of writing.

 


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