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3 passport requirements Visa- Checklist of Requirements as of 12 January 2022 

 

 

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Philippine Visa Online Portal

 

This is a portal for the INITIAL submission of your visa application ONLY. Submitting your application form through this portal does NOT mean your visa is already in process. Once you have submitted your application through this portal, please send the signed generated visa application form, including the appropriate documents based on your category, by registered mail (Einschreiben) to the Philippine Embassy at the following address:

 

 

Visa Section
The Philippine Embassy
Kirchenfeldstrasse 73
3005 Bern

 

IN VIEW OF THE CURRENT GLOBAL PANDEMIC, this online portal only accommodates applications for SINGLE ENTRY 9(a) TEMPORARY VISITORS VISA VALID FOR THREE (3) MONTHS, FROM QUALIFIED FOREIGN NATIONALS AS ENUMERATED BELOW:

 

QUALIFIED FOREIGN NATIONALS

 

FOREIGN NATIONALS WHOSE FILIPINO SPOUSE IS CURRENTLY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Documentary Requirements:


1. Signed Application Form for Non-Immigrant Visa generated from the Philippine Visa Online Portal (https://www.visa.gov.ph/);


2. Original and one (1) copy of Passport/Travel Document Valid for at least six (6) months beyond the intended period of stay in the Philippines;


3. Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Statistics Authority-issued Certificate of Marriage (if married in the Philippines) or Swiss Civil Registry issued Certificate of Marriage Apostilled by appropriate Cantonal Authorities;


4. Barangay Certification stating that the Filipino spouse is currently residing in the Philippines
5. CHF 40.00 (inclusive of overtime payment);


6. Return envelope with CHF 6.30 worth of stamps.


FOREIGN NATIONALS WHOSE MINOR FILIPINO CHILD IS CURRENTLY IN THE PHILIPPINES


Documentary Requirements:


1. Signed Application Form for Non-Immigrant Visa generated from the Philippine Visa Online Portal (https://www.visa.gov.ph/);


2. Original and one (1) copy of Passport/Travel Document Valid for at least six (6) months beyond the intended period of stay in the Philippines;

3. Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Statistics Authority-issued Certificate of Live Birth (if minor child is born in the Philippines) or Swiss Civil Registry issued Birth Certificate Apostilled by appropriate Cantonal Authorities;


4. Barangay Certification stating that the minor Filipino child is currently residing in the Philippines;


5. Notarized Letter of Invitation from the biological mother/legal guardian of the child;

6. CHF 40.00 (inclusive of overtime payment);


7. Return A4 size envelope with CHF 6.50 worth of stamps.


FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO HAVE BEEN ISSUED WITH ENTRY EXEMPTION DOCUMENT

Documentary Requirements:


1. Signed Application Form for Non-Immigrant Visa generated from the Philippine Visa Online Portal (https://www.visa.gov.ph/);


2. Original and one (1) copy of Passport/Travel Document Valid for at least six (6) months beyond the intended period of stay in the Philippines;


3. Copy of the Entry Exemption Document;


4. CHF 40.00 (inclusive of overtime payment);


5. Return envelope with CHF 6.30 worth of stamps.


FOREIGN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS/MEMBERS OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION

Please contact the Philippine Embassy at 031 350 17 17 for instructions on how to proceed
with the visa application.

 

 

If you wish to proceed with your visa application, please click the link below:

https://www.visa.gov.ph/

 

For instructions on how to accomplish the Philippine Visa Online Portal, please click
the link below:

 

Instructions On How To Accomplish The Philippine Visa Online Portal

 

 

 

 

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Visas are endorsements denoting that the holder is permitted to proceed to the Philippines.

Nationals from 151 countries (including Switzerland and Liechtenstein) with visa-free privilege can stay in the Philippines for up to 30 days provided that nationals from these countries are in possession of a national passport valid for at least six months and a return ticket to the country of origin or onward ticket to the next country of destination.

A list of the countries eligible for the visa-free privilege may be obtained from the DFA website at www.dfa.gov.ph.  Brazil and Israel remain eligible for 59-day visa free entry in line with existing bilateral agreements with the Philippines.

 Indian-passport holders may enter the Philippines visa-free for fourteen (14) days, which can be extended by another seven (7) days for a maximum of twenty-one (21) days provided that he is:

 

 1. In possession of a valid US, Japanese, Australian, Canadian, Schengen, Singaporean, or UK visa, or a permanent residence permit;

 2. His national passport is valid for at least six (6) months beyond his intended stay in the Philippines;

 3. In possession of a return or onward ticket to the next country of destination; and

 4. Without  derogatory  record  with  the  Philippine  Bureau  of Immigration (BI), the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA), and the International Police (Interpol).

 The above is implemented at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminals 1, 2, 3, & 4.

 Said admission will be non-convertible to other visa categories.

 

Non-Immigrant Visa (Temporary stay for business and pleasure/ Tourist Visa)

 

Non-Quota Immigrant Visa

 

 

 

Notes

1. Children travelling with parent

A child included in the parent's passport are also required to submit a separate application form, photograph, and visa fee.

2. Waiver of exclusion ground for children below 15

Children who are below 15 years old are required to be accompanied by one or both parents. A child, who is below 15 years old and travelling to the Philippines alone (not accompanied by either parent) or not joining a parent in the Philippines,  must obtain a Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG).

Please contact the Embassy for the requirements for the issuance of a WEG.

3. Visa validity and maximum period of stay

Tourist visas have a validity of either 3 months, 6 months, or 1 year from the date the visa is issued. The validity period is the time within which the bearer can enter thePhilippines.

         Single-Entry Visa valid for three (3) months

This visa will allow the holder a single entry to the Philippines.  The holder must enter the Philippines within 3 months from the date the visa was issued.   Upon arrival in the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration may stamp fifty-nine (59) days, allowing the holder to stay for this period (59) days.

        Multiple-Entry Visa valid for six (6) months or one (1) year

This visa will allow the holder multiple entry to the Philippines for a period of six (6) months or year beginning on the date the visa was issued and valid for entry for six (6) months or one (1) year.

Every time the holder enters the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration may stamp fifty-nine (59) days, allowing the holder to stay for this period (59 days).  Possession of a multiple-entry visa for six (6) months or one (1) year does not mean that the holder can stay in the Philippines for more than 59 days.

4. Tourists who wish to stay for more than 59 days

Tourists who have entry visas to the Philippines but wish to stay for more than fifty-nine (59) days may extend their stay at the Bureau of Immigration.  They may request information regarding extension procedures with the immigration officer at the airport upon arrival in the Philippines.

Further Information

Filipinos who wish to travel to Switzerland, please contact the Swiss Embassy in Manila at http://www.eda.admin.ch/manila.

For further information, please contact the Philippine Embassy at Tel. 031 / 350 1717, Fax 031 / 352 2602, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Other Visas

 Click here for Special Investors Resident Visa

 Click here for Special Retirees Resident Visa

 

Notes: 
 
Consular clients are required to enclose a self-addressed envelope with stamp worth at least CHF6.50 along with their consular documents for pre-evaluation and processing of the Consular Section. Please purchase the stamps at your local Post Office.