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Guidelines on the Entry of Temporary Visitors to the Philippines

Effective 01 August 2013, Russian nationals who are traveling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes are allowed to enter the Philippines 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.

 

List of countries whose nationals are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa for a period of stay of thirty (30) days or less (please click here) or click this link (https://www.dfa.gov.ph/index.php/site-administrator/visa-information)

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY VISA:

·         Personal appearance at the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy (see note below).

·         Duly accomplished visa application form (available in this website or at the Embassy)

·         Original passport valid for at least six (6) months prior to intended dates of travel to the Philippines, and photocopy of passport data page

·         One recent I.D. picture (4.5. cm x 3.5 cm)

·         Letter of invitation/guarantee from a Philippine national/company regarding the visit/travel to the Philippines

·         Copy of passport of inviting person (in case of personal invitation)

·         Copy of confirmed Airline/Hotel/Tour booking in the Philippines.

·         For Seamen, copy of data pages of Seaman’s Book

Note: For applicants from Belarus and Central Asian countries (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan), in lieu of personal appearance, special power of attorney in favor of an accredited tour operator. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONSULAR SECTION WILL NOT PROCESS INCOMPLETE OR IMPROPERLY ACCOMPLISHED FORMS FOR VISA APPLICATIONS

SCHEDULE OF FILING AND RELEASING

1.    Consular Hours:

Filing of visa applications and releasing of visas: Monday to Friday (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

2.    Processing time for applicants from the day all required documents are submitted:

a.    Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia : three (3) working days

b.    Central Asian countries (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan): five (5) working days

3.    Applicants will be advised as to the date of release of their visas after submission of all required documents and payment of the visa fees.

SCHEDULE OF VISA FEES (NON-REFUNDABLE)

·         Single Entry

Ø  valid for 3 months: US$40

·         Multiple Entry

Ø  valid for 6 months: US$80

Ø  valid for 1 year (prior approval from DFA Manila is required): US$120

·         Seaman / Aircrew Members: US$20

·         Transit

Ø  single-entry valid for 3 months: US$40

Payment of visa fees could be made in person or an authorized representative or through bank transfer to the Embassy’s account at:

                    Bank Name: Bank For Foreign Trade PJSC VTB, VTB Bank Branch in Moscow

                         Branch Address: Brodnikov Pereulok 4, Moscow, Russian Federation

    Account Name: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines

                             Address: Karmanitsky Pereulok 6/8, 121099 Moscow, Russian Federation

                       INN: 9909058413

                       KPP: 773860001

                       Dollar Account Number: 40807 840 8 0000 0000 261 (US Dollar)

                       Correspondent account: 30101810700000000187

                       BIC: 044525187

                       SWIFT: VTBRRUM2MSK

PHILIPPINE HONORARY CONSULATES

Residents of St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia nationals can apply for non-immigrant visas at the following consulates:

PHILIPPINE HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL (Vladivostok)

St. Admirala Fokina 20, 5th Floor

Vladivostok, Russia 690091

Tel. No. (+4232) 213-51; 209-06

Fax No. (+4232) 246-94

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PHILIPPINE HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL (Minsk)

11 Ignatenko Street, 220035

Minsk, Republic of Belarus

Tel/ Fax No. (+37517) 2783198 / 2783281

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PHILIPPINE HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL (St. Petersburg)

Business Center “SENTRAKO”

Bolshoy Prospect, 103 Vasilievsky Ostrov,

199106 St. Petersburg, Russia

Tel No. (+7 53-812) 326-1355

Fax No. (+7 53-812) 326-1357

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PHILIPPINE HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL (Yerevan)

Charents St. 25

Yerevan, Armenia 0025

Tel No. (+37410) 552614

Fax No. (+37410) 556183

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