DUBAI: Philippines citizens can now travel to more than 60 countries without applying for visa, ranking 69th in the 2013 Visa Restrictions Index by international residence and citizenship planning company Henley and Partners.
Citizens of countries such as the United Kingdom, Finland and Sweden, can visit up to 173 countries without requiring any visa, Emirates 24/7 reported.
The countries were ranked according to the number of nations their citizens can access with just a passport and no visa.
Here is a list-
Asian Countries, member of ASEAN – (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) In a reciprocity visa free agreement among member nations within the ASEAN:
Brunei Darussalam – 14 days
Cambodia – 21 days
Indonesia – 30 days
Laos – 30 days
Malaysia – 30 days
Singapore – 30 days
Thailand – 30 days
Vietnam – 21 days
Asian Countries, Non-ASEAN member
Azerbaijan – 30 days, visa issued on arrival
China, Shenzhen – There’s a 7 days visa if arriving from Hong Kong, and is valid in Shenzhen area only.
Hong Kong – 14 days validity
India – 30 days visa issued on arrival
Iran – 15 days, must obtain an e-visa pre-approval code from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israel – 90 days
Laos – 21 days, visa on arrival
Macau – 30 days
Maldives – 30 days visa issued upon arrival
Myanmar – 21 days
Mongolia – 21 days
Nepal – 21 days visa issued on arrival
Republic of Georgia – 90 days visa will be issued upon arrival, 360 days visa free to those who have temporary residence of Qatar, Oman,
Bahrain and Kuwait
South Korea – 30 days, if arriving at Jeju Island or after visiting Korea 4 times with visa
Sri Lanka – 30 days, but must get an Electronic Visa Authorization prior to departure.
Taiwan – 30 days, if holding a permanent residence certificate or an unexpired visa from: Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Schengen countries, United Kingdom or United States. And must register online athttps://nas.immigration.gov.tw/nase/ prior to arrival.
Timor-Leste (a.k.a. East Timor)- 30 day visa is issued at the Dili airport and seaport
Burundi – 21 days
Cape Verde Islands – 21 days
Comoros – 21 days
Djibouti – 30 day visa issued on arrival
Gambia – visa issued upon arrival
Kenya – 90 days visa issued on arrival
Madagascar – 90 days visa issued on arrival
Morocco – 90 days
Mozambique – 30 days visa issued on arrival
Saint Helena – visa issued upon arrival
Seychelles – 30 days, must show sufficient funds & proof of accommodation
Tanzania – visa issued on arrival
Togo (Togolese Republic) – 7 days, visa issued on arrival. Requires yellow fever vaccination
Uganda – 90 day visa issued on arrival at Entebbe Airport
Zambia – 90 days visa issued on arrival
Costa Rica – 30 days Visitor’s Permit issued upon arrival
Nicaragua – 90 days visa issued on arrival