I am a Philippines passport holder working in Kazakhstan. From Kazakhstan I would like to fly to USA but I will have a 2 hour and 30 minute layover in Amsterdam AMS Airport.

Do I need an airport transit visa?


Only nationals of the following countries need transit visas in Schengen countries like the Netherlands:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka

The Philippines, as you see, is not on the list.

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  • I don't think your list is correct (the list also differs between member states – notably citizens of the Philippine would need an airport transit visa for French airports). – neo May 11 '16 at 6:47

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