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Questions tagged [filipino-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with Republic of the Philippines passports.

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Name too long for e-ticket. Should I be worried?

I recently bought a ticket for my whole family online. I have a daughter who is almost a year old. Everything's fine, but then I noticed that they cut her name short. Here is the example of the name (...
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At which embassy should I apply for a Schengen visa when staying a few days in several countries?

I'm planning to go to Germany on Sept 6-8, then Netherlands on Sept 8-11 and exit Switzerland on Sept 11-14. My question is: Which embassy do I need to apply for the Schengen visa? The number of ...
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I overstayed in US for over 9 years. When can I apply for a visa again?

I came to the US in 2002 on a tourist visa after I got my US visa multiple entry in the Philippines. I was able to find a job in the US and stayed for over 9 years. I had no bad record and worked ...
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How can I avoid being stopped when exiting Phillipines by Immigration and/or being refused boarding by airline because of paperwork issues?

I am going to Sweden to spend the Christmas and New Year with my Swedish boyfriend, for 16 days. I am employed and have traveled to other countries before (although always with my family; this is the ...
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As a Philippine passport holder, can I transfer from Heathrow terminal five to three without a visa? [duplicate]

I would like to know if I need a transit visa if I transfer from Heathrow terminal 5 to three. I will only be staying there two hours as I will be flying to Geneva. I am a Philippine passport holder.
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27 hours layover in Dubai and no valid visa

I will be going home from Egypt to Philippines on Oct 21 to 23 with layover in Dubai on Oct 22 for almost 27 hours. Online visa application was no longer available since I logged the request late. ...
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I'm traveling to Dubai with my son to visit his father, however we're not married. Would this cause any issues?

My son and I will visit Dubai. His father is working there but we are not married. Is there any problem specially with my son if his parents were not married? Edit (not from OP) to transfer some ...
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Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

I'm from the Philippines, and I plan on travelling to the UK with my sister to visit a relative. I have just submitted my visa application and have already paid online, when I noticed that I've made ...
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Passport renewal and six-month rule

I am currently holding a Philippine passport, which expires on April 2019. I hold a residence permit right now, which is "valid" way beyond this date. I live in France and might be moving to the ...
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Do I need to get a transit visa for a layover at a Canadian airport? [duplicate]

I am a Philippine passport holder and I'm planning to travel to St Vincent and the Grenadines this month. Do I need to get a transit visa during my layover at Toronto and Port of Spain?
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Renew passport with visa

My wife's passport will expire in May 2013 but we are planning on going to Spain at the end of December. I read that you need a passport with at least 6 months validity so I'm wondering if she can ...
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Mexican visa with Philippine passport + UK Residence card + married to Spanish citizen

I would like to know if anybody can advise me how to proceed with this matter. My wife is from the Philippines, and in the future we would like to visit Mexico. As far as I know I don't need visa as ...
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Schengen visa stamped on my expired passport with valid UAE residence visa

I am from Philippines working in Dubai, I recently applied for Schengen visa going to Italy, I submitted 2 passports as one of the required documents (renewed and expired since my valid UAE residence ...
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9hour layover in Paris. Can I go out of the airport?

I am a Philippine passport holder with a permanent visa in Canada. I have a Schengen short stay visa and will be travelling to Prague in two weeks on one ticket through Air France with a 9-hour ...
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Can I go to China after I overstayed in Hong Kong?

I'm a Philippine citizen. I overstayed in Hong Kong last year for 9 months. I just came back here. I am planning to go with my boyfriend to China for 10 days. Can I apply for a tourist visa in China ...
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Do I need visa for a long layover in Korea? [duplicate]

I'm a Filipino working in Canada as a temporary foreign worker. I'm going back to Philippines this coming Dec and my flight have to stop over in Korea for 16 hours. I would like to see my husband who ...
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When applying for a Schengen visa, how do I prove that my employer/company will pay all my costs?

I'm Filipino by nationality and have been working in Saudi Arabia for more than 3 years. I've already started working on the requirements for getting a Schengen visa. The company/employer will be the ...
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Can you travel to Northern Cyprus without a Turkish visa?

I am a Philippines citizen, holding an ordinary passport, and I'm married to an American. We will be going to Northern Cyprus (KKTC/TRNC). I can get a visa for Northern Cyprus at the airport. However,...
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Can a Filipino visiting the UK on a visitor visa travel to Paris on Eurostar?

Or do they need a separate visa for a day trip to France as well? The UK visa is a standard tourist visa in a Philippines passport. I couldn't find the answer on any other websites, other than the ...
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Filipino citizen married to UK citizen, both US Green Card holders, traveling to France - visa needed?

I'm a Filipino citizen and my husband is a British citizen. Both of us have US Green Cards (Permanent Resident visas). We are going to visit my husband's family in the UK in July. While were are ...
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How to enter the UK during a layover as a Filipino citizen?

My friend and I are working in Riyadh. We are Filipino by nationality and passport. We have Schengen visas because we will be travelling around Schengen territories. On our return to Saudi Arabia, we ...
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What should I put under Savings and Investments in the UK Visa application?

In the UK Visa application form, the question asks: Total Monthly Income from Savings and Investments. Do I put my total savings balance or the interest I receive from the savings? For example, in the ...
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Germany Immigration Officers Arrival interview questions

I would like to ask how the immigration officers are going to ask or what they will require once I land in Berlin. I have traveled before outside the country but this is my first time travelling as an ...
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Korea: Visa required to go to the city while in transit in Seoul for a Philippine citizen?

Hi I'm traveling to Uzbekistan and have 12 hours layover in Seoul via Korean Airlines. Do I need a visa to go out of the airport for sightseeing? I'm a Philippine passport holder.
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Long lay over in Seoul. Do I need a visa as a Filipino citizen?

I'm a Filipino immigrant from USA about to visit home in December. I have a 14-hour lay over in Seoul, South Korea. Do I need a visa to leave the airport to do a little sightseeing?
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Applying for a Schengen Visa even though there's still an existing unused visa

I am a Philippines passport holder who is currently living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A few weeks ago, I applied for a Schengen visa and was approved (from Hungary). I previously intended to ...
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Can a US permanent Resident with an expiring Filipino passport traveling to Mexico be denied?

I am a US permanent resident with a Filipino passport and I will be traveling from US to Mexico City on March 13th. I just looked at my Filipino passport and saw that it expires on March 14th - one ...
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My Filipina girlfriend's visa application to visit the US

My girlfriend is in England right now and she is working there as a nurse. She is a Filipino Citizen and has lived in the UK for almost a year now on a working visa. She plans to visit me next year ...
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Do I need both a UK visa and a Schengen visa?

I am a Filipino Citizen working in Qatar and have a valid Residence Permit. I am planning to visit my wife's sister in the UK, and afterwards we are planning a Schengen tour with the other family ...
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Do we need a Schengen visa?

I get confused with all this. I am Norwegian living in the UK with my wife who has a UK resident card and a Phillipine passport. We plan to go to Spain for a holiday. Does she need a visa? we will ...
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US travel to Cuba via foreign passport

US citizens travelling to Cuba are restricted to a set of "reasons" for travel, of which tourism is not one. I have US-Philippines dual citizenship, and both passports. Would I just buy the ticket ...
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Refusal of UK Standard Visitor visa under v4.2(a)(c), v4.2 (e) and v4.3(a)(c) [duplicate]

I am a Filipino and have just been refused a UK Standard Visitor visa. My husband is British and currently working as a groundworker. It is so frustrating because the officer stated that my husband ...
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Expired Filipino passport with non-expired Kuwait visa — can I still use the visa?

At first, my Filipino passport will expire on Feb 2017, but my agency said it should be valid 2 years and above to file a visa in Kuwait, and then I filed an extension in DFA (Department of Foreign ...
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Can a Filipino with a green card exit a Japanese airport during a layover without needing a visa?

I am a citizen of the Philippines currently living in USA with a green card. I have a ticket to the Philippines with a layover of over 15 hours in Japan. With my status can I go outside the airport ...
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Can I leave Vancouver airport, flying from Manila, with a Philippine passport, valid Canadian Visa, with connecting flight to Montreal?

I have a Philippine passport with a valid Canadian Visa (multiple entry). I will be flying from Manila via Philippine Airlines to Vancouver and after a 5 hours will be on a connecting flight to ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Amsterdam going from Philippines to Greece, if travelling on a (government) official passport?

I hold an official Philippine passport (government official) and will travel from Manila to Athens through Amsterdam (transit). I do not need to get a visa for entry to Athens, Greece. Do I need to ...
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Traveling to the UK for business: do I need to show proof of funds?

I'm from Manila, Philippines and might be travelling to UK for business and training purposes for 4 to 6 weeks. Just want to know if we are required to show money or provide bank transactions? (Ex: ...
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Do Japanese residents need a visa for South Korea?

My husband and I live in Japan and we're planning to travel to South Korea this June. We both hold a Philippine passport with a long-term resident Japanese visa. Do we still have to apply for a visa ...
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Can I cancel my Kuwait visa and have it erased from their system?

I have an entry visa in Kuwait I want to cancel because my name is misspelled on that visa, and the employer didn't take any action almost 3 months ago. They cannot issue me a new visa because of that ...
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Ban for 5 years.. accused of using false documents

Am I able to apply for a marriage visa in Germany after being banned for 5 yrs?? Do I have a chance to enter Germany if I get married in my country? I am banned for 5 years after being accused of ...
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Do we need a visa for our transfer at Narita, Tokyo?

My wife and I have Filippina citizenship and we will arrive at Narita on Alitalia Airlines at 11 am on 28 Nov 2018, Then, we will get our luggage and transfer to another airlines bound for Cebu via ...
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How is the weather in Germany in June?

I'll be going to Berlin and Greifswald in June. As I am from a tropical country which hardly have any big difference on temperature and weather, I wonder how it would be during that month and consult ...
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Staying full six months using UK Standard Visitor visa

I'm planning to go to UK to visit my fiancé and stay with him for six months. We do not have plans to get married there yet, only to stay and live together longer than a month. I have visited him ...
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Two separate tickets for connecting flights

I am a Philippine passport holder. I will be flying from the Philippines to Cluj Napoca, Romania in the next few months. To save money, my employer will be booking two separate tickets for my flight. ...
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Can Filipino citizens get a visa upon arrival in South Korea?

I'm a Filipino citizen, and I am in Macau. Can I get visa upon arrival in South Korea (Seoul)?
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How to fix name spelling when flying on China Southern Airlines?

My aunt booked our tickets through an agency and accidentally misspelled my mother's name. It only lacked one letter, though, but i know it could get crazy at the airport. The agency asked us to ...
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Do I need a visa going to Amsterdam?

I'm a Filipino living here in Italy. I want to go to Amsterdam but I didn't know if I need a new Visa. I want to know if my visa here in Italy is also valid for Amsterdam. I'm a residence here in ...
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USA-Philippines flight via Toronto with US J1 visa

I am a J1 Visa holder of the United States and a Philippines passport holder. I have a layover flight of 22 hours at Toronto Canada. Will I be able to go out at the airport and look around and meet my ...
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Using my UK Multi Visit visa

I applied for a UK visa with the reason of "to renew my Philippine passport there in London as there is no longer a Philippine embassy here in Dublin." Then they issued me a multiple entry visit visa ...
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Applying for a Schengen visa from Greek embassy with an expired resident visa in Israel?

I'm Philippines passport holder and currently living in Israel. A few months ago my resident permit expired and I'm ready to go back home for good. My question is - can I apply for a Schengen visa in ...