Citizens of 157 countries can enter the Philippines visa-free for tourism/business purposes. Check out the full list of visa-free countries and a maximum length of stay for your nationality.
If you are a German passport-holder and wish to travel to the Philippines for tourism/business, you are eligible for the visa-free privilege provided that your stay in the Philippines does not exceed thirty (30) days.
Citizens of countries not mentioned in the above list must apply for a visa.
If you are eligible for visa-free entry, you must still be able to present, at the Philippine borders, the following documents:
- Your passport valid for at least six (6) months after the applicant’s date of departure from the Philippines; and
- An outbound flight ticket.
If you are eligible for visa-free entry into the Philippines but wish to stay longer than 30 days, you may apply for a Temporary Visitors’ Visa from the Consulate prior to your flight, or for an extension of your stay at the nearest Philippine Immigration office at least one week before the initial visa-free stay ends.
Minors under fifteen (15) years old traveling without his/her parent must secure a Waiver-of-Exclusion-Ground.
All travelers to the Philippines, including those who may enter visa-free, must comply with applicable health protocols. Please check the ADVISORY section of this website or the IATF website for the most up-to-date health protocols.
NON-IMMIGRANT TOURIST VISA – 9(A)
(3) months, six (6) months, or one (1) year.
Check if you are a member of the list of visa-free countries . If your application for single / multiple entry visas and express processing is not applicable.
The Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt wants to accept passports and read passports for visa applications. Non-machine readable passports (hand-scripted passports) will not be accepted for visa applications.
If you intend to get a visa or visa, you want to get a visa and then apply for a visa.
The single entry visa costs € 33.00 and has a 3-month validity. This means you have to travel to the Philippines within three months from the date of issuance of the visa. For example, if your visa was issued on 1 January 2015, you have to arrive in the Philippines on or before 1 April 2015. This type of temporary visa only allows you to stay in the Philippines for a maximum period of 59 days.
Visa Required Nationals – Single Entry Temporary Visa (normal visa) € 44.00 and has a 3-month validity.
The Multiple Entry Temporary Visa (6 Months) for German / EU nationals
The Multiple Entry Temporary Visa with a six (6) month validity costs € 66.00. During the six (6) month validity period. However, for each visit, you can stay for 59 consecutive days in the Philippines.
The Multiple Entry Temporary Visa (1 Year) for German / EU nationals
The Multiple Entry Temporary Visa with a one (1) year validity costs € 99.00 and may be used for business or tourism purposes by those who visit the Philippines. He is going to work in the Philippines. Similarly, this type of visa allows you to enter and exit the Philippines during the one (1) year validity period. Again, for each visit, you can stay for 59 consecutive days in the Philippines.
Philippines Consulate person/company/agency in the Philippines For the purpose of obtaining a multiple entry visa to the Philippines for tourism purposes. Only if approved by the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila. In this respect, they are informed that they have made their approval.
For more details, please see the Philippine Consulate General for more details.
The visa fee must be in cash if the application is submitted in person.
If you wish to send your visa application by post or courier service, please use the following bank details for your payment and send a copy of the proof of payment (Überweisungsbeleg):
BANK DETAILS OF THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN FRANKFURT
Account Name: Generalkonsulat Philippinen
IBAN: DE76 1004 0000 0263 7106 02
Bank Name: Commerzbank AG
In making payments/deposits for the account of the Philippine Consulate General, please indicate the following during your transfer:
- Reference: Applicant’s Full Name and Contact Details
- Type of Consular Service: (For example, Visa or Authentication)
Please be advised that the Consulate implements the “NO REFUND POLICY” on fees paid by applicants for actual services rendered by the Consulate. Visa fees will not be refunded if the application is denied or the visa is approved after the applicant’s scheduled departure date.
When making the payment through bank transfer, please pay the EXACT AMOUNT as change will not be given. “Actual services rendered” include, but are not limited to, services rendered from receipt of documents for review by the Consular Officer or, in case of payment, from the time of its receipt, and not merely restricted to the issuance of document. Fees for unserviced applications/applications no longer pursued are non-refundable.