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Business Visa  |  Philippines


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

::    One blank visa page in passport

::    Copy of passport information page

::    One recent passport photograph

The photograph must have been taken within the last six months and should be signed on the front, along the bottom edge. 

::    Completed application form

Applicants must complete the form using BLOCK CAPITALS only.

It must also be signed and stamped by a notary public or solicitor as proof that your signature is genuine.

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, document on company letterhead, addressed to the embassy. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in the Philippines, and confirm acceptance of moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in the Philippines. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, the purpose of your visit, and confirm source of financial responsibility.

::    Proof of address

Please provide proof of your UK residential address, for instance a recent utility bill or copy of your driving license.




Please click here to view a list of nationals who DO NOT require a visa to enter the Philippines.



Additional Information


The maximum duration of stay on any one visit is 59 days. Applicants from certain countries may be restricted to a stay of 30 days.

Former Philippine nationals and their immediate family members may be eligible to travel without a visa. Please contact us if you require further information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(3 working days)


Single entry visa (3 months): £28

Multiple entry visa (6 months): £55

Multiple entry visa (1 year): £82

Handling fee:  £80



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