Information on the Philippines and Manila

Entry requirements

Representatives and other participants are required to have a passport valid for at least six months and an entry visa (if required) for the Philippines.

Nationals of countries represented in the Regional Committee, with the exception of those listed below, are allowed to enter the Philippines without visas for a stay not exceeding 21 days, provided they hold valid tickets for their return journey to their port of origin or next port of destination.

Nationals of the following countries in the Region are required to secure entry visas to the Philippines:

  • China (if holding normal passport)
  • Nauru
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu

The following nationals are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa for a stay not exceeding seven days.

  • Hong Kong (SAR China)
  • Macao (SAR China)

For a stay of more than seven days, a visa is required.

Representatives having difficulty obtaining visa may kindly communicate immediately with:

Administrative Services Officer
World Health Organization
Regional Office for the Western Pacific
United Nations Avenue
12000 Manila, Philippines
Telephone: (+63 2) 528 9608
Facsimile: (+63 2) 521 1036

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