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Travelling to the Philippines

Travelling with Expired Passports


As a general rule, all incoming foreign passengers must be in possession of travel documents valid for at least six (6) months beyond their intended stay in the Philippines. However, the Bureau of Immigration of the Philippines may allow admission after primary inspection of the following incoming passengers with no fine imposed on the carrier/airline:

1. Foreign nationals entering the Philippines with passports valid for less than six (6) months 2. Filipinos with expired passports who are unable to renew their travel document due to the absence of a consular establishment in their place of legal residence or for emergency reasons.

Canadian nationals traveling with expired passports will not be allowed entry and will immediately be returned to their port of origin amd the carrier/airline will be imposed a fine of Fifty thousand (PhP50,000.00) Pesos per passenger.

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