PH Gov’t Requires Visas, Documents For Foreign Spouses, Children, Parents of Filipino Nationals

Effective Aug. 5, 2020, visitors related to a Filipino national are required to possess or secure the appropriate visas to be allowed entry to the Philippines. This includes:

  • Foreign spouses of Filipino nationals regardless of nationality
  • Foreign minor children, and foreign children with special needs
  • Foreign parents of minor Filipino children and of Filipino children with special needs regardless of age



This also includes former Filipinos who belong in the categories mentioned above, and are not dual citizens.

Visa applications shall be submitted for pre-processing through email via visa@phembassy-us.org. 


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