Vietnamese visa for Philippine citizens

A visa is NOT required for Philippine passport holders visiting Vietnam for a short-term stay: 21 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Philippine citizens to enter Vietnam for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 21 days
Evisa Vietnam e-visa for Philippine citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Vietnam visa on arrival for Philippine citizens Not Available

Vietnam tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Philippine passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Vietnam.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Vietnam.

If you are looking for Vietnam visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Philippines, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Vietnam nearest your place of residence.

  • Manila: The Embassy of Vietnam in Manila, Philippines (Working hours: Close now)

Vietnam visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Vietnam diplomatic mission offices to Philippines for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Philippines traveling to Vietnam from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Philippines) estimated Change (%)
2008 10,590 N/A
2009 9,368 -11.54%
2010 12,625 34.77%
2011 0 -100.00%
2012 99,192 %
2013 100,501 1.32%
2014 103,403 2.89%
2015 99,757 -3.53%
2016 110,967 11.24%
2017 133,543 20.34%
2018 151,641 13.55%
2019 179,190 18.17%
2020 36,969 -79.37%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Vietnam & Philippines comparison

Vietnam's area is approximately 310,070 km2 (119,718 sq mi), while the area of Philippines is approximately 298,170 km2 (115,124 sq mi). This means Philippines is 3.99% smaller than Vietnam.

As of September 2021, Vietnam's population is ~161.2 million people - 55,011,594 fewer people than the population of Philippines.

We have highlighted Vietnam & Philippines’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Vietnam Philippines Difference
Population (est 2021) 161,163,351 216,174,945 55.0 million fewer people live in Vietnam than Philippines
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 96 87 Vietnam has 9 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Philippines.
Travel freedom (2021) 21 30 Vietnam passport holders visit 9 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 107 131 Vietnamese hosts 24 fewer foreign missions than Philippines.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Philippines travel to Vietnam in one year?

The number of visitors from Philippines visiting Vietnam in 2020 was approximately 36,969.

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