Philippines visa requirements for Chadians

Travel and visa requirements

Filipino Visa is not required for Chadians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Chad travelling to the Philippines are not required to visa for a stay up to 30 days.
  • Visitors are required to possess passports valid for the proposed duration of stay.
  • Visitors are expected to leave at least a blank page on their passports to obtain entry stamps.
  • Visitors are only allowed currencies with the equivalent of 50,000 pesos/$10,000 on entry and exit.
  • It is necessary for Chad citizens to provide the International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.
  • Visitors must provide a return ticket to their home country or an onward ticket to another country.
  • Visitors are required to supply proof of travel arrangements by presenting a computer-generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency.
  • The estimated flight time from N'Djamena, Chad to the Philippines is 14 hours, 48 minutes.
  • Philippines is currently on the Philippine Standard Time zone in the Philippines (GMT+8) which puts the Philippines 7 hours ahead of Chad.
  • Trafficking in the Philippines is non-bailable and the maximum penalty is life imprisonment.
  • If you intend to enter the Philippines with a prescribed controlled substance (for example, medical marijuana), obtain clearance from the Philippine government first. 
  • Vehicles used within the Philippines include bus, lorries, trucks and ferries. Taxis are the recommended form of public transportation for visitors.
  • Drugs or substances used for contraception are banned from entry into the Philippines.
  • Visitors are allowed to possess printed materials that may be indecent, pornographic or subversive.
  • Explosives, firearms and firearm parts, replicas and ammunition are prohibited in the country.
  • Gambling machines and articles such as lottery sweepstakes tickets, coin-operated video machines, jackpot or pinball machines are not allowed entry.
  •  An import permit is required for importing all fruits, vegetables, plants and planting materials regardless of quantity if they are not accompanied by valid quarantine papers.
  • The Philippines is the world's 5th largest island country with an area of 300,000 km2.
  • Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands.
  • The country is known to be a significant location for human anthropology as the remains of the earliest men are found on the Island.
  • Most of the mountainous islands are covered in tropical rainforest and volcanic in origin.
  • The country is estimated to have the second-largest gold deposits after South Africa giving credence to the talk that the Philippines was the Biblical Ophir.
  • The Philippines' rainforests and its extensive coastlines make it home to a diverse range of birds, plants, animals, and sea creatures such as palm civet cat, the dugong, the cloud rat and the Philippine Tarsier.
  • The Philippines has a tropical maritime climate that is usually hot and humid. There are three seasons: tag-init or tag-araw, the hot dry season or summer from March to May; tag-ulan, the rainy season from June to November; and tag-lamig, the cool dry season from December to February.
  • Buses, jeepneys, taxis, and motorized tricycles are commonly available in major cities and towns.
  • The country's rich biodiversity is one of the main tourist attractions with its beaches, mountains, rainforests, islands and diving spots among the most popular tourist destinations.
  • Filipino and English are the official languages of the country.
  • The Philippines is an officially secular state, although Christianity is the dominant faith with  Islam being the second-largest religion.
  • Unlike many Asians, most Filipinos do not eat with chopsticks; they use Western cutlery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit the Philippines?

The Philippines has dangerous spots where violence tends to occur and areas that are generally considered safe. Most other parts of the nation are generally considered as safe as other places in Southeast Asia.

Can I drink tap water in the Philippines?

In Metro Manila, it is not advisable to drink tap water. Although it may be safe as it can be used for cleaning or brushing your teeth, people do not really use it for drinking as it may be contaminated. But if tap water is your only choice, you can still do so as long as you purify it.

What is the capital of the Philippines?

Manila is the capital and chief city of the Philippines. The city is the centre of the country's economic, political, social, and cultural activity. It is located on the island of Luzon and spreads along the eastern shore of Manila Bay at the mouth of the Pasig River.

Can I extend my stay in the Philippines?

You can extend your stay in the Philippines for 29 more days after the initial 30-day by applying for a visa waiver at the office of the Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines.