Dominica visa requirements for Filipinos
Travel and visa requirements
Dominican Visa is not required for Filipinos
Stay Duration: 21 days
- Dominica grants a visa-free to all Philippine citizens to come into the country and stay for a period of 21 days.
- You can extend your visa stay beyond the given days if you so wish. However, it incurs an extension fee.
- Your international passport must be valid for at least six (6) months from the expected date of entry into Dominica, and your passport should have at least two blank pages for necessary stampings.
- Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to cover their stay during their time in the country.
- A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Dominica and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay are needed.
- You are to pay an airport(embarkation) tax costing $21.00 USD when you are leaving the country's airport.
- Dominican Time Zone is the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4) which puts the Philippines 13 hours ahead of Dominica.
- The estimated flight time from Manila, Philippines to Roseau, Dominica is 1 day, 9 hours.
- Airlines traveling between the two countries are Philippines Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, Seaborne, Air Canada, LIAT, Korean Air, and Asiana.
- The country's telephone code is (+1767) available for all international and local calls or any other form of communication.
- English language is the official language spoken in Dominica, while some places in the country speak Kokoy dialect.
- Christianity dominates religions in Dominica. They consist majorly of Roman Catholics and Protestants. Islam, Buddhism, Baha'i, Hinduism make up the minority.
- The Eastern Caribbean dollar is the official currency in Dominica. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
- $60-$200 USD will cover your daily expenses in Dominica when you visit on tourism.
- Dominica has a tropical climate. It is usually hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
- Some of the special delicacies tourists can try while in Dominica include manicou, sorrel, codfish sandwich, and rum.
- Transportation in Dominica can be facilitated by taxis, car rentals and buses.
- Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.
- March to May when the peak season rush trickles out of the city is the most ideal time for tourists to visit Dominica.
- Type D and G are the power and socket plug types used in Dominica. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
- Dominican banks only operates on the weekdays. That is, the banks do not operate on weekends.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the national meals of Dominica?
Rice and peas, Stew chicken, Stew beef, fried and stewed fish etc... are the major foods eaten in Dominica
What is the official language spoken in Dominica?
English language is the official language spoken in Dominica, while some places in the country speak Kokoy dialect.
Is Dominica an island?
Dominica is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, North American continent.
What are the places to visit in Dominica?
Roseau, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Scotts Head, Portsmouth etc... are the best places to visit in Dominica