Thailand visa requirements for Filipinos
Travel and visa requirements
Thai Visa is not required for Filipinos
Stay Duration: 30 days
- Philippine citizens intending to visit Thailand can visit without applying for the Thailand visa.
- Being a visa-free, Philippine nationals can only live in Thailand for up to 30 days.
- You should visit Thailand's immigration department for the extension of your stay should the given days are not satisfactory.
- It is recommended that passports of visitors must have a validity of 6 months from the date of entry into the country.
- Empty blanked pages for necessary visa stampings should be reserve on your international passport.
- A Yellow fever certificate of vaccination will be required from travelers entering Thailand.
- There are no restrictions on local and foreign currencies taken in and out of Thailand.
- Airport tax is not levied on passengers as this must have been included on your ticket. However, if it is not included, you are liable to the tax.
- Importation of foreign currency up to $20,000 or exceeding must be declared to the customs upon your arrival.
- Import of pets must be accompanied by a health certificate and are subject to taxation. Thailand's government forbids the importation of Pitbull Terrier and American Staffordshire Terrier.
- Thailand uses the Indochina Time zone(GMT+7), hence, Thailand is 1 hour behind the Philippines.
- The estimated flight time from Manila, Philippines to Phuket, Thailand is 5 hours, 49 minutes while from Bangkok, 3 hours, 35 minutes.
- Airlines transiting the countries are THAI, Philippines Airlines, Bangkok Airways, China Southern, AirAsia, and Singapore Airlines.
- The official currency of Thailand is the Thailand Baht(THB).
- +66 is the country's telephone code for international or local communications.
- Importation of firearms, ammunition and explosive articles demand a firearm transport permit.
- Most of Thailand has a "tropical wet and dry or savanna climate" type.
- Thailand is divided into three seasons. The first is the rainy or southwest monsoon season from mid–May to mid–October, the second is characterized by abundant rain with August followed by the third season in September being the wettest period of the year.
- The Andaman Sea is a precious natural resource in Thailand that hosts popular and luxurious resorts along Phuket, Krabi, Ranong, Phang Nga and Trang and their islands, all lay along the coasts of the Andaman Sea which despite the 2004 tsunami still remains a tourist attraction.
- Western tourists not only visit Bangkok and surroundings but in addition most travel to the southern beaches and islands.
- The railway system constitutes most of Thailand’s transport system but other forms of road transport include tuk-tuks, taxis, vans (minibus), motorbike taxis, and songthaews.
- Thailand's attractions include diving, sandy beaches, hundreds of tropical islands, nightlife, archaeological sites, museums, hill tribes, flora and birdlife, palaces, the Buddhist temple and several World Heritage sites.
- The official language of Thailand is Thai, a Tai-Kadai language closely related to Lao, Shanin Myanmar.
- Thailand's prevalent religion is Theravada Buddhism practiced by 95% of its population is an integral part of Thai identity and culture. However, you can practice your religion without let or hindrance.
- The law states that the King of Thailand must practice Buddhism.
- Only on the weekdays do financial institutions operate in Thailand.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Banks operate on the weekends in Thailand?
Only on the weekdays do banks and other financial institutions operate in Thailand.
How many blanked pages must be reserve for stampings on international passport when traveling to Thailand?
At least two blanked pages for necessary visa stampings should be reserve on your international passport.
Is it allowed to import ammunitions in Thailand?
Importation of firearms, ammunition and explosive articles demand a firearm transport permit.
What are the flights traveling between Philippines and Thailand?
Airlines transiting the countries are THAI, Philippines Airlines, Bangkok Airways, China Southern, AirAsia, and Singapore Airlines.