Vanuatu visa requirements for Filipinos
Travel and visa requirements
Ni-Vanuatu Visa is not required for Filipinos
Stay Duration: 30 days
- Philippine nationals preparing to visit Vanuatu do not need a visa to enter Vanuatu and can stay there for up to 30 days.
- You are required to present the following documents upon your entry into Vanuatu:
- An international passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date of your entry into Vanuatu, and the reservation of a minimum of empty pages on your passport for necessary stampings.
- A return ticket or ticket for travelling to another country and a visa for that country if it is required.
- Provision of proof of hotel reservation or any other means of accommodation when in the country.
- An arrival card issued to you by the airline you boarded or your cruise ship firm.
- You are to present all above-mentioned documents to the Vanuatu Immigration officers on your arrival in one of the country's port.
- Provision of a police report showing that you are crime-free.
- Medical Insurance covering the duration of your entire stay in Vanuatu and the presentation of documents confirming the purpose of your travel.
- Failure to meet all the above-listed document required will cause you an entry denial.
- An airport embarkation fee costing VUV 2,800 is levied on passengers embarking on international flights, except for children under the age of 12 years.
- The average expected time for airlines to travel to Port Vila, Vanuatu from Manila, Philippines is 12 hours, 30 minutes.
- Some airlines travelling to Vanuatu from the Philippines are Philippine Airlines, Air Niugini, Aircalin, Qantas and Air Vanuatu.
- The standard time zone of Vanuatu is (GMT+11), while that of the Philippines is also (GMT+8). This indicates Vanuatu is 3 hours ahead of the Philippines.
- The Vanuatu telephone code is (+678) serves as a medium for both national and international communication.
- Banks in Vanuatu are inoperative on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
- There is no restriction to the foreign currency you can bring in or take out of the country.
- An amount or any negotiable instruments such as promissory notes, bank drafts, cheques etc that exceeds VUV 1,000,000 or its equivalent is to be declared.
- All baggage will be cleared at your last destination in any Vanuatu international airport.
- An import permit, veterinarian health certificate and rabies vaccination certificates are required from those coming into Vanuatu with their pets.
- An import permit issued by the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) is required for the importation of arms and ammunition.
- Vanuatu capital city is Port Vila, while its local currency is Vanuatu Vatu (VUV).
- Vanuatu has 3 official languages and they are Bislama which is the national language, French and English are the other official languages spoken by its over 2,8000 population.
- Christianity is the predominant religion of Vanuatu.
- Places to explore in Vanuatu are Champagne Beach, Hideaway, Iririki Island, Mount Yasur etc.
- Filipinos travellers to Vanuatu should budget an average of VUV 43,000 to cater for their daily expenses when in Vanuatu.
- Vanuatu meals entail taro, banana, yam, coconut, sugarcane, tropical nuts, tinned fish, rice, fowls and seafood.
- Vanuatu plug type is of type I. The standard supply voltage is 220V with the frequency of 50 Hz.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the duration of days to stay in Vanuatu?
The span of stay issued to foreign nationals visiting Vanuatu for a short period of time is 30 days.
What is the average time for a plane to travel to Vanuatu from the Philippines?
The average expected time for airlines to travel to Port Vila, Vanuatu from Manila, Philippines is 12 hours, 30 minutes.
What is the time difference between Vanuatu and the Philippines?
The standard time zone of Vanuatu is (GMT+11), while that of the Philippines is also (GMT+8). The time difference between the two countries is 3 hours. This indicates that Vanuatu is 3 hours ahead of the Philippines.
What are the official languages spoken by the Vanuatu people?
Vanuatu has 3 official languages and they are Bislama which is the national language, French and English are the other official languages spoken by its over 2,8000 population.