Philippines visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Filipino Visa is not required for Qataris

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Qatar citizens 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 Qatar 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 Doha, Qatar to Manila, Philippines is 9 hours, 34 minutes.
  • Philippines is currently on the Philippine Standard Time zone in the Philippines (GMT+8) which means that the Philippines is 5 hours ahead of Qatar.
  • 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 the internet existent in the Philippines?

Yes. As a matter of fact, the Philippine population is recorded as the world's top internet user.


Is it safe to drink water in Philippines?

Among the achievements of the government in the Philippines are high access to an improved power source of 92%. That being said, it is safe to drink water from any source in the country.


Is it safe to visit the Philippines?

Most other parts of the nation are generally considered as safe as other places in Southeast Asia. Nevertheless, visitors should still exercise caution while visiting.


What is the legal driving age for the Philippines?

The minimum age for driving in the Philippines is 17 years old provided that the driver has applied for a Student Permit and is accompanied by a person with a Professional or Non-Professional driver's license.