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Japan Suspends Visas Issued in the Philippines Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Starting this Saturday, previously issued single and multiple-entry Japanese visas will be invalidated.
The Japanese government on Friday has decided to invalidate visas issued in the Philippines prior to March 27, 2020. This visa suspension starts on Saturday, March 28, following the public health crisis posed by COVID-19. On their official Facebook page, the Philippine Embassy
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"No More Issuance of Visas; Total Ban on Incoming Foreign Visitors," Says DFA

The Philippines is taking another measure to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
As another measure to curb the sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Philippines is officially halting the issuance of visas, along with a temporary ban on all foreigners from entering the country. The Department of Foreign Affairs' Secretary Teodoro Locsin
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These Are the Exact Things You Need to Acquire a Multiple-Entry Schengen Visa!

Thanks to the updated Visa Code, the requirements are now clearer and more defined for visa applicants wishing to be granted multiple-entry.
Heads up, travelers! The stipulations for being granted a Schengen visa has now been made clearer.  An updated Visa Code was posted by the EU last February 2, where it introduced a specific set of rules and requirements applicants must attain if they’re
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Oh No! South Korea's Jeju Island Is No Longer Visa-Free

They're imposing a temporary travel ban.
South Korea has suspended all visa-free entry to Jeju Island, barring Filipino tourists and 61 other foreign countries from easily entering the country without an approved visa.The new measure was placed in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. “This temporary measure is
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Here's What You Need to Know About "Show Money" for Visa Applications

Does your bank account balance really matter?
Applying for a visa to other countries can be a stressful experience. Since there is no shortcut to getting it approved, Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) President Ritchie Tuaño says the majority of the decision relies on one thing: your honesty."It's all
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Good News: Processing Time for Korean Visa Applications Just Got Faster!

BRB, booking a flight to SoKor.
In April 2019, the Korean Embassy announced that visa processing will increase from three days (frequent travelers) and five days (first-time travelers) to seven working days (for both). The number of days just kept increasing, which is understandable given that everyone just wants to visit Korea—and
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67 Visa-Free Destinations That Filipinos Can Visit in 2020

The Philippine passport improved its ranking for 2020, according to a report.
The Philippine passport is one notch more powerful this year, according to the recenty released 2020 Henley Passport Index.The Philippines is now at number 76, together with the country of Azerbaijan. This allow passport holders to visit 67 visa-free destinations, including:1. Brunei2. Cambodia3. Hong Kong
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Everything You Need to Know About Getting a United States Tourist Visa

Been planning to visit the U.S.? We have tips on scoring that visa to the Land of the Free!
There are several reasons one might want to visit the United States of America: whether it’s visiting friends and family, seeing all the must-visit sights like the Statue of Liberty or the Grand Canyon, or people-watching in the city in the hopes
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Here's Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Australian Visa

Get ready to journey to the Land Down Under!
While everyone has been planning their dream itineraries around Asia or Europe, there’s one country—nay, a continent—that you may not have considered yet: the Land Down Under. A unique place with outstanding natural sights, wildlife, and a bustling nightlife scene, Australia is
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Here's Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Japanese Visa

Plan that trip to the Land of the Rising Sun soon!
Japan is on everyone’s bucket list of must-visit places, and it’s hardly a surprise as to why. Rich in culture, history, and scenery, the country is truly a sight to behold, offering surprises to its visitors with something for everyone. Whether you’re
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Filipinos Will Pay More for Schengen Visas in February 2020

Filipinos will be subject to several changes in terms of Schengen visa application starting February 2, 2020.
Come February 2020, Filipinos will have to pay 80 euros for a Schengen visa, a 25 percent increase over the current 60 euros for a Schengen visa application. Visas for children will cost 40 euros, which are presently priced at 35 euros.The
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South Korea May Grant Filipinos a 3-Day Visa-Free Stay in 2020

We're keeping our fingers crossed!
Traveling to South Korea visa-free is now proving to be a strong possibility. Yonhap News, a government-funded South Korean news agency, reports that a package of policy measures have been announced in an attempt to aid the dwindling economy of the country’s
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The Philippines Might Be Pushing for a Visa-Free Entry to South Korea

It's not going to be that simple, though.
Keep your fingers crossed, travelers! There may be hopes of entering South Korea without going through the current long visa process. In an article by the Philippine News Agency, Philippine Ambassador to Korea Noe Albano Wong reveals that the push for Filipinos to
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You Can Enter These Countries Fuss-Free If You Already Have a U.S. or Schengen Visa

You can now visit Morocco without a visa, but there are already quite a few countries Philippine passport holders can visit free of hassle.
The Philippine passport might not be the most powerful passport in the world—that title goes to Japan and Singapore—but it’s not as bad as people might think. In fact, while there are only 64 countries and territories that Filipinos can enter visa-free,
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10 Best Under-the-Radar Visa-Free Countries to Visit in 2020

Add these underrated destinations to your must-visit list!
When it comes to planning a trip, there really is no time to waste. It's better to think in advance, especially with all the new countries easing up on visas to Filipinos. That said, we've put together a list of visa-free travel
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Kazakhstan Is Now Visa-Free, and Here's Why You Should Go

There's more to the country than its singing sands.
We may not have the world's most powerful passport, but the growing list of countries that we can visit visa-free shows that it's useful where it matters. We can go on the famous Indochina tour without having to worry about visas when