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List of Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access to Filipinos

List of Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access to Filipinos

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To Filipinos traveling overseas, getting a visa can be a time-consuming, if not resource-draining exercise. Consulates and embassies often require plenty of documentation to justify them granting visas: financial statements and proof of employment are among them. And that’s if the destination country has its consular presence in the Philippines. Given such challenges faced by a legitimate tourist, another alternative is to visit countries that don’t require Philippine passport holders to apply for visas. Asia ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Brunei Darussalam – 14 days Cambodia – 21 days Indonesia – 30 days Laos – 30 days Malaysia – 30 days Myanmar – 14 days Singapore – 30 days Thailand – 30 days Vietnam – 21 days Non- ASEAN Azerbaijan – 30 days visa is
Video: How to find out if your UAE visa is genuine?

Video: How to find out if your UAE visa is genuine?

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Here's how immigration officers at Dubai airports check whether your UAE visa is genuine or fake. With around 140,000 passengers every day, Dubai airport is one of the busiest in the world for international travel. Around two million passengers arrive at the Dubai airports every month. They have a resident, employment or a tourist visa to enter the country. But how do immigration officers check if the visa is genuine? "The person cannot enter the country if the visa isn't genuine," said Major Salem Mohammad Bin Ali, director of Amer Client Happiness Department at GDRFA Dubai. "There's a procedure at the immigration arrival. We have well-trained staff and we have a system. So we only need to enter the visa number or scan the passport and it will say whether you have a visa or you d...
Visa on arrival at Abu Dhabi airport within 30 minutes

Visa on arrival at Abu Dhabi airport within 30 minutes

UAE
A new visa counter has been launched at the airport to facilitate the visa application process Passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport can get tourist visas within 15 to 30 minutes, authorities have announced. A new visa counter has been launched at the airport to facilitate the visa application process for both transit and arriving passengers to the UAE capital. The new service, located at the Terminal 3 transit area at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), includes activation of the new four-day, or 96-hour, transit visa for all nationalities travelling through Abu Dhabi International Airport. The announcement was jointly made by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, along with Abu Dhabi Airports, Etihad Airways and General Directorate of Residenc...
Visa free entry to Filipinos to Taiwan Starting November 1

Visa free entry to Filipinos to Taiwan Starting November 1

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will be granted visa free entry to the Republic of China (Taiwan, ROC) for holiday, sightseeing and a short-visit not exceeding 14 days as from November 1, 2017, on a trial basis, until July 31, 2018 Starting from November 1, 2017, Philippine nationals who intend to visit the ROC (Taiwan) for the purpose of tourism, business, visiting relatives, attending functions or events can enjoy visa-free entry to Taiwan, ROC, for a duration of stay up to 14 days. “Philippine nationals who intend to visit the Republic of China (Taiwan) for the purpose of tourism, business, visiting relatives, attending functions or events can enjoy visa-free entry to Taiwan, ROC, for a duration of stay up to 14 days,” the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) said in a statement. This visa-free initiati
Visa-free entry for Filipinos to South Korean city

Visa-free entry for Filipinos to South Korean city

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Indonesians and Vietnamese travellers can also apply For a limited time only, Filipinos can enjoy visa-free travel to one of the most popular destinations in Asia. According to Yonhap news agency, Filipinos will be able to travel to South Korea without a visa until April 2018. The privilege also extends to other nationalities such as Indonesians and Vietnamese travellers. However, there is one catch - it's only limited to one city in South Korea. The new visa rules were made in light of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It is the first Winter Games hosted by the country. Yonhap news said: 'As part of a broader effort to boost the tourism industry, the government said Friday it will temporarily allow tourists from three Southeast Asian countries -- Indone...
UAE, Ukraine sign visa-free agreement

UAE, Ukraine sign visa-free agreement

UAE
An agreement on cooperation in the field of culture between the two countries was also inked. Following the negotiations between Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, the two countries have agreed upon a visa-free regime. UAE and Ukrainian passport holders will now no longer need visas to travel to each other's countries. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two countries towards the same effect. Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the abolition of visa requirements. An agreementon cooperation in the field of culture between the two countries was also inked. The pact will promote the development of cooperat...
600 Dubai typing centres stop processing family visa applications; this is where you should now go

600 Dubai typing centres stop processing family visa applications; this is where you should now go

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50 Amer centers, a one-stop shop that allows residents to complete all visa and residency transactions, are replacing 600 typing centres. Visa processing at some typing centres in Dubai has already stopped, as 50 new smart centers, Amer, are set to replace all typing centres starting November 1. General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) earlier announced that 50 Amer centers, a one-stop shop that allows residents to complete all visa and residency transactions under one roof, will replace 600 typing centres from November 1. On Wednesday, many typing centres across the emirate reported that the system used for typing residence visa applications was accordingly disabled. Typing centres will no longer be able to process visa applications. Asif Mahmoud, manage...
Overstay Fine and Visa Issues in UAE

Overstay Fine and Visa Issues in UAE

UAE
We have been asked by our Global visitors through mails and privat messages: 1: What is New Overstayfine in UAE? 2: What are the latest rules for overstayed person in Dubai? 3: Overstay fines on Visit Visa? 4: Overstay fine on Tourist Visa? 5: What is Grace Period? 6: What to do if we do not have money to pay fines? 7: Where to surrender? 8: Can we enter UAE again once blacklisted? 9: Describe absconding case Rules? 10:What are the types of Overstay Fines & Visa’s in UAE? Residence Permits: Before proceeding to the Article, please note that there are 2 major types of residence permits in United Arab Emirates: A: Employment: Residence with Employment permits can work under: 1 Government sectors 2: Semi- Government sectors 3: Federal sectors 4:Public sectors 5
Working on Husband Visa (Housewife)

Working on Husband Visa (Housewife)

UAE
Welcometo UAE LABOURS Free Platform, a short but an important Guide is here for our visitors around the globe, especially for those ladies or spouse who are looking for a job/work under Husband visa in Dubai. Pleasenote that you are not allowed to work in United Arab Emirates on Housewife visa, you can see the written statement on your printed visa page mentioning “Housewife not allowed to work”. See below image as an Example. But the question is..! How other married female expats in UAE are working? Or the questions we have been asked quite time. How Ladies under Husband visa are working in Dubai? How to work on Husband Visa in Dubai? Is working on Husband Visa allowed? If work on housewife visa is not legal then how hundreds of housewife’s are working? First of all
Want to sponsor your friend from Philippines to UAE? Read it here!

Want to sponsor your friend from Philippines to UAE? Read it here!

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To sponsor someone in UAE the one of the requirements is he/she must be your relative specially if he will came from Philippines. But how about sponsoring a friend? Based on my experience, I have a friend in Philippines which she want to visit here in UAE. Since she is not my relative I cannot directly sponsor her with a direct flight. We all know that in the Philippines it was very strict to sponsor someone. So how can we do it? Here are some steps that I used based on my experience: 1. Go to any booking site with a tour package going to either Hong Kong or Singapore (non visa country) including flight ticket and hotel accommodation. On my case I used metrodeal.com to book tour package. You can also try expedia.com or cleartrip.ae. The tour package must be atleast 3 days st...
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