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32 Countries accessible to Philippines passport holder with US visa


As a passionate traveler and a Filipino passport holder, I've often found myself navigating the intricate world of international travel with the limitations of a weaker passport. The smaller list of visa-free destinations has occasionally curtailed my dreams of global exploration. However, I discovered a powerful solution that significantly expanded my travel opportunities—a US visa.


Obtaining a US visa can open up a world of travel possibilities for those of us with restricted passport power. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or just starting your journey, understanding the impact of a US visa on your travel options is crucial. Join me as I unravel the countries that have become more accessible and the simplified entry processes that now lie at our fingertips. This is more than just a guide; it's a gateway to transforming your travel dreams into reality.


Embarking on this journey with a US visa in hand, let's explore the diverse range of countries you can now access more easily. Each destination has its own set of rules, and knowing these can make your travel planning smoother. We'll delve into each region, highlighting the type of US visa accepted, the allowed duration of stay, and any additional entry requirements such as the need for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Here are the 32 countries that you can visit with your US visa as a Philippines passport holder in 2024.



1. Canada

  • Holders of valid, used or unused, multiple-entry non-immigrant US visas such as B1, B2, B1/B2, F, M, J, H, and L can enter Canada for up to 180 days.

  • An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is required for air travel.



2. Mexico

  • All types of valid US visas are accepted, with the stay duration varying based on the itinerary.

  • The US visa and passport must remain valid throughout the stay in Mexico.




3. United States and Its Territories

  • The US visa allows entry into the United States and territories like the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.

  • Note that American Samoa does not honor US visas and has its own immigration policies.





4. Belize

  • All nationalities with any valid US visa can stay for up to 30 days.


5. Costa Rica

  • Valid used or unused multiple-entry US visas such as B1, B2, B1/B2, C1/D, D, F1, J1, H1, and L1 are accepted for a 30-day stay.

  • Specific validity requirements apply based on visa type.


6. El Salvador

  • allows a 90-day stay for any valid US visa holder.

  • The visa must be valid for at least 6 months from arrival.



7. Guatemala

  • allows a 90-day stay for any valid US visa holder.

  • The visa must be valid for at least 6 months from arrival.


8. Honduras

  • allows a 90-day stay for any valid US visa holder.

  • The visa must be valid for at least 6 months from arrival.


9. Panama

  • Accepts all nationalities with USED multiple-entry US visas for a 30-day stay.

  • The visa must have been used to enter the US previously and be valid for at least 6 months from arrival.

  • Proof of economic solvency ($500 minimum) is required.






10. Anguilla (British Territory)

  • Generally accepts all types of US visas for stays of up to 90 days.


11. Antigua and Barbuda

  • Accepts all types of US visas for a 30-day stay.

  • A Visa on Arrival is available for $100.


12. Bermuda (British Territory)

  • Accepts all types of US visas for stays of up to 30 days.

  • US visa must be valid for a minimum of 45 days beyond the date of departure from Bermuda.


13. British Virgin Islands (British Territory)

  • Generally accepts all types of US visas for stays of up to 180 days.


14. Dominican Republic

  • A 30-day stay is granted to holders of all valid US visas, except transit visas.

  • Departure tax varies by arrival mode.




15. Turks and Caicos (British Territory)

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas, except transit visas.


Middle Caicos,Turks and Caicos Island


16. Argentina

  • Permits a 90-day stay for holders of B1, B2, B1/B2, J1, and H1B US visas.

  • An Electronic Travel Authorization (AVE) is necessary, costing $200 with a processing time of up to 20 working days.



17. Albania

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of all valid USED multiple-entry US visas.

  • The US visa must have been used at least once to enter the US before.


18. Armenia

  • Accepts all types of US visas for a stay of 21 or 120 days.

  • Visa on Arrival is available, with varying fees and validity.


19. Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • The US visa must be valid for at least 30 days from the day of arrival.


20. Georgia

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • The visa must be valid on the day of arrival in Georgia.


21. Moldova

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of all valid US visas, except transit visas.

  • The US visa must be valid for the intended period of the stay.


22. Montenegro

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • The US visa must be valid for the intended period of the stay.


23. North Macedonia

  • Allows a 15-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • The US visa must be valid for at least 5 days beyond the intended period of stay.


24. Serbia

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • The visa must be valid for the entire duration of the stay.


25. Turkey

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • Eligible to apply for Turkey e-Visa online.


26. United Kingdom

  • Permits a 24-hour transit for holders of all valid US visas.

  • Must be traveling to or from the US and arrive/depart by air.



27. Bahrain

  • Allows a 14 or 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • Visa on Arrival or eVisa options are available with varying fees and validity.


28. Jordan

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • Eligible to apply for Jordan eVisa.


29. Qatar

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas, except transit visas.

  • Eligible to apply for an A3 Visa online on the Hayya Portal.

  • Must reserved booking accommodation for the entire stay through Discover Qatar



30. Saudi Arabia

  • Allows a 90-day stay for holders of valid USED B1, B2, B1/B2 US visas.

  • Visa on Arrival or Saudi Arabia eVisa options are available.



31. Egypt

  • Offers Visa on Arrival for 30 days to all nationalities with valid USED multiple-entry US visas.

  • The visa must have been used to enter the US at least once.


32. Morocco

  • Allows a 30-day stay for holders of all valid US visas.

  • Eligible to apply for Morocco e-Visa.


Securing a US visa is more than just a ticket to visit the United States; it's a strategic move that significantly enhances the global accessibility of your passport. As I've navigated the complexities of international travel with a Filipino passport, the benefits of having a US visa have been unmistakably clear. From the vibrant cities of North America to the lush landscapes of Central America, the exotic Caribbean shores, the rich cultural tapestry of Europe, and beyond, a US visa has opened doors I once thought closed.


This journey has not only broadened my horizons but also enriched my understanding of the world. I encourage all my fellow travelers, especially those from countries with similar passport restrictions, to consider this path. Your passport's power is not just defined by its cover but by the opportunities you create for it.


I will continue to update this blog post as new information becomes available and as I explore more destinations. This serves as both a personal reference and a checklist for my travels. Happy journeys, and may your adventures be as boundless as your aspirations!




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