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Philippines will allow Indian nationals meeting certain conditions to enter the country for a maximum period of 21 days without securing visa from a visa office in India in a bid to attract more tourist influx to boost the tourism industry.
Indian government already had included Filipinos in the Tourist visa on arrival programme since the year 2011 granting them a maximum stay of 30 days in India.
In order to avail the visa free entry in Philippines, the Indian nationals must meet the following conditions:
Under the new visa free regime, Indian travelers will not require to obtain a valid visa from a visa office in India near to their residence.
When the Indian national meeting all the requirements for visa free entry will arrive in Philippines, entry for 14 days will granted. The time duration of stay can be extended for 7 more days, however, the total stay cannot be more than 21 days.
Well that is not all, Indian nationals who will enter Philippines availing this visa free privilege cannot apply to change their status to another visa category.
The only entry point to Philippines for Indian nationals under the visa exemption scheme is Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manilla.
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