How to Get Venezuela Tourist Visa for Filipinos with Philippines Passport – My Venezuelan Visa Application Experience!

By Kach Umandap - Howe April 21st, 2018 Posted in Travel Blog, VISA Application Guides 12 Comments

How to Get Venezuela Tourist Visa for Filipinos with Philippines Passport – My Venezuelan Visa Application Experience!

Venezuela or the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is located on the northern coast of South America. It is also known to have high biodiversity thus, a perfect location if you want to explore and see different species. As a Filipina, I’m pretty interested to see what Venezuela has to offer. You see, both Philippines and Venezuela were colonized by the Spaniards and most likely, there are some cultures that are similar. And without much of a surprise, Filipinos need to apply for a visa if you wish to go to Venezuela. In this post, I will share with you tips on how you can get your Venezuela Tourist visa for Filipinos with Philippines Passport.

Step by Step Guide on How to Get a Venezuela Tourist Visa for Filipinos

  1. One must contact the nearest Venezuela embassy or consulate for detailed instructions.
  2. Personal appearance is required in obtaining the visa.

Venezuela Tourist Visa Requirements for Filipinos

  1. Philippine passport that is valid for 6 months and more
  2. Completed application form
  3. 2 passport size photos
  4. Proof of residence
  5. Proof of income/ bank account/ credit card statement
  6. Proof of employment
  7. Business documents, if any
  8. Documentation of family members in Venezuela.
  9. Proof that you have been vaccinated against yellow fever

Venezuelan Consulates –  Where to Apply

South East Asia

Manila – Venezuela Embassy Address: Unit 17 A, Multinational Bancorporation Centers, 6805 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila, 1226, Philippines

ManilaVenezuela Consulate

6th Fl. Majalco Bldg. Benavidez corner Transierra Str., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Manila, Philippines

Phone: +63-2-8179137

Fax: +63-2-8185103


Indonesia – Address: Menara Mulia, 20th Floor, Suite 2005, Jl. Jenderal Gatot Subroto Kav. 9-11, P.O. Box 2727, Jakarta Selatan 12930, Indonesia

Phone: (+62) (21) 522-7548 / 49

Fax: (+62) (21) 522-7547


Malaysia – Address:  Suite 20-05 & 20-06 20th Floor, Menara Tan & Tan, 207, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Phone: (+60) 3 2163 3444 (+60) 3 2163 3445

Fax: (+60) 3 2163 6819

Email :


Singapore – Address:  3 Killiney Road, #07-03 Winsland House I, Singapore 239519, Singapore

Phone: (+65) 6491 1172 (+65) 6866 1439 (Consular)

Fax: (+65) 6235 3167


Vietnam – Address:  111 Trich Sai, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Phone: (+84) 4-3759 2788 / 9

Fax: (+84) 4-3759 2728


London – Address: 1 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2HW, United Kingdom

Phone: (+44) 20 7584 4206 (+44) 20 7581 2776

Fax: (+44) 20 7589 8887



My Personal Experience

I obtained my Venezuela visa last November 15 and I was granted a ‘1 – year multiple visa entry’. The requirements are almost the same with the Chile and Argentina visa, so preparing for it wasn’t hard.  Again, it is best to prepare additional supporting documents and always have a positive attitude. Bring your best foot forward and instantly get your visa.

Frequently Asked Questions about Venezuela and Venezuela Tourist Visa

1. Is Venezuela safe for visitors?

There are a number of reported crimes in Venezuela.  So if you are planning to visit the country, make sure you iron your trip well. It’s not your usual destination where you can just improvise and decide which places to go as you step out from your plane. If you are not familiar with Venezuela, make sure you have arranged everything from your accommodation and tours. I am not scaring you. In fact, I would suggest that you visit this beautiful country. However. You really have to take necessary safety precautions.

2. When is the best time to visit Venezuela?

The good news is, you can visit the country any time of the year. Just pick the dates and pack your bags!

  • January to February – Coolest months
  • March to May – Warmest months
  • June – Rainy month
  • July to August – Hottest within the year
  • September – Rainy month
  • October – Best for wildlife tours
  • November – Dry season
  • Venezuela – Peak season

3. Venezuela tourist visa for Filipinos – How much is the visa fees for Venezuela Tourist Visa

The fee is approximately USD 100.

4. How long is the validity of Venezuela tourist visa?

Visas are issued for a period of 1 year allowing multiple entries for a period of 90 days.

5. How long is the processing time for the visa?

It is usually from 2 to 10 working days.

6. Do you need a travel insurance going to Venezuela?

We highly recommend that you get a travel insurance because trust us, you wouldn’t want to get sick while travelling.

7. Can you travel to Venezuela if you don’t speak Spanish?

It isn’t a requirement but we encourage you to learn Spanish phrases you can use when in South America. It would be nice to converse with locals and it will make your adventure even more amazing!

8. Can you work in Venezuela on a tourist visa?


9. Can you extend your stay in Venezuela?

The visa may be extended for an additional and equivalent period of time by the appropriate Venezuelan authorities (Ministry of the Interior and Justice).

10. Why would Venezuelan Embassy deny my visa application?

Here are some of the possible reasons why your application will be denied.

  • If you have criminal records
  • You don’t have enough funds that will cover your Venezuela itinerary
  • Lacking and invalid documents
  • Your passport is about to expire

The above should help you prepare for your Venezuelan visa application and adventure. Share us your experience and let’s help other Filipinos cross out the country from their bucket list.

Note that I am not a visa expert and that I am a travel blogger sharing my experience and personal knowledge on acquiring Venezuelan visa.

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12 thoughts on “How to Get Venezuela Tourist Visa for Filipinos with Philippines Passport – My Venezuelan Visa Application Experience!

  1. what would i do, i don’t have, Documentation of family members in Venezuela. i just want to visit my girlfriend in Venezuela. do you have any suggestions, what i’m going to do?

  2. what is the requirements if my girlfriend is in venezuela and i want her to go with me in the philippines

  3. I am filipina i want visa here im working at saude embassy as nanny of ambasador children what are those requirements to have visa

  4. This article is surely helpful for other tourists that loves to travel such as myself. With this article, tourists could get the idea of not just how to travel to Venezuela, but to other countries as well because of knowing the requirements for acquiring the visa and where possibly to apply for the visa. For Filipinos such as the author, in the Philippines, there are consulting firms that can help tourists with their visa inquiries which is really a huge help for first time travelers.

  5. Hi Kach,

    Where did you apply? Did you apply for a Venezuela visa whilst in South America?

    Did you specifically ask for a 1 year multiple-entry visa? or is it at the discretion of the visa officer what type of visa to give you?

  6. I am a Thai Citizen but, however, there is no Venezuelan Embassy or Consulate in Thailand. I had plan to travel to Caimana National Park and Angel Fall (might be ) next year. So, I have a question, If I apply Venezuelan Visa in Manila, Do I need to go by myself and stay there until receive a visa or just send all my document and passport oversea?

    Thank You for your suggestion

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 143 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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