• Solo Travel Series,  Travel

    Solo Travel #4: Paperwork for Filipinos Traveling Abroad (Visa Applications, Immigration)

    Visa Applications   What is a visa? A visa is a document that allows foreign passport-holders to enter a country or group of countries for a certain period of time. There are different types of visa for different purposes of entering a country. A person can enter a country for work, studies, medical treatment, among other things. The process is different for each type of visa. We are only concerned with the tourist visa.     What is the purpose of a visa? To restrict who can or cannot enter the country. To restrict the duration of stay in the country. To restrict the number of times a foreigner can…