Visa & Travel



Iloilo City can be reached on direct flights from major Philippine cities including Manila, Cebu, and Davao (see the list of flights below). Direct international flights are also available from Hong Kong and Singapore to the Iloilo Airport. By plane, travel time to Iloilo takes around 1 hour from Manila, 30 minutes from Cebu, 2 hours and 30 minutes from Hong Kong, and 3 hours and 30 minutes from Singapore.

As domestic flights to or from Iloilo may sometimes encounter delays, delegates who will have flight transfers are requested to ensure at least a 4-hour lay over between your flights (i.e., international flight Manila- domestic flight Iloilo- international flight Manila; international flight Cebu-domestic flight Iloilo-international flight Cebu)

Via Philippine Airlines

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Via Cebu Pacific

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Air Asia

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All participants who require a visa to enter the Philippines must submit the necessary application to the nearest Philippine Embassy/consulate office as soon as possible. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR, Philippines), the EAS Congress host agency will issue a letter of invitation as may be required to support the visa application; you can request this invitation letter by e-mail to

To process your request, we need the following information:

  • Family name (as indicated in the passport)
  • First name (as indicated in the passport)
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number
  • Type of passport
  • Date of expiry

For further information on visa, please visit the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines or you may access through the link below: