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Covid Entry Check: Philippines Travel Restrictions

This Philippines dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 8 Jun 2021, 09:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-28.94% (last 7 days)
0.7% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Citizens and long stay visa only, travellers with a 9(d), 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), 47(a)(2), RA 7919, EO226, EO324 or Native-born visa issued by the Philippines, and a visa issued by Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority, and Clark Development Corporation Travellers must have a reservation confirmation of a hotel approved by Tourism and Health Agencies and a completed "Case Investigation Form" must be presented upon arrival. Travelers traveling to Davao (DVO) must have a medical certificate with negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before departure

Authorities banned the entry of travellers, excluding returning Filipino citizens, from 20 countries/territories affected by the new strain of COVID-19, namely Australia, Canada, Czech Rep, Hong Kong, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and the UK

Until 15 June 2021, passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka or United Arab Emirates are not allowed to enter.

Travellers must have a reservation confirmation of a hotel approved by Tourism and Health Agencies for at least 10 days. The hotel must be listed at https://www.thepoortraveler.net/2020/07/doh-accredited-hotels-quarantine-manila/ .

Travellers are subject to a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on day 7 after arrival and quarantine for 14 days.

Travellers with a 9(A) or SRRV visa. They must have an endorsement document issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Letters to the Bureau of Immigration (LBI) issued before 8 February 2021 without an expiration date are not accepted

Nationals of the Philippines arriving on a non-government's repatriation flight must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure; and prior approval obtained by their agency from Bureau of quarantine (BOQ).

What to expect in Philippines?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: https://c19.redcross.org.ph/arriving-passengers
You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://dfa.gov.ph/covid-19-advisories

🛂 Travel restrictions

The route is closed for travellers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka or United Arab Emirates.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
There are no routes with fewer restrictions (i.e. Green Lanes) at this time.
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