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.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 28 Nov 2021, 12:05PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
6,678
-41.06% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
63,171
15.8% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), the following travellers may also enter:
• Former nationals of the Philippines, and their spouses and children if traveling together and presenting proof of relationship. Accepted proof of former nationality is a previously issued Philippine passport or the original birth certificate (Please note that they must be current nationals of non-visa required countries under EO408).
• Foreign nationals who are holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa (SRRV) or Section 9(a) visas without need of an entry exemption document (EED).

Other important information:
• Travellers with a 9(A) 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;
• Travellers arriving from a country listed in blocked routes 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).
• Travellers must install the app 'TRAZE' on their personal device before departure.
• Travellers going to Cebu (CEB) must register at most 5 days before departure at https://mactancebuairport.com/covid-19-registration
• Quarantine is required at the first point of entry.
• Travellers going to Clark Field (CRK) or Manila (MNL) must complete the "One Health Pass" form before arrival at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/One-Registration-Platform/. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.
• Travellers must have a hotel reservation confirmation for at least:
- 6 days, if they have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
- 8 days, if they do not have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
The hotel must be approved by Tourism and Health Agencies and listed at https://quarantine.doh.gov.ph/quarantine-facilities/ . Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac.
• Travellers arriving from Latvia are not allowed to transit through Manila (MNL).

For Faroe Isl., , the Netherlands:
• Entry is for travellers who in the past 14 days have been in these countries is limited to nationals of the Philippines traveling on repatriation flights.

What to expect in Philippines?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers traveling to Manila (MNL) must complete the "One Health Pass" form before arrival at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/One-Registration-Platform/. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

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.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

For more information: https://c19.redcross.org.ph/arriving-passengers

🛬 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 is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://quarantine.doh.gov.ph/quarantine-facilities/

🛂 Travel restrictions


The route is closed for travellers from Faroe Isl., , the Netherlands.

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