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COVID-19 and Travel Information | Last Updated: April 29, 2022

Entry and Exit Necessities

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  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter?  Of course.
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As of April 1, 2022, completely vaccinated overseas nationals will be allowed to enter the Philippines devoid of an Entry Exemption Document (EED) provided they comply with all applicable Philippine immigration prerequisites.

Fully vaccinated tourists are no longer subject matter to facility-primarily based quarantine on arrival.  Vacationers ought to present proof of vaccination and detrimental RT-PCR outcomes from a exam taken inside 48 several hours or a negative laboratory-based mostly antigen check taken in just 24 several hours of departure from their place of origin.  Tourists also will have to self-keep track of for signs for 7 days just after arrival, reporting to local govt authorities if they start to exhibit COVID-19 signs or symptoms.  The exact same prerequisites implement to totally vaccinated vacationers with valid, current visas.

Tourists for whom visas are not necessary also have to have a valid ticket to depart the Philippines inside of 30 times of arrival and a passport legitimate for at least 6 months from the date of arrival.  At last, every traveler ought to present evidence of travel insurance policy purchased before arrival in the Philippines.  The coverage have to protect COVID-19 cure and have a least coverage volume of U.S.$35,000 for the duration of the traveler’s stay in the Philippines.

All travellers arriving in the Philippines should full a BOQ e-Overall health Declaration Card (e-HDC), such as youngsters.  Tourists can register up to a few times in advance of their departure for the Philippines through the BOQ’s Just one Health Move webpage.  Bear in mind to save a duplicate of your transaction variety and your QR code, which will be expected upon check out-in.

Failure to comply with all Philippine government entry necessities could consequence in denial of admission to the region and exclusion proceedings.

Unvaccinated vacationers are not authorized to enter the Philippines.

Tourists who are not able to existing satisfactory evidence of vaccination will be topic to quarantine in a governing administration facility right until the release of a damaging RT-PCR check taken on the fifth day, followed by home quarantine until the 14th day.

Only the pursuing files will be accepted as evidence of vaccination, and have to be introduced prior to departure and on arrival in the Philippines:

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  • Planet Overall health Firm International Certification of Vaccination and Prophylaxis or
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  • VaxCertPH or
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  • Countrywide or State electronic certification of the place/foreign governing administration which has accepted VaxCertPH beneath a reciprocal arrangement or
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  • Other proofs of vaccination permitted by the IATF.
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Returning Filipinos and people who are absolutely vaccinated no for a longer period have to quarantine, matter to the exact same testing prerequisites as international vacationers.

Filipino kids underneath the age of 12 who simply cannot be vaccinated must comply with the quarantine protocols of the Filipino mother or father/s traveling with them.  Overseas young children from age 12 to 17 need to follow the classification and techniques selected for their vaccination status.  Overseas or Filipino parents can accompany the slight in the course of their facility-based quarantine if these types of quarantine is expected.

For more facts on Philippine entry requirements, see Government Order No. 408 (s.1960) and IATF Resolution 165.

U.S. citizens must contact the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) for data relating to entry demands and visa extensions.  U.S. citizens can assessment a total established of guidelines and necessities necessary for each individual BI transaction on its internet site, including entry and departure formalities and methods.  For details, see the BI internet site.

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  • Is a detrimental COVID-19 test (RT-PCR and/or serology) demanded for entry?  Yes.
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See previously mentioned and the BI web page for a lot more information and facts, as effectively as Govt Buy No. 408 (s.1960) and IATF Resolution 165.

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  • Are wellness screening treatments in position at airports and other ports of entry?  Sure.
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Information about well being screening strategies is offered from the PCOO,Clark Intercontinental Airport, and Philippine Airlines. See higher than and the BI web site for more information, as effectively as Govt Purchase No. 408 (s.1960) and IATF Resolution 165.