Country`s borders status.:
Borders of the Philippines are temporary closed.
These passengers are allowed to enter:
- citizens of Philippines;
- foreign citizens who are spouses of philippines citizen. In that case they must be holders of valid visa issued by Philippines and must be accompanied with citizen of Philippines;
- holders of valid 9(e) or 47(a)(2) visa issued by Phillipines. Letters to the Bureau of Immigration (LBI) issued before 8 February 2021 without an expiration date are not accepted;
- holders of certain citizenship-related certificates: IC or CRPC;
- former citizens of Philippines and their spouses and children if travelling together;
- passengers with special retiree resident visa (SRRV).
Citizens of Philippines travelling on a non-Government repatriation flight will need a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result issued no more than 48 hours before departure. Likewise they need a prior approval to travel.
All arriving passengers must install Traze app on their personal devices.
Please notice: transit via Philippines is not possible at the moment.
Passengers who have been in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Oman, United Arab Emirates or Sri-Lanka in the past 14 days are barred from entry.
Arriving passengers must have a confirmed hotel booking for 10 nights. The hotel must be approved by health and tourism agencies. The approved hotel may be found at the website.
On the 6th day of quarantine passengers will be tested to coronavirus on their own expense and will be quarantined for 14 days.
Also, they must present completed “Case Investigation Form”. This form may be found online.
This rule doesn’t applies to citizen of Philippines and holders of 9(e) visa.
Issuing of visas on arrival has been suspended. All visa-free exceptions has been temporarily halted as well.