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Travelers are considered FULLY VACCINATED if they have received 2nd dose series or single dose vaccine for more than 14 days prior to departure from the country of origin. 

 

ACCEPTED VACCINES

Traveler’s vaccine must be included in any of the following:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified)

  • ChAdOx1-S[recombinant] (COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca)

  • SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated [Coronavac]

  • Sputnik V Gam-COVID-Vac/Sputnik Light COVID-19 Vaccine

  • Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (Ad26.COV2-S (recombinant))

  • Whole Virion, Inactivated Corona Virus Vaccine [Covaxin]

  • COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified) [COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna]

  • COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated [COVID-19 Vaccine Sinopharm]

  • SARS-CoV-2 rS Protein Nanoparticle Vaccine [Covovax

  • MVC-COV1901 [Medigen Vaccine] 

  • UB-612 Vaxxinity (formerly COVAXX), and DASA (United Biomedical, Inc. Asia)  

 

 

ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF VACCINATIONS

Traveler must possess and present any of the following proofs of vaccination:

  • World Health Organization International Certificate of Vaccination and Prophylaxis (WHO ICV)

  • WHO ICV application procedure for may vary from country to country. To apply for the WHO ICV, contact your local health care provider or your country’s health ministry office.

  • International Filipino travelers (outbound PH) who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 that are required by the country of destination/principal/employer to present a proof of COVID-19 vaccination may:

  • Request for an International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) from the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ). To book an appointment, go to www.icv.boq.ph. For more information, contact the BOQ hotline: (632) 5318-7500 loc. 121.

  • Frequently Asked Questions on International Certificate Of Vaccination (ICV)

  • For Filipino nationals vaccinated in the Philippines

  • National or state manual/digital vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government

  • Other proofs of vaccination permitted by the IATF

  


Important Reminders: 


The pre-departure COVID-19 test will not be applicable to the ff:

  1. Filipino and foreign nationals aged 18 and above who have received primary series of COVID-19 vaccine, and at least one (1) COVID-19 booster shot administered at any time prior to departure.
  2. Filipino and foreign nationals aged 12 to 17 who are “fully vaccinated”.
  3. Filipino and foreign nationals aged below 12, regardless of their vaccination status, who are accompanied by their parents or guardians who fall under item (1) above.
  4. Children below 3 years old.


IMPORTANT: The Bureau of Quarantine, the Department of Transportation - One-Stop-Shop, and the Bureau of Immigration are directed to recognize only the proofs of vaccination thus approved by the IATF.

  

  

Note: To know more about your travel requirements as classified by Inter Agency Task Force (IATF), visit the Arriving in the Philippines main page

 

BEFORE YOU FLY AND DURING CHECK-IN


1. All travelers should register to the Bureau of Quarantine e-Health Declaration Card (e-HDC) including children. Declare your personal information, health status, and travel history. 


All passengers must register to One Health Pass portal within 48 hours prior to departure. You will be given a BAR Code once COVID-19 test (RT-PCR/Antigen) and vaccination certificate record has been submitted and accepted. Accurately and completely fill-out all required fields including the e-HDC 24 hours prior to the departure time. To ensure that you qualify for the express lane you must check your registration 4 hours to 1 hours before departure. You may present either a BAR code or QR Code upon check-in.

 

2. Upon check-in, sign the Declaration and Waiver Form presented by our check-in agent, indicating that you are healthy and fit to travel.


DURING THE FLIGHT


3. Accomplish the Bureau of Customs Form and Arrival Card.


WHEN YOU ARRIVE


4. All passengers must proceed to your assigned arrival gate.


5. Undergo a temperature check, present the BOQ One Health Pass QR Code and your proof of vaccination to the dedicated Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) representative for re-verification at the Department of Transportation One-Stop-Shop (OSS).


6. For fully vaccinated passengers, you may proceed to immigration for your clearance.


7. For passengers with connecting flight, you may proceed to Transfer desk for assistance.


8. Clear with immigration and submit the Arrival Card.


9. Claim your baggage at the designated carousel and clear with Customs Check. Submit the Bureau of Customs Form.

 

10. Proceed to your home/hotel through your preferred mode of transportation.

 

 

AT THE QUARANTINE HOTEL


Effective February 01, 2022

For fully vaccinated passengers
You will no longer be required to undergo a facility-based quarantine

 

Effective February 10, 2022

For Foreign Nationals who are unable to present acceptable proof of Vaccination

Check in at your hotel and wait for your scheduled test which is on the 5th day of your quarantine stay. 

 

If you test positive, the BOQ shall transfer you to a designated hospital for further medical management.


If you test negative, your test result will be released within 24 hours after your swab test is taken. Your Unified BOQ Quarantine Certificate is autogenerated in the OHP. You will be able to download and print this certificate through the “Track Swab Test”< https://onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/Track-Swab-Test> portal in the OHP website by entering your QR code reference number and last name. For other concerns, you may send an email to boq.qc1@gmail.com or helpdeskboq@gmail.com.

For non-Filipinos: In compliance with Philippine regulations, laboratory partners must secure a photocopy of your passport and proof of accommodation/residence in the Philippines.

 

If you develop COVID-19 symptoms (e.g., dry cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste and/or smell, etc.) at any time before your scheduled test, please inform the hotel you are staying in so a medical or BOQ officer can assess and check up on you immediately. You may be required to undergo an RT-PCR test.


You may call the BOQs landline at (02) 5318-7500, or through these mobile numbers: 0961-899-0779, 0951-210-8105, or 0926-629-0723.


GOING HOME

 

Effective February 01, 2022

For fully vaccinated passengers
You can undergo a self-monitoring for any sign or symptom until the 7th day from arrival.

 

Effective February 10, 2022

For Foreign Nationals who are unable to present acceptable proof of Vaccination

Once cleared, you can call your relatives and respective Local Government Units (LGU) to pick you up or arrange for your transportation going home. You are required to undergo home quarantine until the fourteenth day, with the day of arrival being the first day.



 

 

 


 

 


 

 





 

LIST OF “GREEN” COUNTRIES IDENTIFIED UNDER IATF RESOLUTION 141-A

Fully vaccinated travelers who stayed exclusively in the following countries in the past fourteen days immediately preceding arrival must only undergo a 7-day quarantine, and an RT-PCR test administered on the 5th day of their quarantine stay.

American Samoa

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Cayman Islands

Chad

China (Mainland

Comoros

Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

Hungary

Madagascar

Mali

Federated States of Micronesia

Montserrat

New Zealand

Niger

Northern Mariana Islands

Palau

Poland

Saba (Special Municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Sierra Leone

Sint Eustatius

Taiwan

Algeria

Bhutan

Cook Islands

Eritrea

Kiribati

Marshall Islands

Nauru

Nicaragua

Niue

North Korea

Saint Helena

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Sudan

Syria

Tajikstan

Tanzania

Tokelau

Tonga

Turkmenistan

Tuvalu

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Yemen

 

 

 


Testing and quarantine protocols for verified fully vaccinated travelers coming from “Yellow” List Countries

Facility-based quarantine stay

5 nights and 6 days

RT-PCR testing

5th day

Home Quarantine

Complete 10 days at home

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  1. All passengers, except OFWs, must ensure to have a confirmed hotel booking for 6 days.
  2. Fully vaccinated passengers traveling with unvaccinated minors will follow regular testing and quarantine protocols.
  3. Minors should always be accompanied by their parents/guardian throughout the quarantine period.
  4. Upon receipt of the Negative RT-PCR Results and Bureau of Quarantine, Quarantine Certificate, passenger can continue their Quarantine stay at Home.

 

Testing and quarantine protocols for verified fully vaccinated travelers coming from “Yellow” List Countries

Facility-based quarantine stay

5 nights and 6 days

RT-PCR testing

5th day

Home Quarantine

Complete 10 days at home

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  1. All passengers, except OFWs, must ensure to have a confirmed hotel booking for 6 days.
  2. Fully vaccinated passengers traveling with unvaccinated minors will follow regular testing and quarantine protocols.
  3. Minors should always be accompanied by their parents/guardian throughout the quarantine period.
  4. Upon receipt of the Negative RT-PCR Results and Bureau of Quarantine, Quarantine Certificate, passenger can continue their Quarantine stay at Home.

 


Testing and quarantine protocols for verified fully vaccinated travelers coming from “Yellow” List Countries

Facility-based quarantine stay

5 nights and 6 days

RT-PCR testing

5th day

Home Quarantine

Complete 10 days at home

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  1. All passengers, except OFWs, must ensure to have a confirmed hotel booking for 6 days.
  2. Fully vaccinated passengers traveling with unvaccinated minors will follow regular testing and quarantine protocols.
  3. Minors should always be accompanied by their parents/guardian throughout the quarantine period.
  4. Upon receipt of the Negative RT-PCR Results and Bureau of Quarantine, Quarantine Certificate, passenger can continue their Quarantine stay at Home.