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LIST OF “GREEN” COUNTRIES IDENTIFIED UNDER IATF RESOLUTION 157-B

“Green” List countries/jurisdictions/territories are those classified by the IATF as “Low Risk” countries/jurisdictions/territories. The protocols for “Green” List countries/jurisdictions/territories in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be observed.  

 

Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, British Virgin Islands, China (Mainland), Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), The Gambia, Gana, Guinea, Hong Kong (Chinese Special Administrative Region), India, Indonesia, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Montserrat, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Saba (Special Municipality of the Kingdom of Netherlands), Saint Barthelemy,  Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sint Eustatius, Taiwan, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Uganda


 

Vaccinated

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin 
  • No facility-based quarantine required
  • Self-monitor for any sign or symptom until the 7th day from arrival

 

NOTES:

  • The testing and quarantine protocols of Minors shall follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent/guardian traveling with them, regardless of the minor’s vaccination status, and country of origin.                   

           RT-PCR test exemption of minors 3 years old and below as of December 14, 2021

  • Asymptomatic minors 3 years and below, shall not be required to present a negative RT-PCR test result.
  • Symptomatic minors 3 years and below shall be subject to the usual testing, and quarantine procedures for international arriving passengers. 

 

LIST OF “YELLOW” COUNTRIES IDENTIFIED UNDER IATF RESOLUTION 157-B

“Yellow List” countries/jurisdictions/territories are those classified by the IATF as “Moderate Risk” countries/jurisdictions/territories upon recommendation of the sub-Technical Working Group on Data Analytics, the protocols for “Yellow” List countries/jurisdictions/territories in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be observed. 

All other countries/territories/jurisdictions not identified as “Green” or “Red”

Vaccinated

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin  
  • Facility based quarantine until the release of the negative results
  • 5th day swabbing
  • Home quarantine until the 7th day from arrival

NOTES:

  • The testing and quarantine protocols of Minors shall follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent/guardian traveling with them, regardless of the minor’s vaccination status, and country of origin.

RT-PCR test exemption of minors 3 years old and below as of December 14, 2021

  • Asymptomatic minors 3 years and below, shall not be required to present a negative RT-PCR test result.
  • Symptomatic minors 3 years and below shall be subject to the usual testing, and quarantine procedures for international arriving passengers.

 

LIST OF “RED” COUNTRIES IDENTIFIED UNDER IATF RESOLUTION 157-B

“Red” List countries/jurisdictions/territories are those classified by the IATF as “High Risk” countries/jurisdictions/territories, upon recommendation of the sub-Technical Working Group on Data Analytics, the protocols for “Red” List countries/jurisdictions/territories in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be observed.  

Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Canada, Curacao, French Guiana, Iceland, Malta, Mayotte, Mozambique, Puerto Rico (U.S.), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain, & U.S. Virgin Islands 

Vaccinated

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin 
  • Facility based quarantine until the release of the negative results
  • 5th day swabbing
  • Home quarantine until the 7th day from arrival

NOTES:

  •  All passengers, whether Filipinos or foreigners, merely transiting on the above-mentioned countries and were not cleared by Immigration will not be restricted. 
  • The testing and quarantine protocols of Minors shall follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent/guardian traveling with them, regardless of the minor’s vaccination status, and country of origin.  

RT-PCR test exemption of minors 3 years old and below as of December 14, 2021

  • Asymptomatic minors 3 years and below, shall not be required to present a negative RT-PCR test result.
  • Symptomatic minors 3 years and below shall be subject to the usual testing, and quarantine procedures for international arriving passengers.

 

Foreign nationals allowed to enter into the country shall be subject to the following additional protocols:


Beginning 16 February 2022, proof of full vaccination shall be made a requirement for entry of all foreign nationals allowed to enter the Philippines.

 

A fully vaccinated individual is someone who has more than or equal to 2 weeks after having received the second dose in a 2-dose vaccine; or more than or equal to 2 weeks after having received a single-dose vaccine.

 

For purposes of validating vaccination status, the following shall be observed:

 

A. In lieu of the POLO-certification, OFWs and their spouse, children, parent/s travelling with them vaccinated abroad may present their national digital/physical vaccination certificate of the foreign government where they were vaccinated without the need of a reciprocity agreement.

 

B. (i) Filipinos who are non-OFWs vaccinated in the country or abroad, and (ii) foreigners vaccinated in the Philippines - either their VaxCertPH digital vaccination certificate, Bureau of Quarantine/World Health Organization-issued International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV), or the national/state digital certificate of the foreign government where they were vaccinated, which has accepted VaxCertPH under a reciprocal arrangement unless otherwise permitted by the IATF.

 

C. For foreign nationals vaccinated abroad: WHO-issued ICV, or the national/state digital certificate of the foreign government which has accepted VaxCertPH under a reciprocal arrangement unless otherwise permitted by the IATF.

  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE ACCEPTANCE/RECOGNITION UNDER IATF 154-E & 157

Upon the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the national COVID-19 vaccination certificate of the following countries shall be accepted/recognized for purposes of arrival quarantine protocols as well as for interzonal/intrazonal movement, in addition to such other countries/territories/jurisdictions whose proofs of vaccination the IATF already approved for recognition in the Philippines, and without prejudice to such other proofs of vaccination approved by IATF for all inbound travelers.

Armenia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Kuwait, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States of America, Oman, Colombia, Iraq, Monaco, Italy, Tunisia, and Vietnam.

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.

 

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. 


  

  

 

  

  


Register as early as 3 days within your departure date through https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC. The BOQ will determine the number of quarantine days upon arrival depending on the complete documents presented by the passenger.

 

Accurately and completely fill-out all required fields including the e-HDC. Upon completion, please ensure to save a copy of your unique transaction number and your QR code which will be required upon check-in. Failure to present the OHP QR code may result to non-acceptance to the flight.

 

For non-OFWs, you may also pre-pay for your RT-PCR Test. Your test may be conducted by our DOH-accredited partner, Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. A payment portal link is available after successfully registering to the One Health Pass. If your travel plans change, you may also request for a refund of your prepaid test anytime. Please follow the refund guidelines found in the payment confirmation email.

 

Payment may also be made at the hotel on your swab day via cash in PHP or USD, card, AliPay, WeChat Pay, GCash, and PayPal.

 

2. Ensure to have a confirmed booking at a hotel accredited by Tourism and Health Agencies. Please click here for the list of Quarantine Hotels in Manila.


3. 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


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


WHEN YOU ARRIVE


5. Upon arrival, listen to the briefing conducted by the Philippine Coast Guard.


6. Undergo a temperature check, present the BOQ One Health Pass QR Code upon deplaning, and proceed to the designated waiting area.


7. Present your proof of vaccination to the dedicated Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) representative for re-verification at the Department of Transportation One-Stop-Shop (OSS).

8 Proceed to the hotel desk and present your vaccine card and certificate. Hotel coordinators shall verify your hotel booking or assist you in your reservation if you have not made one yet. You shall also make the transportation arrangement to your hotel at these desks. If you have not made a pre-arranged hotel transfer, accredited taxis are available. A sticker will be placed at the back of your passport upon verification.


9. Clear with immigration and submit the Arrival Card.


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

11. Proceed to your booked hotel through your preferred mode of transportation.

AT THE QUARANTINE HOTEL


For passengers arriving from “Green” countries

You will no longer be required to undergo a facility-based quarantine

 

For passengers arriving from “Yellow” countries and fully vaccinated Filipino passengers with positive RT-PCR test arriving from ‘’Green” countries 

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

 

For passengers arriving from “Red” countries 

Check in at your hotel and wait for your scheduled test which is on the 7th 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

 

For passengers arriving from “Green” countries

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


For passengers arriving from “Yellow” countries and fully vaccinated Filipino passengers with positive RT-PCR test arriving from ‘’Green” countries 

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 seventh day, with the day of arrival being the first day.

 

For passengers arriving from “Red” countries 

 

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.