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Starting July 26, 2021, all International arriving passengers to the Philippines, regardless of point of entry, need only undergo a seven (7)-day facility-based quarantine and Reverse Transcription - Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing on the fifth (5th) day, with the day of arrival being the first day, only if all the following conditions are met, subject to the definitions in IATF Resolution 128-A:


1. Their port of origin is a Green List country/jurisdiction/territory; 


2. They stayed exclusively in Green List countries/jurisdictions/territories in the last fourteen (14) days prior to their arrival in the Philippines.


3. They are fully vaccinated, whether in the Philippines or abroad;


4. Their vaccination status can be independently verified/confirmed by Philippine authorities as valid and authentic upon their arrival in the country.


If the test result is negative, traveler will be released from the facility on the 8th day and continue another 7 days of home quarantine. If the test result is positive, they will be subjected to isolation protocol established by authorities.


All passengers, whether Filipinos or foreigners, merely transiting through a non-Green List country/jurisdiction/territory shall not be deemed as having 3 come from or having been to said country/jurisdiction/territory if they stayed in the airport the whole time and were not cleared for entry into such country/jurisdiction/territory by its immigration authorities.


Definition of Vaccinated Traveler


The traveler shall be considered as having been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 :

  1. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having received the second dose in a 2-dose series, or
  2. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having received a single-dose vaccine.
  3. The vaccines administered to the individual are included in any  of the  following:
    1. Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) List or Compassionate Special Permit (CSP) issued by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration; or
    2. Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization.

For purposes of verification/confirmation of vaccination status, any of the following shall be acceptable:


1. For Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their spouse, parent/s, and/or children traveling with them: a Certification from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in the country of origin;


2. For Filipinos and foreigners fully vaccinated in the Philippines: either their LGU/ hospital-issued vaccination cards (in original and/or hard copy form) or Local Government Unit (LGU)-issued Vaccine Certificate, provided these can be verified/confirmed by border-control authorities, or BOQ-issued International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV); or


3. For Filipinos and foreigners fully vaccinated abroad: the vaccination certificate issued by the health authorities of their place of vaccination; provided that such certificate can be independently verified/confirmed by Philippine authorities as valid or authentic.


The aforementioned documents must be presented to the dedicated Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) representative for re-verification at the Department of Transportation One-Stop-Shop (OSS) upon arrival in the Philippines

LIST OF “GREEN” COUNTRIES IDENTIFIED UNDER IATF RESOLUTION 130-B

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.

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Benin
  • Brunei
  • Cayman Islands
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Gabon
  • Grenada
  • Kosovo
  • Marshall Islands
  • Montserrat
  • Niger
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Romania
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Slovakia 

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Bermuda
  • Bulgaria
  • Chad
  • Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gambia
  • Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)
  • Laos
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • New Caledonia
  • Nigeria
  • Palau
  • Saba (Special Municipality of the Kingdom of Netherlands)
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Anguilla
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Burkina Faso
  • China
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Ghana
  • Hungary
  • Mali
  • Moldova
  • New Zealand
  • North Macedonia
  • Poland
  • Saint Barthelemy
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Togo


“Green List” countries/jurisdictions/territories are those classified by the IATF as “Low Risk” countries/jurisdictions/territories, upon recommendation of the DOH based the following metrics: (i.) for populations greater than 100,000, the incidence rate (cumulative new cases over the past 28 days per 100,000 population) shall be less than 50; and (ii.) For populations less than 100,000, the COVID-19 case counts (cumulative new cases over the past 28 days) shall be less than 50, as prescribed by its Technical Advisory Group.



BEFORE YOU FLY AND DURING CHECK-IN


1. All travelers should register to the Bureau of Quarantine e-Health Declaration Card including children. Register to the BOQ One Health Pass (OHP) to declare your personal information, health status, and travel history. Please note that this is a 2-step registration process.

Step 1: Register through https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/ and completely fill-out all required fields. Upon completion, please ensure to save a copy of your unique transaction number which you need as you finish your registration for the e-HDC before boarding your flight.

Step 2: Prior to boarding, answer the e-HDC at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC by entering your unique transaction number to retrieve your record. Upon completing all the information, you will receive your unique QR code which you need to present before boarding and upon arrival.


Note: All information shared in the One Health Pass are solely collected and processed by the Bureau of Quarantine. The One Health Pass website is independent of PAL and PAL has no control over said website. PAL is providing the link to OHP for your convenience only. PAL , its officers, directors, employees and/or agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages that may arise in your use of the OHP website.


2. For non-OFWs and non-Filipinos, as early as 3 days prior to your departure, register and accomplish to the Electronic Case Investigation Form and save the confirmation e-mail and QR code. 


For passengers arriving in NAIA Terminal 2: https://bit.ly/MNLPALeCIF

For passengers arriving in NAIA Terminal 1 (PAL Middle East flights to Manila): https://www.padlab.ph/DLS/eCIFv8


Download, print, and accomplish the Affidavit of Undertaking for submission upon arrival in the Philippines. Please ensure to write your address and contact details in the Philippines.


3. Ensure to have a 7 day confirmed booking at a hotel accredited by Tourism and Health Agencies. Please click here for the list of Quarantine Hotels in Manila.

4. 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


5. Accomplish the Bureau of Customs Form, Affidavit of Undertaking, and Arrival Card.


WHEN YOU ARRIVE


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


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


8. 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).

9. 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. Please ensure that hotel verifiers have signed or stamped your Affidavit of Undertaking. 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.

10. Proceed to the verification booth. Present your passport and the QR code sent to you after accomplishing the e-CIF. For non-OFWs and non-Filipinos, pay for your RT-PCR test. Another sticker will be placed at the back of your passport upon verification.

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.

11. Clear with immigration and submit the Arrival Card.

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

13. Submit the Affidavit of Undertaking before exiting the terminal. Proceed to your booked hotel through your preferred mode of transportation.

AT THE QUARANTINE HOTEL


14. Check in at your hotel and wait for your scheduled test which is on the 5th day of your quarantine stay.  On the final day of your quarantine, a BOQ officer will assess you for clearance and shall issue you a quarantine certificate. 


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


15. 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 encouraged to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 in the next seven (7) days.