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The following travel passengers are allowed to travel abroad through any of the airports or seaports in the country, and subject to the presentation of travel requirements of the Philippine government and the country of destination. Please note that there may be restrictions on certain types of travelers depending on imposed guidelines by Local Government Units or by the IATF-EID.


GUIDELINES ON THE PILOT IMPLEMENTATION OF ALERT LEVELS SYSTEM

FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

 

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) issues the Guidelines on the Pilot Implementation of Alert Levels System for COVID-19 Response in the National Capital Region as a new classification framework to further curb the spread of COVID-19 and its variants.

 

From December 01 to 15, 2021, NCR will be under Alert Level 2.


International and domestic flights to and from MANILA shall continue operating during this period, subject to compliance with the travel restrictions and related travel protocols.

 

If you wish to make changes to your flight, you may opt to:

 

  • Rebook your flight to a later date;

  • Convert your ticket to a Travel Voucher;

  • Refund your ticket without penalties.

(Terms and conditions apply)

 

You may request any of the options via the MyPAL Request Hub at https://bit.ly/myPALRequestHub.

 

References:

 

 

 

Passenger Type1

Documentary and Other Requirements

(must be presented upon booking, check-in, and to the Immigration Officer before departing the Philippines)

Overseas Filipino Workers

  • Philippine Passport

  • Valid work visa and contract;

  • Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC);

  • Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) certificate;

  • Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (for seaman);

    • For information on Philippine Green Lanes for Seafarers, visit the MARINA website

  • Departure Card

  • Required travel and health documents as specified by the destination

  • International travelers 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. Request for ICV is not mandatory, as this is not a requirement for all travelers.

    • Request for a digital proof of vaccination from the VaxCertPH portal. Fully vaccinated travelers may generate their own vaccination certificate by logging on to https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/.

      • Only individuals who got their COVID-19 vaccination in Metro Manila and Baguio, and traveling outside the Philippines may use this online facility.

    Students enrolled abroad and Participants accepted in exchange visitor programs

    • Passport

    • Valid visa

    • Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) Certificate (for first time travelers)

    • Departure Card

    • Required travel and health documents as specified by the destination

    • Bureau of Immigration (BOI) Declaration of acknowledging the risks involved in travelling. Click to download the BOI Declaration form.

    • Registration to PAL’s passenger contact tracing forms:

    • International travelers 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:

        • Only individuals who got their COVID-19 vaccination in Metro Manila and Baguio, and traveling outside the Philippines may use this online facility.

    Citizen/Permanent Residents/visa holders of foreign jurisdiction

    • Passport

    • Valid Permanent Visa or Permanent Resident Card;

    • Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) Certificate for first time immigrants;

    • Departure Card

    • Required travel and health documents as specified by the destination

    • Travel Pass (effective March 01, 2021)

    Note: Travelers who are Permanent Residents of foreign jurisdiction but holding a Philippine Passport are excluded from this requirement.

      • All Foreign Nationals whose visas are issued pursuant to Phil Immigration Act of 1940, and other special laws governing the visa issuing agencies ( DOJ, BI, and investment promotion agencies) shall be required to secure travel pass from the same agencies when departing Philippines

      • Visa issuing agencies where a Travel Pass may be secured: DOJ, BI, and investment promotion agencies such as the BOI, PRA, PEZA, CEZA, SNMA, CDC, AFAB, and APECO

      • Those holding Emigration Clearance Certificate (ECC) from BI are exempted

      • The Travel Pass shall be presented in printed or electronic form to the immigration counters as part of the documentary requirements upon departure.

      • A duly issued Travel Pass shall be for single use and valid for thirty days from its issuance

      • Failure to present a duly issued Travel Pass shall not be permitted to depart unless confirmed by the focal persons of the visa-issuing agencies.

      • READ! Guidelines securing Bureau of Immigration Travel Pass [Guidelines in Securing BI Travel Pass.png]

      • For more information, go to https://immigration.gov.ph/10-faqs

    • International travelers 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. Request for ICV is not mandatory, as this is not a requirement for all travelers.

      • Request for a digital proof of vaccination from the VaxCertPH portal. Fully vaccinated travelers may generate their own vaccination certificate by logging on to https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/.

        • Only individuals who got their COVID-19 vaccination in Metro Manila and Baguio, and traveling outside the Philippines may use this online facility.

    Foreign Nationals (Foreign Nationals refer to any individual with a passport other than the Philippine Passport)

    • Passport

    • Valid Permanent Visa or Permanent Resident Card

    • Departure card

    • Required travel and health documents as specified by the destination

    • Travel Pass (effective March 01, 2021)

      • All Foreign Nationals whose visas are issued pursuant to Phil Immigration Act of 1940, and other special laws governing the visa issuing agencies ( DOJ, BI, and investment promotion agencies) shall be required to secure travel pass from the same agencies when departing Philippines

      • Visa issuing agencies where a Travel Pass may be secured: DOJ, BI, and investment promotion agencies such as the BOI, PRA, PEZA, CEZA, SNMA, CDC, AFAB, and APECO

      • Those holding Emigration Clearance Certificate (ECC) from BI are exempted

      • The Travel Pass shall be presented in printed or electronic form to the immigration counters as part of the documentary requirements upon departure.

      • A duly issued Travel Pass shall be for single use and valid for thirty days from its issuance

      • Failure to present a duly issued Travel Pass shall not be permitted to depart unless confirmed by the focal persons of the visa-issuing agencies.

      • READ! Guidelines securing Bureau of Immigration Travel Pass [Guidelines in Securing BI Travel Pass.png]

      • For more information, go to https://immigration.gov.ph/10-faqs

    • International travelers 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:

        • Only individuals who got their COVID-19 vaccination in Metro Manila and Baguio, and traveling outside the Philippines may use this online facility.

    Outbound Filipinos

    For those traveling on tourist or short-term/visitor visas:

    • Philippine Passport

    • Supporting documents and medical/health requirements (required by the destination country)

    • Confirmed roundtrip ticket

    • Travel and health insurance to cover travel disruptions and hospitalization in case of COVID-19 infections during their allowable period of stay abroad

    • Bureau of Immigration (BOI) Declaration of acknowledging the risks involved in travelling. Click to download the BOI Declaration form.

    • Whenever required by the country of destination, a negative COVID-19 test taken in accordance with the health and safety protocols of such destination.

    • Registration to PAL’s passenger contact tracing forms:

    • International travelers 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. Request for ICV is not mandatory, as this is not a requirement for all travelers.

      • Request for a digital proof of vaccination from the VaxCertPH portal. Fully vaccinated travelers may generate their own vaccination certificate by logging on to https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/.

        • Only individuals who got their COVID-19 vaccination in Metro Manila and Baguio, and traveling outside the Philippines may use this online facility.

     

    Notes:


    1 Travelers are allowed to exit the Philippines provided they are also eligible to enter the destination country, and are subject to immigration formalities.


    Upon return to the Philippines, passengers shall follow the arrival and quarantine protocols set by the National Task Force for COVID-19. (see guidelines for passengers arriving in the Philippines)

    Please be advised that eligible passengers for travel abroad from the Philippines, including documentary and additional requirements, are subject to change. The information above only serve as a guide. For inquiries and latest updates, you may contact the Philippine Bureau of Immigration: