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CEBU (CEB) Travel Guidelines

  • Cebu Province

Travel Permission

  • MGCQ: February 01 – 28, 2021
  • Allowed*

Reminders

  • All passengers and personnel should wear face shields and face masks when accessing Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal premises and during their flight. Face shield should sufficiently cover nose and mouth.
  • Persons with incomplete documents shall not be allowed to board the aircraft.
  • Confirmed Round Trip Plane Ticket must also be presented (except for LSI and ROF)
  • Fill-out Province of Cebu Public Health Passenger Locator Form

ROF

  • Negative RT-PCR result and Quarantine Certification issued by DOH- Bureau of Quarantine;
  • Identification Card

LSI (Locally Stranded Individual)

  • Travel Authority issued by the Joint Task Force (JTF) Covid (CV) Shield
  • Valid identification Card

APOR

  • Valid ID from respective government agency
  • Original or certified true copy of a travel authority or order issue by the Department of Secretary or his designated official
  • Medical Certificate (Private APOR)
 TOURISM/ NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL



  • Valid Medical Certificate (issued by a reputable doctor and within seven (7) days prior to travel date)
  • Proof of Pre-booking at a resort or hotel establishment where pax will stay during the duration of visit. The resort or hotel establishment should be located within the Province of Cebu and duly accredited by the Cebu Provincial Task Force
  • Pass symptoms checking or screening at the point of departure and point of arrival
  • Cebu City

Travel Permission

  • MGCQ: February 01 – 28, 2021
  • Allowed*

Reminders

  • No person shall be allowed entry into the City without presenting an Authority to Enter (ATE). Such ATE shall be issued upon the submission/upload of the following documents to the Cebu City Government Portal at www.mics.cebucity.gov.ph/inboundapplication.

Notes

  • Exemptions from the Letter of Coordination and Quarantine / PCR Swab Test Requirements:
    • Transiting pax in Manila provided they will show proof of port of origin (e.g. boarding pass, ticket)
    • Originating pax from Cebu City who are classified as APOR (Cebu City based worker/employer who will have a short visit to Manila)
    • Passengers under the classification above who cannot provide a Letter of Coordination will be accepted upon check-in, and will need to call/coordinate with their barangays before boarding
    • Upon arrival in Mactan Cebu Airport, passengers without a Letter of Coordination will need to approach the kiosk of the Cebu City LGU for validation and confirmation of acceptance.
ROF


  •  Negative RT-PCR result and Quarantine Certification issued by DOH-BOQ
  •  Valid Identification Card

LSI

  • Letter of Coordination from their Barangay of residence in the City of Cebu
  • JTF Covid Shield Travel Authority (Medical Clearance, Barangay Clearance from LGU of Origin)
  • RT-PCR Negative Result (3 days prior to departure)

APOR

PUBLIC APOR

  • Travel or Mission Order issued by Head of Agency;
  • Medical Certificate within 7 days
  • Government Agency ID
  • Purpose of Travel (for APORS  with IATF and EOC ID Pass)

PRIVATE APOR

  • RT-PCR Negative Test Result (3 days prior to departure)
  • Work/ Travel Order from the company indicating purpose of travel
  • Certificate of Employment
  • Company ID
  • Roundtrip ticket / travel details
  • Travel itinerary for the duration of stay in Cebu City or for the first 10 days, whichever is shorter
  • Confirmed booking of Accommodation in Cebu City
  • Authority to Enter (ATE) if available – if none, advise to apply
TOURISM/ NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL






  •  RT-PCR Negative result (test must have been taken 3 days from the date of travel)
  • Travel itinerary for the duration of stay in Cebu City or for the first ten (10) days, whichever is shorter;
  • JTF Covid Shield Travel Authority (Medical Certificate, Barangay Clearance from LGU of Origin);
  • Confirmed Booking of Accommodation in Cebu City;
  • Round-trip ticket/travel details
  • Authority to Enter Cebu City form
  • Lapu-lapu City

Travel Permission

  • MGCQ: February 01 – 28, 2021
  • Allowed*

ROF

RETURNING OVERSEAS FILIPINOS (ROF), who arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and returning to their residence in Lapu-Lapu City via Mactan Cebu International Airport Domestic Terminal, shall be authorized to enter upon presentation of the following documents:

  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the Lapu-lapu City Government or barangay;
  • Negative RT-PCR result;
  • Quarantine Certification issued by DOH- Bureau of Quarantine
The aforementioned requirements shall not apply to ROFs who arrived at Mactan Cebu International Airport – Domestic Terminal and whose residence is outside Lapu-Lapu City.

LSI

  • Letter of Acceptance issued by Lapu-lapu City Government
  • Travel Authority by PNP; or
  • Medical Certificate issued within 5 days from date of travel in the absence of a travel authority for those coming from areas where travel authorities are no longer issued

APOR

  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the Lapu-lapu City Government
  • Valid ID
  • Certificate of employment which shall also state purpose of travel

APOR shall include the following:

  • Health and emergency frontline services personnel,
  • Government officials and government frontline personnel,
  • Duly authorized humanitarian assistance actors
  • Persons travelling for medical or humanitarian reasons
  • Persons transiting to the airport for travel abroad,
  • Returning or repatriated OFWs and other OFWs returning to their places of residence
  • Other persons transported through the efforts of the national government upon observance of the necessary quarantine protocols and with the concurrence of the receiving LGUs
  • Uniformed personnel, government officials and employees for official business with corresponding travel authority
  • Those transporting medical supplies and laboratory specimens related to COVID-19
  • Anyone crossing zones for work permitted in the zone of destination and going back home
  • Lawyers in the private practice, upon presentation of their Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID

TOURIST/NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL 

Exemptions: Visitors/Guests from Mandaue, Cebu City, and Cebu Province

  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the Lapu-lapu City Government (if none, ok to apply at the arrival area at Mactan Airport)
  • Negative RT-PCR Swab test (72 hours prior departure) from DOH accredited laboratory
    • In the event that the guest, visitor, or tourist does not have a RT-PCR test result upon arrival at the airport, they can undergo RT-PCR testing at their own expense. Thereafter, they shall isolate at their hotel until the results are released.
  • Proof of confirmed booking in a hotel or accommodation establishment based in Lapu-lapu City with a DOT Certificate of Authority to Operate
  • Round trip ticket
  • Mandaue City

Travel Permission

  • MGCQ: February 01 – 28, 2021
  • Allowed*

ROF

  • Negative RT-PCR result and Quarantine Certification issued by DOH- Bureau of Quarantine
  • Identification Card

LSI

  • Travel Authority issued by the Joint Task Force (JTF) Covid (CV) Shield
  • Valid identification Card

APOR

  • Valid ID
  • Certificate of Employment
  • Company ID
  • Round-trip ticket
  • Letter of Appointment / Proof of visit           
 TOURIST/NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL
  •  Confirmed DOT Accredited Hotel/Resort Booking within the City of Mandaue City

Please note that there may be multiple travel requirements for each destination on national and provincial levels. These rules are subject to change by the issuing local government authority and are issued for our passengers’ and the public’s safety.  As these requirements may change at short notice, the advisories above serve as a general guide.

*CAAP list of airports with LGU Clearance to resume commercial flights.  Some airports, while allowing the resumption of commercial flights, are subject to different documentary and passenger LGU restrictions.