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Last updated: PH Local Time, December 02, 2021


International Passengers must follow the new arrival and quarantine procedures in Bohol, Cebu, Clark, Davao, Laoag, Manila, and Subic mandated by PAL and the Philippine Government.


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       All passengers are encouraged to follow the guide, register in advance and pre-book their hotels as necessary to avoid any inconvenience and experience faster processing upon arrival.

 

 

Risk Classification Lists

 

Green List

American Samoa, Bhutan, Chad, China (mainland), Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Federated States of Micronesia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China), India, Indonesia, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malawi, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Paraguay, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sint Eustatius, Sudan, Taiwan, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Zambia

Effective immediately, the testing and quarantine protocols for countries/jurisdictions/territories classified as “Green” are temporarily suspended. "Green" List countries will follow "Yellow" List classification protocols.. Source: IATF 151-A 


Vaccinated

  • With a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior departure

    • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results

    • 3rd day swabbing

    • Self-monitoring until 14th day from arrival


  • Without a negative RT-PCR test

    • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results

    • 5th day swabbing

    • Home quarantine until the 10th day from arrival

Unvaccinated, Partially Vaccinated, Unverified

  • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results

  • 7th day swabbing

Home quarantine until the 14th day from arrival

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.

  

Red List

**Until December 15, 2021 Austria, Botswana, Belgium, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Hungary, Italy, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, The Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, and Zimbabwe

RETURNING FILIPINOS only

Must be part of a government-initiated, non-government-initiated, and Bayanihan repatriation flights 

  • Mandatory 14-day facility-based quarantine

  • 7th day swabbing

 

NOTE:

  • Passengers who have already arrived before to 28 November 2021 and are currently undergoing quarantine pursuant to the classifications of their country of origin, shall complete their respective testing and quarantine protocols. - based on the protocol set upon their arrival.

  • All passengers, whether Filipinos or foreigners, merely transiting on the above-mentioned countries and were not cleared by Immigration will not be restricted.

 

Yellow List

All other countries not specified as “Green” or “Red”

Vaccinated

  • With a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior departure
  • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results
  • 3rd day swabbing
  • Self-monitoring until 14th day from arrival
  • Without a negative RT-PCR test
  • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results
  • 5th day swabbing
  • Home quarantine until the 10th day from arrival

Unvaccinated, Partially Vaccinated, Unverified

  • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results
  • 7th day swabbing
  • Home quarantine until the 14th day from arrival
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.

 

Destination



Manila      Bohol      Davao

   
   

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OFWs

Non-OFW & Non-Filipino Nationals

Non-Filipino Diplomats & Qualified Dependents

 

Quarantine Hotels

   

Arrival Guide

Quarantine Hotels

   

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Quarantine Hotels


   



   
    Cebu     Laoag

   
   


   

Arrival Guide

Quarantine Hotels

   

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Quarantine Hotels


   



   
    Clark     Subic

   
   


   

Arrival Guide

Quarantine Hotels

   

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Health & Safety

 

Philippine Airlines and all its passengers shall strictly observe the following measures in all airport facilities and on board the aircraft to ensure everyone’s health and safety:


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      Wearing of face masks and face shields.
       
  • Areas under Alert Level 1, 2, and 3:
    Voluntary wearing of face shields in the airport and during the flight
    Mandated by the Philippine Department of Transportation, effective November 16, 2021
  • Areas under Alert Level 4 and LGU’s mandating use of face shields:
    Required wearing of face shields
  • Areas under Alert Level 5 and granular lockdowns, and in areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine:
    Mandatory  wearing of face shields


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Use of the Traze Mobile Application to to generate and scan their QR code when entering in, boarding from, and upon arriving in all Philippine Airports.

Mandated by the Philippine Department of Transportation starting November 28, 2020.

Download and know more.



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Mandatory Registration to Bureau of Quarantine’s One Health Pass at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC for Manila, Clark, Davao, Laoag, Bohol and Subic. Other Case Investigation Forms depending on the traveler’s type and port of entry.

Note: Passengers are reminded to print their answers or take a screenshot of the “Thank You” response of the PAL Passenger Information Form to be presented upon check-in at the airport.


  1. PAL Passenger Information Form as early as 24 hours before their flight.
  2. PAL Laboratory Partner e-CIF as early as 5 days before departure.

For passengers who will take their COVID-19 test with any of PAL’s Partner Laboratories



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Enhanced health & safety protocols:

  • Temperature checks, use of foot baths, and disinfection/sanitation facilities. 
  • Physical and Social Distancing, and minimum contact at all times within the airport premises and during all procedures, from check-in, boarding, inflight (as applicable), disembarking to retrieving of check-in baggage. Seat Distancing shall be observed inflight depending on space availability. Family members and individuals travelling together as part of the same household may still choose to be seated together. 
  • Mandatory public safety announcements before closing of doors and during flight for cabin and health security protocols. 
  • Strict compliance on safety procedures in handling of (suspected) ill passengers on board, which include keeping the last three (3) rows of the plane vacant as isolation area. 
  • Regular sanitation and disinfection of airline facilities and equipment, and in coordination with the airport authorities, all airport facilities and equipment, including lavatories, frequently touched surfaces, wheelchairs, trolleys, countertops, etc.




More Information


 

Eligible Passengers for travel to the Philippines       Arrival Guide for Fully Vaccinated Travelers, and coming from “Green” or “Yellow” countries
         
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This page contains the travel rules and requirements for each province, city, or municipality in the Philippines. Please note that there may be multiple travel requirements for each destination on national and provincial levels. We would also like to remind passengers that these rules are subject to change by the issuing local government authority and are issued for passengers’ and the public’s safety. As these requirements may change at short notice, the advisories below are meant only as a guide. Please make sure that you have the correct and have completed the required documents before you travel.