Travel Requirements for Foreign Tourists Entering the Philippines

The Philippines will open its doors to fully vaccinated foreign tourists starting 10 February 2022. The Department of Tourism (DOT) has set the requirements and protocols for arriving foreign leisure travelers listed below.

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Based on the IATF –EID Resolution 160-B, all arriving visitors must be able to present the following:

  • Acceptable proof of vaccination
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Taken within forty –eight hours (48 hours) before the date and time of departure from the country of origin / first port of embarkation in a continuous travel to the Philippines, excluding lay-overs for their return journey
  • Valid tickets for their return journey to the port of origin or next port of destination not later than thirty (30) days from date of arrival in the Philippines
  • Passports valid for a period of at least six (6) months at the time of their arrival to the Philipiines
  • Travel insurance for COVID-19 treatment costs from reputed insurers, with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000 for the duration of their stay in the Philippines

As of now, The Philippines is only open tofully vaccinated leisure travelers from countries whose nationals do not need a visa to enter the country.

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