For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from the Philippines for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
Most travelers are not allowed to enter the Philippines. Most travelers must have a valid existing visa to be allowed entry into the Philipines. These entry restrictions do not apply to Filipino citizens, including those with an Identification Certificate, travelers under the Balikbayan Program who fulfill other specific program requirements, travelers who are holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa or Section 9 visas without the need of an entry exemption document, Foreign spouses, parent, or children of Filipino citizens, not traveling together with the Filipino and shall present a visa with the notation “EED not required per IATF Resolution No. 128 (s.2021)”.
Fully vaccinated nationals of non-visa required countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s.1960), as amended, shall be allowed to enter the Philippines
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Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to the Philippines.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the Philippines.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
Travelers returning from the Philippines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.
Visitors returning from the Philippines are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.
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