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The travel advice is Do not travel to Philippines. Get travel alerts and advice before travelling to Philippines. Philippines is part of Asia with main city at Manila. Its Developing country with a population of 103M people. The main currency is Philippine Peso. The languages spoken are English.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103M people

🛡️ Travel safety for Philippines

Do not travel

April 1, 2020

The Philippines has implemented a lockdown and curfew to limit the spread of COVID-19. If you’re in the Philippines and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Options have become extremely limited and transit hubs have closed. Contact the Philippines Department of Tourism and airlines directly to determine available options. Qatar Airways and ANA are offering flights via other locations to Australia. If you remain, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. The Australian Embassy has emailed we know are in the Philippines with more detailed advice. See the Embassy website or Facebook page for the full text of the email and to subscribe to any further Embassy updates (see Travel). We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Philippines.

🚨 Travel Alert for Philippines

Issued date: March 22, 2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.

- This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

- This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

2.Passengers who have transited through or have been in the North Gyeongsang Province (including Daegu and Cheongdo Country) of Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.

- This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines.

- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines.

- This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines.

3. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Iran or Italy in the past 14 days are required to present a Medical Clearance or Health Declaration Certificate, issued by Health Authority within 48 hours prior to arrival and certifying that the passenger is free from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

- This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines.

- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines.

- This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines.

Passengers who have transited through or have been in Iran or Italy in the past 14 days, are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

4. Passengers under the following visa categories are not allowed to enter the Philippines:

- Passengers under Visa Waiver Agreements.

- Passengers with Special Visas

- Passengers who fall under Executive Order No.408, s1960 (EO408);

- Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, Macao (SAR China) passport, Macao-Portuguese, and British National Overseas passports.

- Immigrant and non-Immigrant visa holders (i.e. 13, 9D, 9F, 9G, 47a(2), etc.)

This does not apply to:

- spouses and children of Filipino nationals (if they are not traveling together, they should show proof of marriage or filiation).

- government and International Organization officials whose visas were issued by the Philippines government.

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Last updated: March 22, 2020