Philippines travel ban and restrictions

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Philippines. COVID travel advice is country is Closed for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions 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.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Philippines


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Last updated: November 23, 2020

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

This does not apply to:

- nationals of the Philippines;

- spouses, minors or children with special needs of nationals of the Philippines;

- parents of a minor or a child with special needs who is a national of the Philippines;

- passengers with a 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), 47(a)(2), RA 7919, EO226, EO324 or Native-born visa issued by the Philippines;

- passengers with a visa issued by Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority;

- merchant seamen with a 9(c) visa issued by the Philippines.

2. Suspension of all visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities.

3. Passengers are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival at their own expense and to quarantine.

4. Passengers must have a reservation confirmation of a hotel approved by Tourism and Health Agencies.

5. A completed "Case Investigation Form" must be presented upon arrival. The form can be obtained at [](

6. Passengers traveling to Davao (DVO) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Philippines

Do not travel

To curb the spread of COVID-19, General Community Quarantine (GCQ) is in place for Manila. Cebu has been placed under the stricter Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Other regions of the Philippines are under forms of quarantine. If you travel to the Philippines, you'll be subject to COVID-19 rapid testing (RT-PCR) and quarantined in a government facility at your own cost. If you’re in the Philippines and wish to return to Australia, more commercial options are becoming available and transit hubs are starting to re-open. A number of airlines are offering flights to Australia either directly or via other locations. See our Transit Hubs Bulletin and subscribe to receive updates. Contact the Philippines Department of Tourism and airlines directly to determine your available options. Follow the Australian Ambassador's social media and check the embassy website for latest information. We advise: Do not travel to the Philippines.

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Last updated: November 23, 2020

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