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The Philippines Entry Regulations

(Updated November 20th, 2023)

The Philippines has lifted all COVID-19 measures for international travelers. This means that tourists or temporary visitors no longer have to present proof of vaccination to enter the country. This allows individuals to visit the Philippines regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status

The Philippines, however, requires travelers to register for an eTravel card within 72 hours before departure. This browser-based system features an easier and shorter registration process so travelers no longer need to download and install an app on their phones. Follow the Philippines Department of Tourism or contact the Philippines Bureau of Immigration for the latest advice. With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, this tropical paradise awaits you with exciting adventures, unmatched natural beauty, and a wide array of aquatic activities. To plan your dream vacation to the Philippines, check out our tour offers. Also don't miss out our blog articles on this captivating destination.

List of the documents for your travel to the Philippines:

  • Valid Passport
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Return or onward ticket 
  • Registration to an eTravel Card within 72 hours prior to departure
  • Travel Insurance is not required, but highly encouraged

Step 1: Application

  • Check if your passport is valid for travel (valid for at least 6 months at the time of entry)
  • Apply for a visa (if needed)
  • Register to an eTravel Card within 72 hours before departure

Step 2: Pre-departure

  • Check for passport validity
  • Have eTravel Card ready
  • Purchase travel insurance covering COVID-19 treatment

Step 3: On Arrival

  • Present the following documents at check-in:
    • Passport
    • Visa (if required)
    • eTravel Card
  • Comply with the provisions of the health protocol set by the Government

Step 4: Stay in the Philippines

  • Comply with health protocols set by the Government
  • Show your eTravel Card 
  • Self-monitor your health & enjoy your stay in the Philippines

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