COVID-19 PUBLIC ADVISORY NO. 8: RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL TO THE PHILIPPINES AS OF 14 MARCH 2020

COVID-19 PUBLIC ADVISORY NO. 8: RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL TO THE PHILIPPINES AS OF 14 MARCH 2020

The public is hereby informed of the restrictions in place in the Philippines for those traveling from the following places due to COVID-19:

China, Macau and Hong Kong

  • All foreign nationals are banned from entry
  • Exemptions: Filipinos and their spouse or children, foreigners with permanent resident visas, members of the Diplomatic Corps

South Korea

  • All foreign nationals coming from North Gyeonsang Province (including Daegu City and Cheongdo County) are banned from entry
  • Exemptions: Filipinos and their spouse or children, foreigners with permanent resident visas, members of the Diplomatic Corps

Iran and Italy

  • All travelers are required to present a medical certificate issued by competent medical authorities within 48 hours immediately preceding departure, signifying that the traveler has tested negative for COVID-19
  • Exemptions: Filipinos and their spouse or children, foreigners with permanent resident visas, members of the Diplomatic Corps

The Department of Health will observe the following protocol for all travelers arriving in the Philippines:

COVID-19 PUBLIC ADVISORY NO. 8: RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL TO THE PHILIPPINES AS OF 14 MARCH 2020

Kindly note that the situation is constantly changing, and the Embassy will announce any new restrictions as soon as they become available.

The Embassy continues to advise against all non-essential travel to the Philippines, in order to lessen the risk of spread of COVID-19.