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  • The government of the Philippines updated its COVID-19 entrance requirements for travelers on May 20, 2022


As of May 20, 2022, the government of the Philippines will require fully vaccinated travelers to present proof of vaccination and a negative RT-PCR test taken 48 hours before departure.

Foreign nationals who cannot provide proof of vaccination will need to provide evidence of a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure or a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure. These travelers will also be required to undergo a facility-based quarantine for a period of five days. A negative RT-PCR test result must be produced on the fifth day of the quarantine. After the initial five-day quarantine, these individuals will need to undergo a home quarantine until 14 days have passed since they arrived in the Philippines.

What are the Changes?

The government of the Philippines updated its COVID-19-related entrance requirements on May 20, 2022. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate travel authorization before arrival.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of the Philippines website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of the Philippines

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