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This article was originally published on January 5, 2022, and was updated on February 7, 2022, to reflect new information.

February 7, 2022 Update: On February 3, 2022, the government of the Philippines released an updated list of countries and territories that will be permitted to enter the Philippines under the Green country requirements.

Original Post From January 5, 2022:

Key Points

  • Updated entrance requirements for travelers beginning December 31, 2021


The government of the Philippines updated its risk level entrance requirements on December 31, 2021. Countries and territories are classified as on the Green, Yellow, or Red List. Different entrance requirements will apply to travelers based on the country of departure and vaccination status. Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from a Green List country or territory will be required to:

  • Present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure
  • Undergo a facility-based quarantine until the release of a negative RT-PCR test result which is to be taken on the third day of quarantine
  • If a negative result is received, the traveler will be allowed to finish the ten-day quarantine at home

Unvaccinated travelers and travelers arriving from Yellow or Red List countries and territories will be subject to additional testing requirements and more extended quarantine periods. For further information on Yellow and Red List entrance requirements, click here.

What are the Changes?

The government of the Philippines updated the entrance requirements for all travelers entering the country. The requirements will be based on the traveler’s departure location and vaccination status.

Looking Ahead

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

Source: Department of Health, Philippines

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