Who can be granted visa and travel to the Philippines  effective 01 August 2020




As of 01 August 2020, the following travelers shall be allowed entry to the Philippines:

  1. Filipinos, and foreign spouse and minor children of Filipinos*

  2. Children with special needs (regardless of age) of Filipinos*

  3. Foreign parent of minor Filipinos*

  4. Foreign parent of children with special needs (regardless of age) of Filipinos*

  5. Accredited foreign government and international organization officials and their dependents*

  6. Foreign airline crew members

  7. Foreign seafarers with 9(c) visa*

  8. Foreign nationals with the following long-term visas:*

  9. Section 13 series Commonwealth Act [CA] 613), as amended, includes:           13 Quota, 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g) visas

  10. Republic Act [RA] 7919 visas (granted through the Social Integration Program)

  11. Executive Order [EO] 324 visas

  12. Native Born Visa (based on CA 613, Section 13c [for foreigners born in the Philippines with at least 1 Permanent Resident parent]);

  13. Temporary Resident Visa relative to Sec 13 of CA613, as amended (based on MO No. ADD-01-038/ADD-02-015 [Indian nationals])

  14. MCL-07-021 Permanent Resident Visa based on Section 13(a) of CA 613 under MO No MCL-07-021 [Chinese nationals]


*Upon compliance with following Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) conditions:

  1.  Must have a valid and existing visa at the time of entry;

  2.  Must have pre-booked with an accredited quarantine facility;

  3.  Must have pre-booked COVID-19 testing provider; and,

  4.  Will be subject to the maximum capacity of inbound passengers as set by the COVID-19 National Task Force.



Quarantine Facilities

All travelers arriving in Manila are required to undergo quarantine in a Government approved facility while waiting for the test results.

Travelers are advised to book in advance to avoid inconvenience.

For the full list of Government approved quarantine facilities, go tohttp://quarantine.doh.gov.ph/facilities-inspected-as-of-july-30-2020/.

Those who wish to get in touch with the Philippine Bureau of Immigration may do so through any of their contacts listed in http://www.immigration.gov.ph/ or visit their official Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/immigration.helpline.ph/ END


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