- Face shields are mandatory for passengers travelling to and departing from Philippines.
- Passengers are not permitted to enter the Philippines if they have been in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, or Spain in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers who transited through the above countries without leaving the airport or passing through immigration.
- Returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are not residing in Cebu province (non-residents in Cebu) will be required to present a letter of acceptance (LOA) obtained from their local government unit (LGU) of destination when travelling to Cebu. Returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) are also required to hold proof of their connecting flights from Cebu to their local government unit of destination. Returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who do not meet the aforementioned requirements will not be permitted to enter Cebu.
- Passengers travelling to Manila (MNL) or Cebu (CEB) must hold a valid visa (except for passengers that qualify under the Balikbayan Program).
- Passengers who hold immigrant or permanent resident visas but whose alien certificate of registration identity cards (ACR ICard) have expired may travel to the Philippines provided they hold valid re-entry permits (RPs).
- Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers are not permitted to enter the Philippines.
- Vaccinated passengers: This does not apply to passengers who hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Fully vaccinated passengers must have received the full series of a vaccine more than 2 weeks prior to travelling to the Philippines. The vaccines administered to the individual must be included in any of the following:
- Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) List or Compassionate Special Permit (CSP) issued by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration;
- Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO).
- If the passenger was vaccinated outside of the Philippines, they must hold a WHO issued International Certificate of Vaccine, or the national digital certificate of the foreign government.
- Other exempt passengers:
- Passengers aged 11 years and younger, provided travelling with fully vaccinated parents;
- Passengers who are medically unable to receive the vaccine, provided holding certification provided by the Public Health Authority in their departure country;
- Diplomats and their qualified dependents/9(e) visa holders.
- All passengers travelling to Cebu Mactan International Airport (CEB) are required to complete the Registration Form for International Flight Passengers here not earlier than 5 days before their departure date, and present the generated Travel Reference Number and Bar code upon arrival.
- Passengers travelling to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) in must complete the One Health Pass registration within 48 hours prior to their initial point of departure and submit their proof of registration at check-in. Proof of registration can be either a bar code or a QR code.
- Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged older than 3 years must hold a negative RT-PCR test result tested within 48 hours prior to departure or a professionally administered negative antigen test result tested within 24 hours prior to departure.
- Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers aged 18 years and above who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 including at least 1 booster shot.
- Other exempt passengers:
- Passengers aged 12-17 who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19;
- Passengers aged below 12 years old who are accompanied by their fully vaccinated parent or guardian; or
- Nationals of the Philippines aged older than 3 years who have recovered from Covid-19 and still receive a positive result, provided they hold all of the following documents:
- Positive RT-PCR test result taken between 10 and 30 days prior to departure;
- Positive RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to departure; and
- Medical certificate issued by a licensed physician confirming that the passenger is no longer infectious, has completed the mandatory isolation period, is no longer symptomatic and is allowed to travel.