Pursuant to Resolution No.116 series of 2021 issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) of the Republic of the Philippines, the public is informed that the inbound international travel of ALL persons regardless of vaccination status (against Covid-19), to any port of the Philippines shall be governed by the following entry, testing and quarantine protocols:
- All arriving travelers shall undergo a fourteen (14) day quarantine upon arrival, with the day of arrival being the first day. The first ten (10) days shall be observed in a quarantine facility, with the remainder to be completed under home quarantine in the traveler's respective local government units of destination;
- Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing shall be conducted on the seventh day of quarantine. Notwithstanding a negative test result, the arriving traveler shall complete the facility-based quarantine period of then (10) days;
- The Bureau of Quarantine shall ensure strict symptom monitoring while in the facility quarantine for ten days; and
- The foregoing shall be subject to special protocols approved by the IATF or the Office of the President for certain classes of travelers or ports of origin.
Please be guided accordingly.