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ATTENTION: (11 Jul 2021) -- Due to the current restriction measures pursuant to the declaration of Emergency PPKM in Indonesia stemming from the resurgence of Covid-19 infections, consular transactions at the embassy will be by appointment only. Kindly read the latest update on consular services for details.

Pursuant to Resolution No. 120-B dated 10 June 2021 issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) of the Republic of the Philippines the following are the entry policies applicable for arriving diplomats in the Philippines:

  1. Diplomats arriving in the Philippines shall be exempted from the inbound arrival quota imposed by the Department of Transportation (DoTr). The DoTr, through its One-Stop Shop, and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) shall issue the necessary advisories to airlines.

  2. The following testing and quarantine protocols on foreign delegations shall be adopted in cases of foreign law enforcement officers who will enter the Philippines to accept the physical transfer of custody of persons being extradited to the Requesting State:

a.) If less than 72 hours in the country, a negative RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin shall be presented.

b.) If more than 72 hours in the country, RT-PCR test shall be conducted upon arrival.

In addition, all newly arriving incoming diplomatic passport holders to the Philippines including those covered by the above must first request entry exemption and secure visas at the Philippine embassies/consulates with jurisdiction, in a timely manner prior to their intended travel to the Philippines.

 

N.B:

Diplomats who are not new arrivals and are holding valid diplomatic visas do not need an entry exemption document to re-enter the Philippines.(Note No. 2021-2795 / 18 Jun 2021)