(19 Oct 2021) - Pursuant to Resolution No.144-A and Resolution No.144-B s.2021 issued 14 Oct 2021 by the Philippine Inter Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), the following are the approved testing and quarantine protocols for international arriving passengers in all ports of entry in the Philippines and the list of territories classified as "Green", "Yellow", or "Red". The country/territory/jurisdiction color category classification is effective from 16-31 Oct 2021.
|1) Algeria||18) Mali||35) Sierra Leone|
|2) American Samoa||19) Marshall Islands||36) Saint Eustatius|
|3) Bhutan||20) Micronesia, Federated States of||37) Solomon Islands|
|4) Burkina Faso||21) Montserrat||38) Sudan|
|5) Cameroon||22) Nauru||39) Syria|
|6) Cayman Islands||23) New Zealand||40) Taiwan|
|7) Chad||24) Nicaragua||41) Tajikistan|
|8) China (mainland)||25) Niger||42) Tanzania|
|9) Comoros||26) Niue||43) Tokelau|
|10) Congo, Republic of the||27) North Korea||44) Tonga|
|11) Cook Islands||28) Northern Mariana Islands||45) Turkmenistan|
|12) Eritrea||29) Palau||46) Tuvalu|
|13) Falkland Islands (Malvinas)||30) Poland||47) Uzbekistan|
|14) Gibraltar||31) Saba (Special Municipality of the Kingdom of Netherlands)||48) Vanuatu|
|15) Hong Kong SAR||32) Saint Helena||49) Yemen|
|16) Kiribati||33) St. Pierre and Miquelon|
|17) Madagascar||34) Samoa|
|Testing and Quarantine Requirements for Green List Arrivals|
|Fully Vaccinated||Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated / those whose vaccination status cannot be verified / those VACCINATED but failed to comply with the test-before-travel requirements|
(whether OFW or non-OFW)
a) To show negative RT-PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure from country of origin; and
b) 14-day self-monitoring for symptoms
Note: Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated minor children travelling with their fully-vaccinated parent/s or guardian/s shall be required to observe the quarantine protocols corresponding to their vaccination status. A parent/guardian shall accompany the child in the quarantine facility for the full term of the latter's facility-based quarantine period.
The inbound international travel to the Philippines of all persons, regardless of vaccination status, coming from or who have been to "Red"-list countries / jurisdictions / territories within the last fourteen (14) days prior to arrival at any port of the Philippines shall not be allowed EXCEPT Filipinos returning to the country via government-initiated repatriation, non-government repatriation, and Bayanihan flights subject to the given entry, testing an quarantine protocols:
- All passengers shall undergo fourteen (14) day quarantine upon arrival [10 days facility-based and the rest at home]. An RT-PCR test shall be taken on the seventh day from the day of arrival (Day 1).
- Nothwithstanding a negative test result, the arriving passenger shall complete the facility-based quarantine for 10 days.
Note: All passengers, whether Filipino or foreigners, merely transiting through a "Red"-list country / jurisdiction / territory shall not be deemed as having come from this country / jurisdiction / territory.
|All other countries / territories / jurisdictions not otherwise listed above.|
|Testing and Quarantine Requirements for Yellow List Arrivals|
|Fully Vaccinated||Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated / those whose vaccination status cannot be independently verified by PH authorities|
(whether OFW or non-OFW)
For purposes of validating vaccination status of arriving passengers in the Philippines, per Sec.V of IATF-EID Res.No. 144-A, the following shall be observed:
|Vaccinated in the Philippines||Vaccinated Abroad|
|For Overseas Filipino Workers and their spouse, parent/s, and/or children travelling with them||
Either of the following:
For the latest rules and policies on travel to the Philippines, including on quarantine, arrival formalities and other requirements, please monitor announcements from or direct inquiries to the Bureau of Immigration of the Republic of the Philippines through:
Website : https://immigration.gov.ph/#advisory
Hotline : (+632) 8465-2400
Up-to-date copies of resolutions issued by the IATF-EID are available at: