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Philippines

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestTest required upon arrival
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine10-14 days in an approved location
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: September 14, 2021
Reviewed: October 19, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

The Philippines borders remain closed for international travel. Some domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to the Philippines?

The Philippines remain closed for travelers. Only returning citizens, residents, and foreign nationals holding special visas may enter.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the Philippines?

All arrivals to the Philippines from red countries will be required to quarantine for 10 days in a government facility and 4 days at home.

Vaccinated arrivals from yellow countries will be required to quarantine for 6 days in a government facility and 4 days at home. Unvaccinated arrivals from yellow countries will be required to quarantine for 8 days in a government facility and 7 days at home.

Vaccinated arrivals from green countries are exempted from quarantine. Unvaccinated arrivals from green countries will be required to quarantine for 6 days in a government facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the Philippines?

Anyone arriving to the Philippines may be required to take a COVID-19 test.

Arrivals from red and yellow countries will be required to take a COVID-19 test on their 7th day.

Unvaccinated arrivals from green countries will be required to take a COVID-19 test on their 5th day.

Is public transportation open in the Philippines?

Public transportation in the Philippines is operating in limited capacity.

Travel between some high-risk provinces is banned.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Philippines?

  • Restaurants in most of the Philippines are open, with capacity limitations in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in the Philippines?

  • Non-essential and leisure businesses in most of the Philippines are open.
  • In high-risk areas, including the National Capital Region, a curfew is in place between 22:00 and 5:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the Philippines?

Wearing face masks is required in public places.

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/philippines
  2. https://www.covid19.gov.ph/ecq-gcq-guidelines/
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