• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestIn some cases
  • RestaurantsOpen in low-risk areas
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: March 29, 2021
Reviewed: May 1, 2021
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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?

Permitted arrivals from high-risk countries, will be required to quarantine for 14 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.

Is public transportation open in the Philippines?

Public transportation in the Philippines is operating in limited capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Philippines?

  • Restaurants in most of the Philippines are open, with capacity limitations in place.
  • In high risk areas, including the National Capital Region, restaurants are open for for takeout and delivery only.

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 20:00 and 5:00.

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

Wearing face masks is required in public places.


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