U.S. nationals (“COVID-vaccinated” only) traveling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes can enter the Philippines without a visa, beginning February 10, for visits of less than 30 days.
They must meet the following requirements:
1. Fully vaccinated arriving passengers must present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to the date and time of departure from the country of origin or the first port of embarkation on a continuous journey to the Philippines, excluding lay-overs; provided they have not left the premises of the airport or been admitted to another country during such stopover.
2. Must have a valid ticket for his return trip to the port of origin or the next port of destination no later than 30 days from the date of arrival in the Philippines.
3. Have passports valid for a period of at least six (6) months at the time of your arrival in the Philippines; and
4. Obtain, prior to arrival, travel insurance for COVID-19 treatment costs from reputable insurers with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000 for the duration of their stay in the Philippines.
5. Must have a national/state digital certificate or other proof of COVID-19 vaccination recognized under existing IATF regulations.
A foreign national will only be considered fully immunized if they have received the second dose either a 2-dose series or a single-dose vaccine more than fourteen (14) days prior to the date and time of departure from the country of origin. origin/ port of Embarkation.
Once admitted into the country, they will no longer be required to observe mandatory quarantine at the facilities, but will be required to self-monitor for any signs or symptoms for seven (7) days, with the first day being the date of arrival.
For partially vaccinated U.S. nationals or individuals whose vaccination status cannot be independently validated, they will be required to undergo institutional quarantine until the release of their negative RT-PCR test performed on the 5th day at their arrival. After which they will be required to undergo home quarantine until their fourteenth (14th) day, with the date of arrival being their first day.
Before your trip to the Philippines, you are required to register for the One Health Pass (OHP) by going to BOQ Health Declaration Registration and note your transaction number.
Visa-free nationals who do not fully meet the conditions and requirements set out above will be refused entry to the country and will be subject to the appropriate exclusion procedure.
If you want to stay more than 30 days in the Philippines, you can apply for an appropriate visa/extension of stay during your stay in the Philippines from the Immigration Office.
You can email the Immigration Office at the following email address: