The Government issues another travel restriction due to a surge of covid 19 cases in the Philippines. It has now limited the number of passenger arrivals per day to 1,500 starting March 18, 2021, at 8:00 AM up to April 19, 2021.
Update: March 19, 2021: The Philippines revises travel rules and allow entry of all Filipinos whether a returning Overseas Filipinos or Overseas Filipino Workers shall be allowed to return to the Philippines.
Aside from this, there is also a suspension of entry for Foreign Nationals and Returning Overseas Filipinos who are non-OFWs beginning 12:01 AM of March 20 up to April 19, 2021.
Because of the said restrictions some flights have been cancelled. Check with your Airline for more details.
Who can enter the Philippines from March 20 to April 19?
For the March 20 up to April 19 period, only the following types of travelers are allowed to enter the Philippines:
- Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)
- Holders of 9(e) visas
- Passengers on medical repatriation and their escort/s duly endorsed by the Department of Foreign Affairs
- Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs or the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
- Distressed Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) duly endorsed by the Department of Foreign Affairs
- Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs
- Emergency, humanitarian and other cases approved by the National Task Force on Covid-19
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