The Philippines’s IATF released Resolution No. 165 which allows visa-required foreign nationals to enter the PH effective 1 April 2022 without the need for Entry Exemption Document (EED) under the following conditions:

  1. Should be able to produce proof that they are fully-vaccinated against Covid-19;
  2. Present negative result of either one of the following tests:
    • RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to departure from country of origin, or
    • Lab-based Antigen test taken within 24 hours prior to departure from country of origin
  3. With passport valid for 6 months or more from date of arrival in the PH;
  4. Valid PH entry visa;
  5. Onward ticket either for return to port of origin or next destination not later than 30 days from arrival in the PH;
  6. Travel insurance with Covid-19 coverage of at least USD35,000 for the entire period of stay in the PH;
  7. One Health Pass

Note that the PH Embassies may required other items aside from the above for the issuance of entry visa.

What are Visa-Required Nationalities?

Foreigners who are not nationals of below countries are required to secure entry visa from the PH Embassy or Consulate.

What are the acceptable documents which can prove full vaccination against Covid-19?

See our for the updated list of countries whose national/state digital vaccine certificate are acceptable for entry in the PH. For those who received their vaccines in countries that are not on the list, they are required to secure the WHO International Certificate of Vaccination.

When should I have my RT-PCR or Antigen Test done if I won’t be taking a direct flight to the PH?

Test may be done prior to the departure from the first country of origin, provided that the traveler has not left the airport during lay-over/transfer on the way to the PH.

Source: IATF Resolution No. 165