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Pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 103 s. 2021, the following revised guidelines shall take effect starting 0001H 22 March 2021 to 2359H 21 April 2021:

  • All Filipino citizens (OFWs and non-OFWs) shall be allowed entry into the Philippines
  • Only the following categories of foreign citizens may enter the Philippines, PROVIDED they are able to present a valid visa at the time of entry and other supporting documents indicated below:
 Category Requirement/s and Condition/s
Diplomats and members of international organisations and their dependents
  • valid 9e visa or 47a2 visa
Foreign nationals involved in medical repatriation
  • DFA Office of the Undersecretary of Migrant Workers Affairs endorsement (for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • OWWA endorsement (for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Foreign national seafarers
  • valid 9c visa for crew change (Green Lanes Programme)
Foreign national spouses and dependent children of Filipino nationals
  • valid 9a visa
  • Proof of relationship with the Filipino national (i.e. civil registry documents)
  • Must be travelling with the Filipino national spouse / parent
Emergency, humanitarian, and other similar cases
  • Approval by the NTF COVID-19 Chairperson or authorised representative (for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Valid visa

Existing guidelines for arriving crew member/s shall continue to be observed.

The above guidelines is enforced without prejudiced to the exercise of the mandate of the Philippine Bureau of Immigraiton in relation to all arrival and departure formalities.

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