Foreign nationals from visa-free countries who are traveling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes are allowed to enter the Philippines without visas for a stay not exceeding thirty (30) days, provided they hold valid tickets for their return journey to port of origin or next port of destination and their passports valid for a period of at least six (6) months beyond the contemplated period of stay.
Take a screenshot of your personal QR Code before closing or exiting the eARRIVAL CARD website or application AND/OR print your QR code. You will be required to show this QR code to an airline representative before being allowed to board your flight. Upon arrival in the Philippines, you must present this QR code or barcode to the BOQ Quarantine officers for verification.
- a) Proof of vaccination (except for children below 15 years old, who will follow the protocol for the accompanying parent or guardian)
- b) Confirmed bookings from hotels or accommodation establishments that are accredited by the Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT)
- c) Return flight tickets to your port of origin or next destination, which should be not later than 30 days from date of arrival in the Philippines
All departing passengers are required to register their departure via the online Electronic Travel Declaration at https://etravel.gov.ph/ within 72 hours (and up to 3 hours) prior to departure from the Philippines to get a QR Code to present to the airline at check-in prior to boarding. Make sure to save the code and make a print screen as a back up.
* Scuba equipment has been included on the Prohibited Items List of Blunt Instruments by the Philippines Office for Transportation Security and should only be packed in your checked baggage for flights originating in the Philippines. We advise that all guests carry all dive related equipment in their checked luggage rather than their carry-on.