The following procedures shall be observed upon ARRIVAL from an international flight.
1. All passengers must fill up / submit the following forms upon arrival. You may download the forms from the provided link:
1.1. Health Declaration Card: https://bit.ly/DOHYellowForm
1.2. Case Investigation Form (CIF): https://bit.ly/CaseInvestigationForm
1.3. Oath of Undertaking: https://bit.ly/AOUndertaking
2. Proceed to the CRK One-Stop-Shop upon disembarkation for processing.
3. Submit Health Declaration Card (DOH Yellow Form) to Bureau of Quarantine Personnel.
4. Proceed to next desk for hotel assignment:
4.1. For arriving OFWs, proceed to OWWA desk;
4.2. For arriving seafarers, proceed to LMA desk;
4.3. For non-OFWs* and foreign nationals, proceed to DOT desk.
5. Proceed to the testing area for mandatory RT-PCR test.
6. Go through regular immigration and customs procedure.
7. Proceed to their assigned buses to take them to their designated hotels where they will wait for the result of their RT-PCR tests. The Bureau of Quarantine will issue a Medical Clearance Certificate to all passengers with negative test results.
8. Cost RT-PCR tests and hotel accommodation:
8.1. For arriving OFWs, cost will be shouldered by OWWA;
8.2. For arriving seafarers, cost will be shouldered by their manning agency;
8.3. For non-OFWs* and foreign nationals, RT-PCR cost of P4,000 will be on personal account. For Philhealth coverage, non-OFWs must present their Philhealth ID and pay P500 for the administrative fee of Jose B. Lingad Hospital for the RT-PCR test. In the absence of a PhilHealth ID, they can submit a duly filled out PhilHealth Members Registration Form (PMRF: https://bit.ly/PhilHealthMRF) and a photocopy of their passport. (Subject to change, based on further announcements from PhilHealth and/or the Philippine government.)
They may select and pre-book their hotel accommodation from this list: https://bit.ly/BOQAccreditedHotels. Effective 16 August 2020, all international travelers who are non-OFWs shall be required to book their quarantine hotels from the list accredited by the Bureau of Quarantine prior to arrival in CRK. All bookings shall be made including airport to hotel transfers. A confirmed hotel voucher shall be required when they check in for their flight at their city of origin.
*Note: Non-OFWs include returning students, scholars, exchange visitors, diplomats and tourists, among others; and their dependents.
1. The following are allowed to depart any time:
1.1. OFWs with a signed declaration signifying their knowledge and understanding of the risks involved as advised by the Philippine government;
1.2. Students enrolled abroad;
1.3. Participants accepted in exchange visitors programs;
1.4. Permanent residents of foreign jurisdictions;
1.5. Stranded foreign nationals; and,
1.6. Passengers leaving for humanitarian reasons.
2. For full departure guidelines, please refer to the General Passenger Guidelines.
3. TRAVEL GUIDELINES BY COUNTRY
3.1. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Effective, 1 August 2020 all passengers travelling to Dubai from the Philippines, including UAE citizens and residents, tourists, and passengers connecting in Dubai, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate. The test must be taken a maximum of 96 hours before departure. This excludes children under the age of 12 and passengers who have a moderate or severe disability.
For tourists travelling to Dubai: https://bit.ly/DubaiTourists
For Dubai residents: https://bit.ly/Dubai Residents
3.2. SOUTH KOREA: Effective 20 July 2020, the South Korean government will require all foreigners (including transfer passengers) arriving in South Korea to present a Negative COVID-19 PCR Test Result issued within 48 hours before flight departure time by one of the hospitals designated by the embassy. The Negative COVID-19 PCR Test Result must be shown at the time of check-in at the airport and upon arrival at the quarantine authority in Korea. For further details, please check notice of the Embassy of Korea in the Philippines: https://bit.ly/NoticeFromThe EmbassyOfKorea
3.3. QATAR: As part of the gradual lifting of restrictions imposed in the State of Qatar as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and based on Qatar’s travel policy announced previously, the travel policies effective on, Saturday 1st August, have been reviewed based on public health indicators in the State of Qatar and around the world.
As the Philippines is not included in the list of low-risk countries, all passengers travelling to Qatar from the Philippines are required to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense for one week, provided that the hotel accommodation is booked through the “Discover Qatar website”, before arriving in the State of Qatar. After the week has elapsed, the ending of the quarantine period will depend on the result of a COVID-19 test. If the result is positive, the traveller will be transferred to isolation, and if it is negative, the person will commit to home quarantine for another week, in which case the status on the Ehteraz application will be yellow and will then change to green after the week has passed.
All arriving passengers must follow the quarantine policy and conditions of Qatar. For more updates, questions and/or clarifications, please reach out to your airline or refer to this link: https://bit.ly/QatarTravelPolicy
3.4. SINGAPORE: Short-term visitors are not allowed entry into Singapore, except those coming in under the Green/Fast Lane arrangements or with special prior approval. Singapore has also ceased port calls for all cruise vessels. All Singapore-bound passengers will be required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) and COVID-19 testing upon entry. Passengers will bear the costs of the COVID-19 tests and stay at the dedicated SHN Facilities. For further details, please check link: https://bit.ly/SingaporeTravelAdvisory