Travel Restrictions Entering the Philippines from Malaysia for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering the Philippines from Malaysia for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
1.41
Increased by-0.02
at 5/16/2022
Vaccinated
63.19%
Increased by0.57%
at 3/17/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Malaysia to the Philippines.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers aged 12 years and older are allowed to enter the Philippines. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Travelers under the age of 12 years traveling with their fully vaccinated parents are also allowed to enter the Philippines.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

International travelers are allowed to transit through the Philippines to third countries if the connecting flight is within the same day. Transit travelers are not allowed to leave the terminal if there is no stopover indicated in the ticket. If there is, travelers are required to comply with entry requirements in the Philippines.

Please see the source for more details.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result

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Description

Travelers are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test result. The RT-PCR test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure from the first country of origin in a continuous journey to the Philippines. The antigen test must be administered by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or another similar establishment a maximum of 24 hours before departure from the first country of origin in a continuous journey to the Philippines.

Travelers who have a connecting flight through another country on the way to the Philippines who exit the airport during their connection or are admitted into another country during their travel are required to take a new COVID-19 test in that country.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 3 years and under, unless symptomatic.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for the Philippines

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Description

Vaccinated travelers aged 12 years and older must have received all vaccine doses required at least 2 weeks before travel. Travelers must have a vaccination certificate that can be verified by Philippine authorities as valid or authentic. Vaccines accepted are those in the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) List or Compassionate Special Permit (CSP) issued by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration and vaccines in the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization.

Travelers who were vaccinated in the Philippines can have an LGU/ hospital-issued vaccination card or certificate, or a BOQ-issued International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV).

For more details, please check the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to present a health insurance policy that covers a minimum of USD $35,000.00 for COVID-19 treatment, for the entire period of their stay in the Philippines.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Filipinos and non-Filipino nationals (spouse and/or children of a Filipino or a former Filipino national traveling with them) with Balikbayan privilege;
  • Non-Filipino travelers entering PH through other than 9(a) visa and 9(e) visa);
  • Ukrainian passport holders;
  • Diplomats and government officials.
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete the One Health Pass form a maximum of 48 hours before their departure to the Philippines. Travelers must fill out the health declaration checklist 24 hours before departure time. Travelers will receive a bar code once the COVID-19 test (RT-PCR or antigen) and vaccination certificate record have been accepted.

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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for transit to third countries

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers with flight connections in the Philippines within the same day to third countries are exempt from any pre-departure COVID-19 test requirement.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Philippines but they must self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 7 days, with the day of arrival being the first day.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks and face shields are mandatory in some settings

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Description

Travelers must wear masks and face shields in some public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Philippines.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
1.41
Increased by-0.02
at 5/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.92%
Increased by-0.13%
at 4/29/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
63.19%
Increased by0.57%
at 3/17/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
70,173,137
Increased by637,384
at 3/17/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.94
Decreased by0.11
at 5/14/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. More restrictive or relaxed guidance, including lockdowns and curfews, may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Information related to the COVID-19 guidelines in place across the regions of the Philippines can be found at https://philippines.trave...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in all public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place. In Manila, proof of vaccination is required to access public transportation. Restrictions on movement may vary by region.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are mostly open as usual. In 'alert level 2' areas, restaurants are open with limited capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are mostly open as usual. In 'alert level 2' areas, bars are open with limited capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are mostly open as usual. In 'alert level 2' areas, nightclubs are open with limited capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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