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Requirements to enter the Philippines from Thailand starting February 1

Starting February 1, all passengers arriving in the Philippines will have to undergo facility-based quarantine upon arrival. This includes passengers from Thailand.

“All passengers, regardless of origin, shall be required to undergo facility-based quarantine upon arrival.

Unless the passengers exhibit symptoms at an earlier date while on quarantine, PT-PCR shall be conducted on the fifth day from the date of arrival.

If PT-PCR yields a negative result, the passenger shall be endorsed to their local government units (LGU) of destination who shall then coordinate transfer of said passenger from quarantine facility to the LGU and strictly monitor the remainder of the fourteen-day quarantine through their respective Barangay Emergency Response Teams.”

Read the resolution below for complete information.

Requirements to enter the Philippines.

The below list and information had come from Filipinos who went back to Philippines this year.

OFW — passport, ticket & prepare document/s showing you are an OFW to avail of free SWAB, hotel quarantine including food and transportation going to home province from OWWA. More details: https://bit.ly/2XFZ48q

Non-OFWs — passport and ticket. Self pay for SWAB, quarantine and transportation.

Please note that SWAB test is not a requirement to board the flight. A SWAB test will be taken at the hotel in Manila on the fifth day of the date of arrival. OWWA members and legitimate OFWs (with supporting documents, as per other OFWs who already went home) are given free SWAB, quarantine and transportation to their home province. OFW dependents who are travelling alone (unaccompanied by the OFW OWWA member) are not covered by OWWA.

Below are important links. Please take time to read before the flight.

PAL Travel Guidelines: https://bit.ly/3n6BwDT
List of travel requirements: https://bit.ly/3oeFtrz

For easy booking, please add pinoythaiyo on LINE (Line: pinoythaiyo), email ticket@palbkk.com or visit www.philippineairlines.com