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Vaccinated tourists from April 1 can enter the Philippines without an entry permit

26.03.2022 116 просмотров

Travelers will need to present an immunization certificate recognized by the Philippines, provide a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to departure, or a negative antigen test obtained 24 hours prior to departure.

From April 1, the Philippine authorities allowed foreign travelers fully vaccinated against the coronavirus to enter the republic without a special document required for tourists from countries that require a visa. Christian Ablan, Deputy Spokesperson for the President of the Philippines, said this at a briefing on Friday.

According to him, "Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be allowed to enter the Philippines from April 1, 2022." at 00:01 local time (March 31, 19:01 Moscow time). “Foreigners will no longer need a document to enter the country,” explained Christian Ablan. “They need to comply with visa requirements and immigration formalities when entering and leaving.” Under the revised rules, fully vaccinated travelers may enter the country upon presentation of an immunization certificate recognized by the Philippines.

However, upon arrival, a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen- test taken 24 hours before departure. In addition, the traveler must have a passport with a validity of at least six months, as well as insurance with a minimum coverage of 35 thousand dollars.

As for children under 12 years old, they will be allowed to enter the country only if they are traveling with fully vaccinated parents. As of April 1, vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine in designated facilities, but should monitor their health for a week and report symptoms to local authorities if necessary.

January 30, 2020 in the Philippines, whose population exceeds 109 million people have identified the first case of coronavirus infection. The total number of infected people in the republic has already exceeded 3.67 million, more than 3.57 million people have recovered, 58.7 thousand patients have died. So far, 63.9 million people have been fully vaccinated in the country.

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